Category: Aging In Place Technology

Belvedere-Tiburon Library Senior Week – July 13th through July 16th

The Belvedere-Tiburon Library in Marin County will host a senior week from Tuesday, July 13th through Friday, July 16th. This will be a great event for Marin County residents that are interested in learning about homecare, caregiving, aging in place, Alzheimer’s disease in Marin, dementia and anything else related to being an elder or having… Read more »

Mayo Clinic hosts first aging conference

Today, the first ever international conference on the aging process begins in Red Wing, Minn. The First Annual Mayo Clinic Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging Conference will pair clinicians and researchers in a four-day forum that runs through June 20. The intention is to provide a space for clinicians and researchers to share… Read more »

Asus Skype Videophone – Now Has A Touchscreen!

Do you know a senior or elder in San Francisco (or anywhere in the Bay Area or world) that has a hard time with a computer but would love to use Skype? Asus (a Taiwanese company that makes laptops as well) has created a dedicated Skype Videophone that is called the AiGuru SV1T Skype Videophone…. Read more »

CBS 5 TV Special on Engage As You Age now on our website!

Our CBS 5 TV Special is now up on our website (in the videos section). You can also see the videos in this blog:

Pitfalls to Avoid While Aging at Home

Living Well Assisted Living At Home is hosting a great (and free) seminar on Wednesday, February 24th @ 6 pm. Living Well is one of Engage As You Age’s partners and we’ve co-presented with them and have seen first hand what a great job their CEO Dr. Tessa Ten Tusscher does. She’ll be co-presenting with… Read more »

Seniors are Sexting… Says the AARP!

A recent article in the AARP presents an interesting angle about seniors and baby boomers embracing new technologies that are out there. The focus of the article is on the growing trend of baby boomers (and even their elder parents) “sexting” on their cell phones. “Sexting” is a recently coined term that essentially a play… Read more »

What Do Seniors Do Online?

First and foremost, more and more seniors are getting online via personal computers. According to a 2009 Nielsen report, the number of seniors online has increased by 6.2 million since 2004 (from 11.3 to 17.5 million). We hear regularly from seniors in the San Francisco Bay Area that they’d love to learn what computers can… Read more »

“Aging In Place” Panel Discussion – Nov 18, 2009 @ San Francisco State University

Engage As You Age will be leading a panel discussion on “Aging In Place” at San Francisco State University on November 18, 2009. FACT: 9 out of 10 baby boomers and seniors want to remain in their own homes throughout their entire retirement. This panel discussion will cover not only what options are out there… Read more »

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