Tag: companionship for seniors

Seniors Using Facebook

You don’t have to be a teenager to enjoy Facebook! Seniors, even those over 100 (!),  are learning how to use Facebook and other social networks to maintain relationships with family and friends. Seniors and Facebook don’t go together like peanut butter and jelly just yet but that is certainly starting to change. Many seniors… Read more »

Engage As You Age Continues to Engage Seniors

2010 was a great year for Engage As You Age. We’ve touched a lot of people’s lives in meaningful ways and provided meaningful employment for many San Francisco Bay Area residents. We’re excited about 2011 and look forward to working with many seniors throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. So if you know someone that… Read more »

KPFA Makes Note of Upcoming Senior Care Panel

San Francisco Bay Area radio station KPFA, 94.1 on the FM dial, made note of the “Senior Care 101” panel discussion in San Rafael tonight, November 18, 2010 at 6:30 pm . The talk will be held at the San Rafael City Council Chambers. Remember, this is a great event and open to anyone that… Read more »

Bay Area Summit Writes Article on Engage As You Age

Bay Area Summit, A Quarterly Newsletter for Midlife and Older Adults recently wrote an article on Engage As You Age. The article, “Engaging While Aging: What’s Good for the Brain is Good for the Soul,” describes our services that many residents of assisted living and continuing care retirement homes have benefited from. It also captures… Read more »

Oldest Facebook User Ivy Bean Passes Away

Ivy Bean has passed away at the age of 104. Most likely the oldest regular user (if not user) of Facebook, Ivy Bean kept her (at last count) 4,949 friends up to speed with her life. On August, 15, 2008 an article described Ivy as being “the world’s oldest facebook user.” At that time she… Read more »

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