Tag: computer lessons for seniors

Home Alone: More Seniors with Dementia Aging in Place … Solo

A new report from the Alzheimer’s Association indicates that a growing number of people with dementia live alone—more than 800,000 across the country and 72,000 in California. The report, “2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures,” estimates that one in seven people with Alzheimer’s or dementia lives alone, and that up to half of those people have no… Read more »

Technology for Seniors Discussed at The City Club of San Francisco

Ben Lewis, the founder of Engage As You Age, will be giving a talk on “Nanatechnology: Gizmos and Gadgets for Seniors, Boomers and Kids” this Thursday, February 3rd, at 6 pm at The City Club of San Francisco. Learn about skype and seniors, the pros and cons of seniors using Ipads and also about many… 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 »

The Floh Club for Computer Help for Seniors… Vanishes!

Florence Henderson’s (or should we say support.com’s) Floh Club is no more. It launched in the fall of 2009 to a lot of fanfare but is no longer an active website. Last fall there were tons of press releases, videos of Florence and frankly just a lot of hype about this service. We’re not clear… 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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