Tag: elders

Undercover Boss and Homecare and Caregiving

Last night CBS featured a homecare company on its show Undercover Boss. What stood out to us at Engage As You Age was that the healthcare and caregiving scenes on the program seemed to focus on most everything but socialization for the seniors. Aside from bingo we didn’t see much meaningful conversation. Laundry was done,… Read more »

Engage As You Age in the News!

Engage As You Age continues to catch the eye of both boomer-focused websites and also those in the start-up business community. We’re excited that our services are getting publicity. We’ve seen firsthand how much of a difference our services for seniors make for baby boomers and family caregivers. In the last few weeks both Bette… Read more »

On the Train Again: Classes Teach Seniors Public Transportation

Three nonprofit groups in the Bay Area are collaborating to offer a Senior Travel Training Program, which is designed to teach older adults — those age 55 and older — how to use public transit, such as AC Transit, BART and city-specific shuttles such as Emeryville’s Emery-go-Round.

David Seidler’s Screenplay “The King’s Speech” Nets Him Oldest Oscar Screenplay Ever

Have you heard of David Seidler? Engage As You Age hadn’t until he won an Oscar for Best Screenplay this evening. What caught our attention was what he said during his post-Oscar interview. “I believe I am the oldest person to win this particular award. I hope that record is broken quickly and often.” said… Read more »

Meaningful Conversation and Happiness

A recent study in Psychological Science found that substantive conversation can have meaning for people beyond the topic of the discussion…. It makes ’em happy! Washington University Professor Simine Vazire and three other professors found in their study that those who were happiest engaged in meaningful conversations twice as often as those who were found… Read more »

San Rafael Senior Care 101 Panel: Nov. 18th, 2010

The San Rafael City Hall Council Chambers is hosting a “Senior Care 101: Making Sense of Senior Services” panel discussion on Thursday, Nov. 18th, 2010 from 6:30 till 8:30. The event is sponsored by the San Rafael Public Library and is a great opportunity for elders, seniors, baby boomers, caregivers, and anyone else interested in… Read more »

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