Articles on "Senior Videos"

April 23, 2012 6:11 pm

CNN – Online Dating for Boomers Increasing Trend

CNN reports that a 2010 e-Harmony survey found the internet is now the most popular way for people over 50 to meet and marry.  “I’ve always thought the idea that the older generation is afraid of technology is overblown, because they now seem to adopt it, and adopt it in numbers just as much as everybody else does, ” said eHarmony.com’s Gian Gonzaga. Stacy Dansey, 61, feared looking on-line for love after hearing horror stories from friends. Then she said her […]

MIT Engineers Create “Old Age Suit” – Video
February 22, 2012 5:42 pm

MIT Engineers Create “Old Age Suit” – Video

AGNES (Age Gain Now Empathy System) Overview AGNES is a suit worn by students, product developers, designers, engineers, marketing, planners, architects, packaging engineers, and others to better understand the physical challenges associated with aging. Developed by AgeLab researchers and students, AGNES has been calibrated to approximate the motor, visual, flexibility, dexterity and strength of a person in their mid-70s. AGNES has been used in retail, public transportation, home, community, automobile, workplace and other environments.    A Closer Look Knee and […]

December 19, 2011 9:39 pm

Happy Holidays from SourceBook and ProAging

Get a rare (and funny) glimpse of the entire Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook team as they prepare for a special Holiday edition of the publication!

December 19, 2011 8:58 pm

Happy Holidays from Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook and ProAging

Get a rare (and funny) glimpse of the entire Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook team as they prepare for a special Holiday edition of the publication!

December 19, 2011 8:45 pm

Senior Citizen Flash Mob – Holiday Edition!

A group of seniors pulled off a dance performance inside a Target store in Kansas. Several shoppers got a special holiday treat at the Lawrence, Kan., but the video has also proven to be a YouTube sensation with over 500,000 viewers!

“Learn More Today” in Retirement Communities!
December 5, 2011 5:08 pm

“Learn More Today” in Retirement Communities!

Last month I traveled to Brightview Westminster Ridge to interview one of the residents, Velma Keck for an article we recently published on the benefits of pets in senior living communities.  Click here to read the article and watch a video As I approached the community I was impressed by the location, which is right near several schools offering a more inter generational setting for the residents. With academics on my mind I turned into the community and something on […]

October 24, 2011 4:47 pm

Solution to Save Money on a Retirement Community: Get a Roommate

Two longtime neighbors decided to research communities, but never imagined they would share the same apartment! When Sean Foohey moved into his townhouse in 1969, one of the first people he met was his next-door neighbor.  The two immediately developed a friendship and support network that included sharing dinner and conversation nearly every evening.  Now over 40 years later, they have made the move to The Woodlands Retirement Community in Fairfax, Va. where instead of living next door, they are […]

October 24, 2011 2:46 pm

One Away Campaign Documents Poverty of Elders

One Away is an innovative, national video advocacy campaign that gives voice to vulnerable older adults who are struggling to make ends meet in today’s economy. The campaign captures real stories of seniors on video—and calls for legislative and policy changes to make it easier for them to get the services and supports they need to live with independence and dignity. The National Council on Aging (NCOA) NCOA is working with Local Advocacy Partners around the country to build support […]

Senior Living: Making Deep and Purposeful Connections
August 17, 2011 4:03 pm

Senior Living: Making Deep and Purposeful Connections

Amenities and activities go beyond entertainment to become a foundation for caring and meaningful relationships. “We saw that Collington offered us the one thing that was more important to us and that was a group of people we wanted to live with,” said Grant Bagley a resident of the Continuing Care Retirement Community located in Mitchellville, Md.  “We’ve made close friendships in a short period of time and they are of a depth and quality that I would not have […]

July 14, 2011 6:33 pm

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