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Boomers and Password Security

A recent Harris Interactive survey on e-commerce and passwords showed that Baby Boomers were disproportionately af­fected by online pass­word difficulties. Nineteen percent of online U.S. adults between ages 55-64 had given up on a purchase from an e-commerce Web site because they forgot a username or password. The password difficulties were not limited to e-com­merce sites. More than 80 percent of U.S. adults between ages 55-64 who use the Internet have forgotten a password, and 54 percent have had to [...]

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The Impact of Hearing Loss

The Impact of Hearing Loss
By Gora Ganguli Hearing loss is an ever-growing problem that robs people of their quality of life. Because it takes away the capacity to communicate and reduces social interaction between people,[...]

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Organizational Partners Sought to Research Boomer/Senior Attitudes

As Baby Boomers and seniors become more wired, leading mature marketing agency Creating Results (www.creatingresults.com) is updating its national research project, Social, Silver Surfers, which[...]

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Silvers Summit at the 2013 Consumer Electronic Show CES® Preview

Offers Inspiring,Game-Changing Innovators Serving Baby Boomers and Seniors Google's Vinton Cerf Featured Keynote Silvers Summit at the 2013 International CES® is upping the game in 2013, bringing[...]

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National Tour To Educate Seniors About Mobile Technology

Coming soon to a retirement community near you, the AT&T* Reconnect Tour, in alliance with Senior TechRALLY™, will begin a 15-city jaunt across the country offering tech newcomers a fresh [...]

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Researchers Examine Older Adults’ Willingness to Accept Help From Robots

Most older adults prefer to maintain their independence and remain in their own homes as they age, and robotic technology can help make this a reality. Robots can assist with a variety of everyday[...]

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University Explores Use of Robots to Aid Recovery from Stroke

Researchers in robotics and communication disorders at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have teamed up to explore whether a personal humanoid robot may help people recovering from stroke by[...]

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New Science Fiction Film Features “Elder Care Robot”

In the new science fiction film Frank & Me Frank, a retired cat burglar, has two grown kids who are concerned he can no longer live alone. They are tempted to place him in a nursing home until[...]

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13 case studies on electronic health record evaluation and implementation now available

CAST Provides Case Studies on Selecting and Implementing EHR Products Case Studies Complement LeadingAge’s Existing Portfolio of Online Tools  LeadingAge’s Center for Aging Services[...]

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