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Brains in Training–NeurExpand Brain Center

Brains in Training–NeurExpand Brain Center

By Christy Brudin Memorizing facts. Taking tests. Playing games. That’s what the attendees at NeurExpand Brain Center are doing. It may sound like they are in school, but they are in fact patients at a world-class brain fitness center that is putting scientific research into practice to improve memory and related brain functions. NeurExpand’s Brain Fitness Program helps middle-aged and older individuals increase their brain size and prolong mental clarity. The program enhances the brain’s ability to change and adapt, [...]

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Real-Life Story–Buckingham’s Choice

Real-Life Story–Buckingham’s Choice
When Edith Duff and her dining companion head to the dining room to enjoy lunch at Buckingham’s Choice, a continuing care retirement community in Frederick County, Md., the other residents take[...]

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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[...]

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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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