Senior Planet Community, a new social platform developed by OATS from AARP, is exclusive to adults 60-plus and lets users join groups related to their interests.
A look at how low-cost scheduling software appropriately tailored to the needs and resource constraints of rural nonprofit transportation providers helps older residents meet their transportation needs.
Last fall my mom got an iPhone so she could text with her children and grandchildren. It turns out she’s part of a trend of older Americans embracing technology to keep in touch with family and friends.
In 2011, some widely used implantable heart defibrillators, designed to correct potentially fatal irregular heart rhythms, developed cracked insulation on their high-voltage electrical wires. The result was that in some cases they caused severe shocks, and even deaths.
Have you ever asked yourself these questions: “What’s the best mobile app to use or the best device to purchase for achieving everyday goals?” “How can I use technology to stay connected to family and friends, search for jobs, manage my home, care for loved ones and learn a new skill?” Most of us…
Can technology transform aging in America? It’s a compelling question, and in fact I recently participated in a panel discussion with that very title. The panel, hosted by Politico, discussed community-based care and technological innovations to help older adults age in their own homes and…
Today, almost everyone in the United States has the option of purchasing an Internet connection. Yet tens of millions of Americans do not share in many of the social and economic benefits that Internet use affords. An increasing number of communities are taking action to address this issue.
Search AARP Blogs