Consumers age 50-plus spent an average of $912 on technology in 2022, up from $394 in 2019, according to a new AARP survey.
AARP is sponsoring a new programming track at CES 2023 focused on AgeTech, assistive technology to help people live longer, healthier lives.
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AARP Innovation Labs is heading to the HLTH and CES tech conferences, hosting competitions to help empower people to choose how they live as they age.
The FemAging Fast Pitch Competition gives entrepreneurs the chance to compete for a $10,000 cash grant.
Senior Couple Series
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.
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People love their digital devices. Take the Staying Sharp Digital Declutter Challenge to learn about what distracts you and how to deal with it.
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.
Top Technology Trends 50 Plus in 2019
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.
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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.
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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…
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