Category Archives: Technology


Communicating with aphasia, July 1, 2019

If your loved one suddenly developed difficulty with speaking, he or she probably has aphasia, typically from a stroke or traumatic brain injury. Slow or garbled speech can be frustrating for everyone. Recovery is enhanced by following the advice of speech and occupational therapists. Your support is invaluable in terms of bolstering self-worth and confidence. […]


Smartwatches for seniors, March 18, 2019

The makers of smartwatches are now designing products for older adults. And they just may have come up with an acceptable alternative to the standard “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” pendant. Perhaps you’ve tried to get your loved one to wear a personal emergency response system (PERS) pendant—only to hear, “No. I don’t […]

New Beginnings, March 26, 2015

Welcome to our new website and my inaugural blog post! It is spring, my favorite time of year and the season of new beginnings. I look forward to sharing the writing of some of my favorite authors in this space, as well as news about how we as aging adults approach the challenges we encounter with grace, determination and humor.