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My mom is bored now that her nest is empty. She's always been great at sketching and wants to start designing clothes. I think gamifying projects and new hobbies would help keep her and other grandparents busy and happy.
Meditation is gaining momentum as a strong force to help cope with life's challenges & can be incorporated at any age, lifestyle, or economic level. Whether through technology or free/low-cost options, meditation offers health benefits as we age
Yoshiro Nakamatsu, 85 years of age, also known as Dr. NakaMats is a Japanese inventor who has become something of a minor celebrity for his inventions.He describes his "creativity process", which includes listening to music & diving underwater.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr. wrote Life's Little Instruction Book originally as a leaving-gift for his son, preparing him for all life's challenges ups and downs. What better way to learn how to live gracefully and happily from the elderly themselves.
NETCOM in Norway is a mobil telephone provider that became popular because a promotion 2for1 on Tuesdays, people buy a ticket and one is free. So they make this publicity bring together generations. Take a look... it is very inspirational ...
Today's article on NPR about a company's innovative approach to engineering and marketing a hearing aid reminds me of my mother's struggle with hearing loss, and the frustrations of dealing with the current range of products.
Intentional communities that care for people with developmental disabilities in an atmosphere of dignity and mutual respect. They successfully de-emphasize categories such as able and disabled by providing opportunities for everyone to contribute.
How can we incorporate technology to our seniors with simple reminders of taking their medications, appointments, eating, and exercising.
I found this video on this clock radio that allows you to record your voice to your family member on reminders.