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In the video, the initial reaction of the footballer was a lack of respect due the displacement of an elderly man among the group of youths in the football court. Gestures were not welcoming, sometimes even teasing the old man, and eventually escorti

In the video, the initial reaction of the footballer was a lack of respect due the displacement of an elderly man among the group of youths in the football court. Gestures were not welcoming, sometimes even teasing the old man, and eventually escorti

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A friend of mine just shared this video with me and I was so inspired. http://www.metaspoon.com/80-year-old-salsa/  An 80yr old can partner with a young man and their complemetary skills and stregths can create something amazing. This is a visual way

A friend of mine just shared this video with me and I was so inspired. http://www.metaspoon.com/80-year-old-salsa/ An 80yr old can partner with a young man and their complemetary skills and stregths can create something amazing. This is a visual way

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People tend to get intimidated by new challenge or job if they have to work alone. 

So, I believe young people will be more actively involved in mentoring seniors if they have to work with their friends.Continuously , this will be like social gath

People tend to get intimidated by new challenge or job if they have to work alone. So, I believe young people will be more actively involved in mentoring seniors if they have to work with their friends.Continuously , this will be like social gath

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Are you interested in how mediation and mindfulness can benefit seniors? This article includes a TED talk, plus several research links: 

http://www.aplaceformom.com/blog/2-12-14benefits-of-mindfulness-seniors/

Improved longevity, decreased lone

Are you interested in how mediation and mindfulness can benefit seniors? This article includes a TED talk, plus several research links: http://www.aplaceformom.com/blog/2-12-14benefits-of-mindfulness-seniors/ Improved longevity, decreased lone

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What does it mean to design mobile interfaces for older adults? What  should considerations a younger designer factor in?

As part of a research project conducted during a master’s thesis dissertation, 
Roxanne Leitao created a set of design patte

What does it mean to design mobile interfaces for older adults? What should considerations a younger designer factor in? As part of a research project conducted during a master’s thesis dissertation, Roxanne Leitao created a set of design patte

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"If we don't feel anything, we don't have any chance of changing anything. #LetsExplore"

I came across this image and text on Twitter today and it got me thinking about how we need ideas that will draw an emotional connection to our cause. But I w

"If we don't feel anything, we don't have any chance of changing anything. #LetsExplore" I came across this image and text on Twitter today and it got me thinking about how we need ideas that will draw an emotional connection to our cause. But I w

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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 living tasks, but limited research exists on seniors'

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 living tasks, but limited research exists on seniors'

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There are a series of links ( starting at the link provided below) describing current and noteworthy research in education.  I'd invite you to read several summaries provided here, and think about how these general conclusions about "what can be done

There are a series of links ( starting at the link provided below) describing current and noteworthy research in education. I'd invite you to read several summaries provided here, and think about how these general conclusions about "what can be done

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