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Older adults ‘like’ Facebook for ability to stay informed, connect with friends and family

Carol Obenauer, 57, gains motivation from it. Ann Herzinger, 64, uses it as a tool for enlightenment. Mel Kaup, 64, logs on to stay in the loop, nudged initially by the lure of exclusive family photos. “After our son Andy got married, the rest of our kids started talking about neat wedding pictures the very

By |2019-01-21T11:03:14-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Older adults ‘like’ Facebook for ability to stay informed, connect with friends and family

With age comes rising risk of fall, chance of serious injury. Here’s how to protect yourself

Ann B. Davis, who played Alice the housekeeper on “The Brady Bunch” television show. Robert Culp of “I Spy” TV fame. Musician Leonard Cohen and author Kurt Vonnegut. What do they all have in common? They all died after a fall in their home. One in four older Americans fall every year. Of those, one-third suffer hip fractures

By |2018-08-28T09:46:58-05:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on With age comes rising risk of fall, chance of serious injury. Here’s how to protect yourself