Is Social Networking More Beneficial for the Older Folks?

Introduction When many people think of social networking in the world today, they think of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. There are more and more social networking sites and apps that keep popping up in the technological world today. But when most people think of these social networking aspects, many just think that only younger people…

‘Facebook/Instagram’; is it face to face enough?

INTRODUCTION Instagram and Facebook are made to create easy connections with people who are unable to be together in person. Facebook was created in 2004 by a 19-year-old college student name Mark Zuckerberg. By becoming ‘friends’ with people, you are able to see what they post in terms of statuses, photos, videos, opinions, and anything…

Pinterest & Instagram: Make What You Love, Share With Loved Ones

Introduction Pinterest and Instagram are used through mobile devices by millions of people every day. Pinterest allows users to search through different ideas like recipes for meal to make, style inspiration, art, and decoration. Instagram is used similarly except with Instagram not only can you gain inspiration but you can also share it with friends…

Christian Mingle and Tinder: dating is not out of date

Product Description As age increases, so does a desire for love.  With limited mobility, however, it can be a bit of an obstacle.  For this reason, this review will be assessing Christian Mingle and Tinder, and whether or not these applications alleviate social isolation and loneliness in older adults.  Christian Mingle is a dating website…

Music Moves You – No Matter Your Age

By Anna Pritchard The Applications Music is an important piece of every culture in every time period in history. For the current generations, music is being shared and listened to, globally, in a way that has never been seen before.  The newest trend is to use apps that stream music onto devices, and the two…

Facebook and eHarmony, Seniors’ New Communication Platforms, by Maireny Medina

Introduction In today’s day in age, technology and online services take up a huge portion of people’s everyday life, including older adults. The transition into older adulthood can be a difficult one because of the negative stereotypes mainstream society places upon older adults, medical setbacks, relocating into new homes or assisted care living facilities, and…

Skype and Facebook: Staying Connected with Age by: Jenna Lingold

Technology is a concept within society, which is constantly evolving and updating throughout the years. As individuals age it becomes more and more difficult to stay in tune with these frequent changes. Most senior citizens decide to simply withdraw from specific technological tools completely which leads senior citizens to become disconnected and isolated commonly leading…

Motivating Exercise for Seniors

Aging is an inevitable part of life and along with aging, health and physical problems can become present. There are many devices, technology, etc. that can be used by older adults in order to benefit them, including the use of a fitbit or jawbone. These devices can be used to motive older adults to exercise…