Innovation is at the forefront of the aging sphere. This section is a source of information on the new technology allowing us to age better and in place through products, apps and services in the areas of health care, fitness, finance and more.
You can read about the rise of artificial intelligence and virtual reality in our homes and daily lives, plus how to navigate the ways technology, social media and the internet affect our relationships. These stories help us imagine how the lives of older people might look in the near and distant future with all of these big changes in mind.
What I wish my partner in assisted living had during the pandemic
Virtual choirs can help lift spirits and fight loneliness
Here’s how two people are handling the challenges, and what they’ve learned
Interact, an intergenerational arts center, practices 'radical inclusion'
7 ways to strengthen the grandparent-grandchild bond while sheltering in place
Experts offer tips for sharing close quarters
What to do before, during and after your virtual doctor visit
What experts in aging think the future holds for boomer bashing
Its new CareHive project surveys caregivers for ways to help
I’m a directionally challenged person and this device has changed my life
An essay about loss written for Next Avenue resulted in new friendships
Isolated and lonely adults are sharing their fears and desperately wanting connection
As her millennial sons shelter in place across the country, a mom tries to manage
How the pandemic is adding to the difficulties of aging in place
For a respite from COVID-19 worries, try simple creative projects
America has much to learn from the food and buddy programs born in crisis
Work & Purpose
Programs like OLLI and One Day University now teach older students online
A series on America's first generation aging with HIV/AIDS