Posts Tagged "technology"

Intentional Aging

Remember that horrible stereotype of an old guy cursing all forms of new technology (likely with his cane raised in anger)? Well, not only is this stereotype offensive, it’s also flat-out wrong. 

Nearly half (42%) of all aging adults own a smartphone, according to a 2016 study. And virtually all of these individuals are skilled at using their smartphones and other tech tools to make their lives easier, safer and more enjoyable.
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The success of any day depends on how well you start it. Negativity and stress are pervasive; they are all around. Stress affects you physically, mentally and spiritually. That’s why it is important to prepare for your day by developing good healthy habits, such as getting sufficient sleep, exercising, paying attention and creating a space for recharge. These healthy habits can help you stay grounded so that you are motivated and energized throughout your day.
Here are some things you can do to stay grounded in a stress-borne world.
1. Get sufficient sleep.
You want to…

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Header-are you prepared to live long

I did a class called Rethinking Aging: Are you Prepared to Live Long? The last assignment asked us to write a letter to ourselves 25 years from now. I would be approximately 75 years.  So here is my letter to myself. I would encourage you to write also a letter to yourself 25 years from now. What would your life look like in terms of health, long-term care, savings/finances, home etc.?

My Dearest Etta,

If you’re reading this letter, you’re still alive, and you are now 75 years old! Dear God! What does that number mean?! Only you can tell me now, and I sure hope y…

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