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Technology for Seniors: Benefits for Older Adults and their Families

In this interview, Elizabeth Marques Kogan speaks with Steve Barlam from LivHome to learn about the different types of technologies available for seniors and the benefits of technology for seniors and their caregivers. Read more…

A Role for Seniors and Boomers in Digital Literacy

Seniors and Boomers Have a Role in Digital Literacy

When it comes to digital literacy, baby boomers and seniors have an important role to play and have also proven themselves quite capable of adapting to changing technology. Read more…

Comfort Life TV: Helping You Discover a Fulfilling Life

Want to get a peek at some of these features and stories from retirement residents, their families, staff and industry professionals? Check out Comfort Life TV! Read more…

How Crime Stoppers App Aims for a Safer Toronto

Want to get more involved in making your community a safer place? Download the Toronto Crime Stoppers App to help Toronto fight crime! Read more…

Charming Senior’s Video Wins Online Contest

Ever made a grilled cheese sandwich with an iron or corn on the cob in a kettle? Watch 88-year-old Shura do it in her winning Cyber-Seniors video!

VIDEO: Video Games May Help Seniors Improve Balance

Lord of the Wii

VIDEO: Lloyd Kitchen has a fun way of staying active, bowling on the Wii with his fellow residents.

VIDEO: Retirement Homes Help Seniors Become Tech Savvy

VIDEO: Seniors are becoming quite computer savvy thanks to the many retirement homes that have helped their residents get more involved.

How to protect your aging parents from scams and fraud

March is Fraud Prevention Month—the perfect time to learn how to protect your parents from scam artists of all kinds. And how coincidental that is; this week we heard yet another sad story of a Canadian senior who was the victim of the ‘grandparents scam‘: someone called posing as the woman’s grandson and told her […]

Comfort Life news roundup: Where should you spend your money?

What does it really cost to age in place at home? You might be surprised…Is critical illness insurance worth the cost? If you’ve got cash in the kitty after that, should you help your adult kids out financially? And how’s all this playing out for seniors across the pond in the UK? We also saw […]

Still Wanted: Accessible Technology for the Elderly and Disabled

A recent survey by the PEW Internet and American Life Project shows that the health industry and its resident technology partners are still missing an opportunity to serve a valuable market, the elderly and the disabled. According to the report, “54% of adults living with a disability use the internet, compared with 81% of adults […]