Technology

Which Gets Top Score in Cognitive Benefits—Brain Games or Video Games?
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Brain training games have become widely popular, but how do they stack up against video games? A recent study aimed to find out by comparing…

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TRENDING NOW: Tackling Dementia with Robots & Video Games
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Robots are gradually solidifying their place in the world of older adult care. They are taking on roles of companions, caretakers, and, now, teachers. McKnight’s…

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Mind Games: A Review of Whether Brain Games Improve Cognitive Health
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Playing games seems like a great way to maintain or improve cognitive health, but do brain games really work? The answer, according to a recent…

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TRENDING NOW: Accessing Grandkids On-Demand
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Loneliness continues to be a focus for research on older adults, with both senior living developers and researchers attempting to find savvy new ways to…

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The Online Mind: How Internet Use Affects Older Adults’ Cognitive Health
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Many of us are struggling to limit “screen time” these days in order to spend less time online. But can using the internet be good…

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TRENDING NOW: Technology for the Future of Aging
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Technology continues to be a fruitful endeavor within the field of aging, and has already changed the way people are aging. At the Consumer Electronics…

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Release the Robots! Older & Younger Adults’ Perceptions of Robots
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Do people want robots helping them at home or work? If so, are older and younger adults equally accepting of robots? To answer these questions,…

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TRENDING NOW: Smart Watches & Older Adults’ Safety
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Smart watches are always making their way onto gift lists, but there have been new advances in these devices that could be incredibly helpful for…

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Tech for Health: The Converging Digital Divide
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Expanding on the commonly acknowledged age gap in technology adoption, a recent study explored whether similar differences exist among different ethnic groups of older adults.…

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TRENDING NOW: Older Adults Are Learning to Age Well from Podcasts
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Older adults have access to a new medium for information and directed activities to help them age well: podcasts. Podcasts that help older adults age…

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A Clean Bill of Health: Research Reveals How to Improve Hand Hygiene among Older Adults
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In a study that earned a 2018 silver  Mather LifeWays Innovative Research on Aging Award,  researchers attempted to discover a simple approach to a serious problem:…

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TRENDING NOW: Older Adults Travel with Virtual Reality
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A recent trend among older adults is taking a once-in-a-lifetime trip. . . virtually. Several recent articles note the increased use of virtual reality goggles…

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