Seniors Getting Digital (and Loving It)

“Did I get him? Did I get him?” That’s what an 84-year-old grandfather keeps asking his grandson during an intense round of Halo, the wildly popular video game that steals many a young person’s non-working, non-sleeping hours. This ...

 
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Boomer Actresses Hitting the Big Screen in a Big Way

I’m thrilled when a mature man or woman is carrying the lead role in movies, but it's probably because I've always had a special passion for elders. However, the recent trend towards more boomers and seniors commanding the screen ...

 
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Why Los Angeles Community Does Not Want Assisted Living

Residents living within the 90210 zip code -- made popular by the 90s era TV shows Melrose Place and Beverly Hills, 90210 -- don’t want to see any more assisted living communities in the vicinity.

It’s not because the Los ...

 
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Multi-Generational Households Are Back

As of 2008, a record 49 million Americans, or 16.1% of the total U.S. population, lived in a family household that contained at least two adult generations or a grandparent and at least one other generation. (from the Pew Social Trends report)
Comebacks are happening all the time - styles, products, actors, movies, musicians, sayings - and in this case, a once-popular housing arrangement is re-emerging. Multi-generational households are back. A recently ...

 
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