Is an iPad Good for Your Eyes?

For a long time, I have been convinced that holding a book in my hands is superior to scrolling through an e-book on a tablet. Not only do I prefer the weight of a book in my hands and the ...

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Why Atria Senior Living Residents Are Reading with Children

There’s a wonderful photograph posted on the Atria Senior Living Facebook page today. An Atria resident in a Dr. Seuss-inspired hat is surrounded by children eager to hear his reading of the timeless tale, The Cat in the Hat. ...

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Books About Aging and Caregiving: What’s On Your List?

I typically devote my reading time to a good mystery, classic literature, or revisiting an old favorite from my childhood or teen years (a time when it seemed my nose was always buried in a book).

Given my passion for ...

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Illinois Senior Living Residents Doing Good Things, Intergenerationally

What do preschool students and assisted living residents in Illinois have in common? According to this new post on the Sunrise Senior Living blog, it’s story time.

Preschool students participating in the Willow Grove Champions Enrichment Program have the ...

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Books Bonding Families: United Through Reading

The "Making a Difference" segment on the NBC Nightly News report is often the best five minutes I see on TV each day. I'm sure that my crush on Brian Williams, the positive focus, and the human interest feel sets it apart from the latest babble about politics, word of another devastating natural disaster, or the most recent horrific school shooting, but it runs deeper than that for me: I ...

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