News tagged with older adults

Home-based assessment tool for dementia screening

(—With baby boomers approaching the age of 65 and new cases of Alzheimer's disease expected to increase by 50 percent by the year 2030, Georgia Tech researchers have created a tool that allows adults to screen ...

dateOct 03, 2012 in Software
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More baby boomers opting to cohabit, not marry

(HealthDay)—Baby Boomers are in the mood for shacking up, and not just for a little while: The percentage of older Americans who are living together has skyrocketed in recent years, and new research finds that those who ...

dateAug 31, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Computers provide connections for older adults

The rapid evolution of computers makes it challenging for computer savvy users to keep up, but what about older Americans? How useful are computers to the aging population? As the rate of technology change accelerates, there ...

dateSep 21, 2011 in Social Sciences
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