News tagged with older adults

Silver surfers forgotten in social media boom

Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter are an almost ubiquitous part of most young people's lives after just a few years of existence. But the enthusiasm with which they have been adopted by this group has not ...

dateSep 18, 2013 in Internet
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Older adults don't speak 'robot,' study finds

(Phys.org) —In order to effectively program robots that ultimately could be used to aid seniors, researchers at the University of Notre Dame and University of Missouri studied the type of language older adults used when ...

dateJul 16, 2013 in Robotics
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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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