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Project GOAL’s Deb Berlyn to be honored by FOSI

Nov 04, 2015 Comments Off on Project GOAL’s Deb Berlyn to be honored by FOSI by

FOSI Announces 2015 Award Winners Honors Outstanding Achievements in Online Safety On the evening of November 17th, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) will recognize six individuals, nominated by their peers, the 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award. FOSI convenes diverse perspectives from a wide array of stakeholders, and consistently acknowledges the distinguished and inspiring work being […]

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Technology brings new luster

Oct 27, 2015 Comments Off on Technology brings new luster by

Technology brings new luster,  McKnight’s, by Kelly Lee Hardin 

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Senior citizens’ use of computers and mobile phones might shave 10 years off their mental age

Sep 02, 2015 Comments Off on Senior citizens’ use of computers and mobile phones might shave 10 years off their mental age by

Senior citizens’ use of computers and mobile phones might shave 10 years off their mental age, Akshat Rathi 

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Mythbusters: Seniors and Technology

Jul 31, 2015 Comments Off on Mythbusters: Seniors and Technology

Mythbusters: Seniors and Technology, Pure Talk USA 

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Seniors love technology too, and some companies are starting to notice

Mar 21, 2015 Comments Off on Seniors love technology too, and some companies are starting to notice

Seniors love technology too, and some companies are starting to notice, Today Money, by Keith Wagstaff,

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How tech is helping seniors live at home, not in a home

Jan 23, 2015 Comments Off on How tech is helping seniors live at home, not in a home

How tech is helping seniors live at home, not in a home, Venture Beat

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Project GOAL Distributes New Privacy Recommendations to National Association of Area Agencies on Aging Conference

Jul 19, 2011 Comments Off on Project GOAL Distributes New Privacy Recommendations to National Association of Area Agencies on Aging Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2011 Media Contact: Warren Robinson Phone: 202-572-6214 Project GOAL Distributes New Privacy Recommendations to National Association of Area Agencies on Aging Conference WASHINGTON – Project GOAL (Getting Older Adults Online) today distributed new privacy guidelines to the annual conference hosted by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging.  The […]

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The fastest growth on social networking sites like Facebook has come from internet users 74 and older

Jul 18, 2011 Comments Off on The fastest growth on social networking sites like Facebook has come from internet users 74 and older

Teenagers are abandoning blogs, while members of the “G.I. Generation” are flocking to Facebook. These are two of the findings in a new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, which put out a similar “Generations” report last year. Read Full Article

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Seniors increasingly read news online, use social media to stay connected

Jul 18, 2011 Comments Off on Seniors increasingly read news online, use social media to stay connected

By her own admission, Mary Dysart Quint wastes too much time on Facebook. The Pittsfield, Maine resident logs on to the social networking site three or four times a day to chat with friends and family, share links to news stories, and post comments about TV shows and current events. Read Full Article

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Facebook and YouTube help the elderly ‘keep their brains active and reduce stress and depression’

Jul 18, 2011 Comments Off on Facebook and YouTube help the elderly ‘keep their brains active and reduce stress and depression’

Facebook and YouTube help the elderly keep their brains active and stave off memory loss, according to scientists. Pensioners who frequent social networking sites, and other online destinations, such as Skype – have more flexible brains than those who don’t, a study claims. The Internet was also found to reduce symptoms of anxiety, stress and […]

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