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Why you should volunteer for digital inclusion

When I first moved to the US, I had come for an internship for a Norwegian company. One of my coworkers was close to 70 and had moved to the...

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How to get dates when you're retired

As a natural consequence of the high divorce rates, more and more are finding themselves retired and single. And it’s not always easy to meet someone when your social circle...

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4 causes of loneliness, and 1 myth

Senior loneliness is on the rise. Not only because of the growing rate of seniors, but also due to the forces changing our way of life.

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Why you should care we're getting lonelier

This is the second post in a series of posts on the topic of loneliness. This post focuses on the health implications of loneliness, as well as some available solutions....

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Feeling lonely? ..you're not alone

All the lonely people, where do they all come from? All the lonely people, where do they all belong? Eleanor Rigby, The Beatles

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How to organize a holiday workshop: mixing friends with family

One thing that really has surprised me in recent years is how easy it is for my parents to get on with our friends’ parents.

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The elephant in our decorated living rooms

As we approach the peak of holiday season, I had the idea to bring up one of the elephants in our decorated rooms. Most families have at least one. And...

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6 keys to a strong relationship with your adult children

In the US, most of us around are preparing to celebrate Thanksgiving with our friends and family. As we enter the Holiday season, it’s the perfect time to start talking...

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5 things you should know about Alzheimer's

In this post, we round off our series intending to raise awareness and challenge the stigma surrounding this mental illness. In this week’s post, we summarise the facts you should...

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Is your Mom on Facebook too?

Facebook is 15 years old this year. So not even a decade ago, the bucket of users in the 55+ category was nearly empty.

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Do these 4 things to stay independent as you age

A few weeks ago, I met with a friend and former co-worker. I was telling her about wanting to create a service that would help my parent’s generation achieve and...

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Overcoming digital isolation

Even in highly developed countries, like in Scandinavia, where education and availability of high-speed internet are amongst the highest in the World. Digital isolation is a reality. 4 out of...

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3 steps to a meaningful connection

Last weekend I was matched with a stranger through an event coordinated event called Europe Talks, organised by The Financial Times and media outlets all around Europe.

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