Tech it to the Limit

Tech it to the limit: connecting with others and aging well with technology

When researchers analyzed studies of 308,849 people who were followed for an average of 7.5 years, those who had strong social relationships were 50 percent more likely to be alive. 

At first glance, technology has the potential to isolate us further, as we get lost in a world of screens. However, a closer look shows that apps, virtual reality, artificial intelligence robots and wearable technology can actually help seniors connect with others and build stronger social circles.

Using Your Gadgets for Good

While technology sometimes gets a bad rap for creating an unhealthy attachment to our screens, it also has the potential to help us stay connected. Access to apps, virtual reality, artificial intelligence robots and wearable technology can actually help seniors improve their mental well-being and connect with others and build stronger social circles.

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