Telikin Give the Gift of Connections

Category: General

gift connectGive the Gift of Connections - "Reach out and touch someone."  "These are the moments of your life." 

How many of you remember these famous advertising slogans from the 1970's?  I can still remember those commercials. Human connection – it’s an emotion and a need that is hardwired into our psyche.  Most of us strive for meaningful relationships with family and friends throughout our lives. And social connection is important not only for our personal happiness, but also for our overall health and wellbeing.

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14 October 2014, 18:38
 

Telikin Using the Internet Decreases Depression in Seniors

Category: Aging

Senior Woman Smiling Telikin smUsing the Internet Decreases Depression in Seniors - If you needed yet another reason to get your senior parent, friend, or grandparent on the computer, here's one - Using the internet can help reduce depression in older adults. A recent study out of Michigan State University...

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29 April 2014, 16:49
 

Telikin Senior Computer and Internet Use

Category: Aging

Senior Computer Use smSenior Computer and Internet Use - The Pew Research Center just released new data on internet and computer usage among older adults. In short, the numbers show that more seniors are adopting technologies, but still at a much slower pace than the rest of adult Americans.

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04 April 2014, 20:49
 

Telikin Technology the Way to Differentiate LTC Communities

Category: General

senior-lady-with-adult-daughter-smTechnology the Way to Differentiate LTC Communities - In the long-term care industry, the communities that utilize and offer technologies will be the ones who differentiate themselves from the competition. Recently, LTC executives gathered in Las Vegas for the Long-Term Care...

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06 February 2014, 22:16
 

Telikin Brain Training Can Have Lasting Effects in Seniors

Category: Aging

brain training gearsBrain Training Can Have Lasting Effects in Seniors - An NIH funded study showed that some types of brain training can have positive effects on cognitive abilities even 10 years later. This study, dubbed ACTIVE (Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly)...

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30 January 2014, 14:55
 

Telikin iPad for Seniors?

Category: Aging

Senior-with-tablet1 98iPad for Seniors? - Many people consider the iPad for seniors who want to get started with technology. To some people, the perceived usefulness of the touchscreen and the popular iOS make the iPad a tempting option for their senior loved ones who want to use computers and connect online.

 

 

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23 January 2014, 19:00
 

Telikin Using Technology Boosts Seniors' Self Esteem

Category: Aging

TwoTelikinUsersFacebook98Using Technology Boosts Seniors' Self Esteem - I've written many times before about loneliness in seniors and how computers can help abate that loneliness. I was quite excited, though not all that surprised, when I read an article about a study from Case Western Reserve University led by...

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01 January 2014, 20:17
 

Telikin Consider a Tablet for Seniors Carefully

Category: Aging

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Consider the Tablet Carefully

- Lately there's been a lot of buzz about the perceived popularity and usefulness of tablets for seniors. Unfortunately...

 

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30 November 2013, 12:52
 

Telikin October and November Telikin Cares

Category: Telikin Cares

Telikin-cares-magnolia-school-smallOctober and November Telikin Cares - Congratulations to these four organizations who were awarded one of our 20" Telikin Elite computers for the benefit of their residents and clients!

 

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24 November 2013, 15:07
 

Telikin Virtual Vacations

Category: On the Internet

Mediterranean Coast smVirtual Vacations - It's the middle of the November, which for many folks in the US means winter weather is here! Winter is a very popular time for vacation, especially to places that offer beautiful, warm beaches. Vacations to faraway places aren't always possible though...

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21 November 2013, 16:44