Technology Still a Big Disconnect for Older Americans

How technologically savvy are you? How about your parents? The following article gives some statistics on how many older Americans within different age groups utilize the technology and gadgets that are now readily available.

Technology Still a Big Disconnect for Older Americans

Older Americans and particularly those over 85—sometimes called “the old old”—are not participating in the online revolution. There are rosy predictions for how easy-to-use technology will help them. Tablet computers require little

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The Parent Trap

The Parent Trap Meet members of the sandwich generation: raising children, dealing with elderly parents—and sometimes feeling as if they’ve bitten off more than they can chew

By Marilyn Werber Serafini

Chris St. Clair’s mother was firmly rooted in Breckenridge, Texas, population 6,000, with its three traffic lights and two grocery stores. She had graduated from the local high school and knew how many times the banks had changed names. She didn’t intend on leaving.

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