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Elder Orphans Unite

With social media, you never fear being alone. At least this is the message “elder orphans” are spreading. A new Facebook group has sparked the discussion among childless adults (55 years +) who realized after a life of careers or taking care of aging parents or siblings there can be challenges with little to no family as you head into your “golden years.”

This article and video explores the benefit of having an online family and support can only be a click away. Click here

 

“Masters In Aging” Coming to Davis

The theme this September at the Nation Seniors Center is: Masters in Aging. There are two presentations scheduled to provide education and benefit the community.

Topic: Fitness and Aging

Thursday, Sept. 14, at 2 p.m.

Mark Braly, a Davis Aquatic Masters swimmer and Davis Enterprise aquatics columnist

Topic: Gardening and Horticultural for Seniors

Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 10 a.m.

Yolo County Master Gardeners Ann Daniel and Janet Thatcher

These are free to the community and no RSVP is necessary.

Presentations will be held at The Davis Senior Center, at 646 A Street, Davis.

 

More information is available at: http://www.davisenterprise.com/community/masters-in-aging-speakers-come-to-senior-center/

Tech Savvy Help for Seniors

How many of us struggle with ever changing technology? This is not just an issue older generations face, it happens to everyone. So what do we do? We turn to the youngest person in the crowd for help. Only to be baffled by the stream of acronyms and unidentifiable phrases contained in a seemingly obvious explanation.

There’s a growing demand for education and training on today’s modern technology. This is a topic that will continue to grow and where you can find more help than ever. Tech support and training is becoming more and more popular. Keep an eye our in your area for seminars and training, especially for seniors.

Here’s The Wall Street Journal’s opinion: