Seniors and the Positive Impact of Social Media

Despite the myth that older people can’t manage technology because of cognitive deficits, seniors are flocking to social media at a rapid pace. In fact, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ (and Hangouts), Pinterest, and Instagram all note higher adoption rates among adults 65 and older ─ and see seniors as their fastest growing audience. Seniors Benefit Socially, Mentally, and Physically Older adults who have had positive experiences on social media have reported elevated moods. An American Psychological