Why Seniors Love Landlines

You May Not Use a Landline, But Grandma Loves Hers. Smartphones impact us all in today’s society. However, according to the US Department of Health and Human Services, 77% of seniors over 65 continue to use landline phones. Why do they hold on to this seemingly outdated technology? Let’s look at some of the benefits for seniors of keeping their landline phones. It’s a technology they remember Most seniors grew up using a landline phone

Seniors and Isolation: a growing health epidemic

Isolation is a growing health epidemic. The AARP Foundation Connect2Affect campaign states that the health risks of prolonged isolation are equivalent to smoking 15 cigarettes a day. When asked which they would rather give up for a week, 79% of seniors said they would rather give up watching TV than talking with their friends and family. Social interaction and connections are necessary to lead a happy, healthy life. More than 8 million adults or 1