Archive for 2014

Why Seniors Should Start Taking MOOCs

It’s unfortunate that the words “seniors” and “technology” don’t always go hand-in-hand, as getting older in life doesn’t mean the learning process stops. One of the ways in which learning has continued to change is to be available online, as opposed to simply cracking open a book in a classroom. Massive Open Online Courses, or …

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The Difference Between AMAC and AARP

In America, there’s no shortage of groups, clubs, committees and memberships seniors can join, each with their own specific set of perks and benefits. Two of the biggest ones, the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) and Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC), both seem to offer seniors the same package deal. With …

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Star Wars VII: Return of the Senior Citizens

The Star Wars movie series is one of the most successful, iconic and widely watched movie series of all time, with director George Lucas ushering in a new age of movie experiences. We were first introduced to Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia in the ‘70s, with the movie hero making superstars out of Lucas, Carrie …

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How Seniors Can Get Involved with the Midterm Elections

The midterm elections may seem like they’re far away on the horizon, but November will be here closer than you think. This year, the midterm elections are a particularly tenuous group, as Republicans only need to gain six seats and lose none for a swing in power to change everything. With seniors typically voting more …

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