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Tech Talk: The "hearables" are coming!

In a fascinating feature published in Fast Company, author Peter Burrows explains in detail why "hearables" are "tech's next big thing" and how Google, Apple and Amazon are "racing to put your entire smartphone in an earpiece."

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Stats: 17% of Canadian boomers to buy a home within 5 years-6520

Stats: 17% of Canadian boomers to buy a home within 5 years

Canadian real estate company Royal LePage has released its Boomer Trends Survey, based on interviews with 1,000 Canadian boomers ages 54-72.

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Neck and shoulder pain rising among tablet users-6488

Neck and shoulder pain rising among tablet users

"iPad neck," also known as "tablet neck" and defined as "persistent" pain in the neck and upper shoulders caused by slouching or bending into extreme positions while using tablet computers, is a growing problem in the US, according to a recent research.

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Intergenerational shared sites in demand-6460

Intergenerational shared sites in demand

A new survey from Generations United (GU) and the Eisner Foundation reveals that 92% of Americans believe activities bringing together children/youth and older adults can reduce loneliness across all ages and 89% think that serving both young people and older adults at the same location is a good use of resources.

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Stats: 53% of 60+ workers postponing retirement-6381

Stats: 53% of 60+ workers postponing retirement

More than half of US workers ages 60 and over are postponing retirement, including 57% of men and 48% of women, according to a recent survey by CareerBuilder.

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Stats: 73% of working Boomers use tech to meet a health goal-6362

Stats: 73% of working Boomers use tech to meet a health goal

An eye-opening report, "State of Digital Health: 2018 Annual Report," from digital health company Castlight provides results of a comprehensive survey on how employers and employees perceive and interact with health and wellness programs, apps and other tools.

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