As social media continues to grow as media technologies improve, influencer culture is growing too. An influencer is someone who obtains a large following on their social media platforms by connecting with their audience. Influencers frequently use their following to promote themselves or sponsor brands. Although the vast majority of influencers are young, senior social media stars are rising. Unlike many of their generation, senior influencers “get” social media and use it to promote their personal brands.
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9 Great Activities for Older Adults with Hearing Loss
As we age, many changes in our bodies affect all our senses. Be it your sense of sight, hearing, or another, our organs don't function the way they used to. While hearing loss cannot be altogether avoided, we can choose healthy activities to entertain ourselves and boost the healthy functioning of our brains. We have compiled a list of the top nine activities for people with hearing loss. Enjoy!
What Is a Retirement Vision Board? How to Create Yours
When it comes to retirement, everyone has different ideas in mind. Even so, we all face a common dilemma: How do you transform your amazing dreams into a reality? Here is where the retirement vision board comes in handy.
It entails creating an inspiring collage of pictures or images that reflect your ultimate dream during retirement. It will serve as enlightenment as you cross the bridge to your new phases in life. For more information on the retirement vision board, read on:
Continuing Education Opportunities for Seniors in Each State
Older adults often face boredom with the extra time on their hands after retirement. Continuing education is a great way to fill time, activate the brain, and develop new interests or hobbies. Some websites provide online courses to seniors, and many colleges throughout the United States offer affordable or free courses to seniors.
10 Winter Bucket List Ideas to Cross Off This Season
There's something magical about winter. It's a time of the year filled with joy and excitement. Friends and family meet, and the holiday spirit fills the air. While there are tons of fun activities to do, some of them are harder to keep up with age.
That's why we've compiled a winter bucket list of ideas for seniors. It's an opportunity to take advantage of the cold season with fun and engaging winter activities. What's more, these activities can also done with the entire family. Therefore, everyone will be able to join in and have some fun.
2021's Top 10 Blog Posts You Might Have Missed
As the year comes to a close, we are happy to have the chance to reflect on the past year's learnings and experiences. Yesterday, we published a collection of our most popular blog posts of the past year. This post will focus on ten of the posts from 2021 that flew under the radar and you are most likely to have missed. If you didn't see these posts throughout the year, you can still visit the links below and check them out now! To avoid missing future posts, please consider subscribing to our blog!
10 MORE Great Hobby Ideas for Older Adults
Hobbies are a fantastic way for older adults to keep their minds and bodies active while also providing a sense of enjoyment and fulfillment. Engaging in hobbies can help to reduce stress, improve cognitive function, and promote overall mental and physical health. With that in mind, we've compiled a list of 10 more great hobby ideas for older adults to consider.
Whether you're looking to explore a new interest or rediscover an old one, there's something on this list for everyone. From creative pursuits like painting and writing to more physical activities like gardening and hiking, these hobbies are sure to inspire and motivate you to continue learning and growing. So without further ado, let's dive into some fantastic hobby ideas that can help you stay active and engaged in your golden years.
This is Part 2 - to read the first 22 ideas - click here!
A Social Media Inspiration: A Conversation with Linda Malys Yore
Linda Malys Yore is an influencer with a blog called “Linda On The Run”, where she writes and inspires others about travel, fitness, vegan cooking, and health. After starting her blog in 2018, she began using Instagram and Facebook as additional platforms to share her stories. Today, Linda has 73,000 followers on Instagram. Experience Beyond Measure correspondent Mike Lawson recently interviewed Linda about her transition from retirement to an influencer.
8 Travel Tips for Vacationing with Younger Grandchildren
Traveling can be a great way to keep in touch with your grandparenting duties. Whether you are an aunt, uncle, or grandparent, here are a few tips on how to prepare for a trip with the grandkids, especially if they are little ones that are seven years or younger. The most important thing to remember is that you are always in charge. Also, these younger kids may challenge and test your patience. Just remember that you love them and that they really can't help it sometimes! By following the tips in this article, you can create a trip that is fun and safe for everyone.
Finding Community on TikTok: A Conversation with Old Man Steve
After retirement, many seniors look for purpose in life outside of work, whether that be spending time with family and friends, finding part-time employment, volunteering, developing new skills or hobbies, and more. For 82-year-old Steve Austin (otherwise known as Old Man Steve), he began making TikTok videos in his apartment in a senior living complex. After a few months of posting TikTok videos, he quickly gained popularity among young users and now has 1.7 million followers. Experience Beyond Measure correspondent Mike Lawson recently interviewed Steve to learn how he became TikTok famous and how this experience has impacted his life.