The Top 3 Daily Reads for Senior News:

Everyday Health: The Healing Power of Friendships Grows With Age

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Having a few good friends — or many — has always been golden. And as you age, those friendships may become even more important.

If you’re in your sixties or beyond, friendships aren’t just the social glue and glitz of life: As you get older, good friendships can dispel loneliness, improve your health, boost your sense of well-being, and even add to your years.

 

DailyCaring: 4 Expert Tips For Senior Moving to Assisted Living 

Author: DailyCaring Editorial Staff

Moving to assisted living can be an overwhelming experience for both you and your older adult. We asked a senior living expert for advice on 4 common issues related to moving into and living in assisted living.

Our expert, Arthur Bretschneider, has the senior housing business in his blood – his family has been in the business for three generations. Now Arthur is founder and CEO of Seniorly, a company that makes it easier for families to find local senior housing options.

 

mHealthNews: Will 2016 be when consumer-driven healthcare kicks in?

Author: Associate Editor of Healthcare IT News

Over the next five years technology has the “ability to change the marketplace,” with three major trends: convergent technology redefining what’s possible in healthcare, the invasion of consumer technology and the big question of whether the consumer will use it. No one wins unless the consumer wins.

During their 2016 Health Predictions Webinar this week, hosts Welltok CEO Jeff Margolis and Tom Main, founder of the Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Center, discussed the “birth of a new marketplace.”