“THE SENIOR BEAT” | Episode 3: Carol Rosenstein

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This Zoomcast’s effervescent guest and #CNNHero, Carol Rosenstein, is the co-creator of The 5th Dementia musical group. She’s also the co-founder of Music Mends Minds,...

Organ Recitals: Sharing Senior Aches and Pains

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Whenever I get together with my friends and relatives—most of them Baby Boomers—and someone asks, “How are you?”, it is no longer a rhetorical question. Instead, it opens a virtual can of worms, a list of aches and pains for...

“THE SENIOR BEAT” | Episode 2: Mark Cimino

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Our guest in this episode, Mark Cimino, has played a pioneering role in the use of 3rd party payers to assist seniors of low-to-moderate income in paying for their board and care in Assisted Living.

Movie Review: “Sound of Metal” Captures The Sounds of Silence

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I have hearing loss, but I’m not deaf. Big difference. For example, I don’t need to wear my hearing aids most of the day — when I’m working on the computer, talking on the phone, eating at home, or taking a walk...

I Left My (Blank) in San Francisco: Tony Bennett, Alzheimer’s and Music Memory

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As a native, I’ve been hearing a certain song for nearly 60 years. “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” was first sung by Tony Bennett at the Fairmont...

“THE SENIOR BEAT” | Episode 1: John Luna

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Our guest in this episode, John Luna, has been at the intersection of technology and innovation in the hearing industry for some years now...

Smiling Through Our Masks: Getting The First COVID Vaccination Shot

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Immediately after receiving a painless injection, we knew that we were halfway to a higher level of safety. But we didn’t expect those feelings...

“Some Kind of Heaven” Documentary: Disney World for Retirees or Waiting Room for Heaven?

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The majority of the 130,000 people who live at this premier active adult retirement community say that it’s like “Disney World for Retirees”,...

Which Face Mask Doesn’t Mask The Sound of Your Voice?

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Face masks are essential to slowing the spread of the COVID-19 virus. That is both a medical and scientific fact.

COVID Vaccination – A Nurse’s Story

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My friend Lisa C. BSN, CCRN, RN was part of a team that administered two rounds of COVID vaccines. We interviewed her about that experience.

Hearing Aid Usage: Closing the Cultural and Racial Gaps

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Hearing aid usage rates have climbed significantly over the past several years, from 15% to 18.5%. Although the overall usage rate is still pitifully low...

New Year’s Resolutions: 5 Ways for Keeping Your Memory “SHARP”

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According to Finder.com, approximately 74% of the U.S. population (nearly 189 million adult Americans) have said that for 2021, they’re determined...

My Top Ten Baby Boomer Holiday Movies

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This year’s holiday season has been diminished by the pandemic. Now, more than ever, we all need a little entertainment.

A Kentucky COVID-19 Success Story: 84 Beds, 42 Employees, 7 cases, 0 Deaths

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Since March, senior living communities and nursing homes across the U.S. have become ground zero...

Senior Marketing Experts, SGD Advertising, Sponsor a FREE Music Therapy Virtual Holiday Event

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Every three seconds, someone develops dementia. One in every three seniors dies of Alzheimer’s Disease...