February may be the shortest month of the year, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t packed with engaging content and thought starters from the senior living industry. Catch up on the latest news stories from the past month, ranging from one developer’s new approach to the continuing care retirement community (CCRC) concept to a journalist’s wake-up call to the younger generations.
Every Monday, we review our most engaging and shared articles from the previous week. For this week's most engaging, we explore why Boomer parents feel the need to pass on their cherished items and why their grown children don't want them. The most shared article is by columnist Kyle Ranally, who addresses some reasons why we must embrace Boomers and…
Happy Monday! Like every Monday, we are reviewing the most engaging content from the previous week. This week, for our "most clicked" item, we look at a project from Stanford Center on Longevity. For the "most shared," is the fashion industry ignoring Baby Boomers?
Most Clicked: The Sightlines Project
How long do you want to live? 76, 92, or even 101? According to The Sightlines Project from the Stanford Center on Longevity, three out of four Americans want to live past 100 IF they are in good health.
The research highlights three key findings to live a long and vigorous life:
It's time for our favorite part of every Monday: the weekly roundup of the most engaging content from the past week.
First, we'll take a look at 20 phrases you should be incorporating into your Facebook headlines for increased likes, comments and shares. After that, MediaPost provides insights on some of the challenges that Baby Boomers face now and in the coming years.
Happy Monday! It's once again time for us to share the most engaging content from the previous week.
First up, the U.S. and Japan are working together to try and find new and innovative ways to support their aging citizens. We'll also take a look at why elderly crossing street signs have been flagged as discriminatory in the United Kingdom.
While it may not be Monday, any day is a good day good for sharing mature marketing news that had people talking over the course of the past week. Today, we share a MarketWatch article regarding the surprising number of seniors stuck with college debt and survey insights about Millennials and their thoughts regarding sustainability in the workplace. MOST CLICKED:…
"A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie." -Tenneva Jordan
Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers out there. You deserve the entire pie.
At the beginning of every week, we share the most engaging content from the previous week.First up, the U.S. Census Bureau has found that the percentage of Millennials in the U.S. has overtaken the percentage of Baby Boomers.
Then, gfk.com reports that over half of adults in the U.S. live in "cellphone-only" households, with 40% of those households belonging to seniors.
Sit back and enjoy your fresh brew while we round up the "most clicked" and "most shared" 50+ marketing content from the past week.
Most Clicked: Scientific Proof that Happiness is for the Aging
Carolyn Gregoire of The Huffington Post gives us a snapshot on how life is better as you age. Gregoire expands on this scientific proof by acknowledging our culture tends to correlate youth with happiness which, she says, “couldn’t be farther from the truth.”
According to research and the author: “80 percent of life’s defining moments occur by the age of 35 – suggesting that there may not be much to look forward to in the second half of life.” College years, getting married and having children are pivotal moments in our lives and most of us experience this before 35.
How is it possible our happiness peaks after these landmarks?
Another year gone by, and boy was it a doosy! Against the backdrop of dramatic political change and cultural shifting, our industry remained homed in on issues relevant to how the mature market is evolving.
Read on for the hot topics Creating Results explored in 2016, including: embracing novel approaches to marketing to seniors, the importance of visual storytelling, an increase in renting among older adults, surprising similarities among generational preferences in communities, and changes to Google advertising.
Pokémon Go isn’t the only app that has millennials burying their heads in their smartphones these days. Despite having been around for almost five years, Snapchat is more popular than ever with the younger generations.
In fact, according to Power Digital Marketing, 60% of 13 to 34 year-old smartphone owners in the US are Snapchat users, thus providing many marketers a new avenue through which they can reach this demographic. As of June 2016, Snapchat has more daily users than Twitter.
Should marketers focused on older adults -- Baby Boomers and seniors -- be considering Snapchat?