Seniors

News and Articles About Seniors

Meet the 91-Year-Old Who Is Finally Living Her Dream as a Tech Designer in Silicon Valley
Ageism

Meet the 91-Year-Old Who Is Finally Living Her Dream as a Tech Designer in Silicon Valley

The team at IDEO, an innovation and design firm, is inspired by Barbara Beskind's unique perspective and enthused by her resolve.
Geoff Weiss
This Standalone Smartwatch Is Designed for Both Children and Senior Citizens
Smartwatches

This Standalone Smartwatch Is Designed for Both Children and Senior Citizens

With child-tracking capabilities and a 911 emergency feature, the Burg 31 doesn't need to be tethered to a mobile device in order to place calls or send texts.
Geoff Weiss
The 10 Types of Franchises to Watch in 2015
Predictions 2015

The 10 Types of Franchises to Watch in 2015

These are the franchises you'll be talking about next year, from children's enrichment companies to pizza companies and more.
Tracy Stapp Herold
How I Grew My Wheelchair Ramp Company Into a Franchise
Franchisors

How I Grew My Wheelchair Ramp Company Into a Franchise

Julian Gordon left the construction industry to start Amramp, a successful franchise aimed to help the elderly and disabled.
Study Trends to Guide Your Innovation Efforts
Innovation

Study Trends to Guide Your Innovation Efforts

Keep your finger on the pulse of four key waves driving new product development.
Louis Foreman
Franchise Players: Changing Careers to Provide Compassionate Caregiving
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Changing Careers to Provide Compassionate Caregiving

After her father's death, Jane Daume was inspired to become a franchisee for an in-home care business for seniors.
Kate Taylor
This New Genetics Startup Wants to Make '100' the New '60'
Health

This New Genetics Startup Wants to Make '100' the New '60'

Craig Venter, best known for being one of the first people to sequence the human genome, launched a new company Tuesday that will focus on how we can live longer and healthier lives.
Laura Entis
The Top 5 Franchise Industries to Watch
Franchise

The Top 5 Franchise Industries to Watch

The companies in our Franchise 500 are showing dramatic gains. Here are the sectors that are leading the charge.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Catering to Boomers, a Cell Phone Company Takes Off
Marketing

Catering to Boomers, a Cell Phone Company Takes Off

Consumer Cellular made the call to target an older audience -- a move that's led to robust growth in revenue.
Sarah Max
How Rest Assured Is Filling a Niche in the Senior-Care Market
Starting a Business

How Rest Assured Is Filling a Niche in the Senior-Care Market

This Lafayette, Ind.-based company lets seniors and their families know that someone has their backs. Plus, other game-changers meeting the needs of older consumers.