One of the biggest misconceptions that I have seen over and over again since starting Sixty and Me is that people over 60 are out of touch with technology. The truth is that Boomers are a part of one of the fastest growing demographics in terms of usage of social media and other technologies.
As more states look to revamp their Medicaid programs in the coming months, we urge them to balance the rising need to care for low-income people and aging adults with a long-term goal of controlling healthcare and other spending.
Despite my father's lack of practical knowledge regarding the online world, he's ever-present and popular in that very realm. He wields his Blackberry and iPad like weapons as he pushes his liberal agenda...and, yes, occasionally comments on pictures of his grandchildren.