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Staying Connected

Staying Connected As a Prescription for Longevity

Eric J. Hall | Posted 03.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Eric J. Hall

On the fateful day when we transition from being an employee to being a retiree, we'd better have the cushion of connectivity to pad our days, or run the risk of getting marginalized and falling out of touch.

Joan Lunden On 3 Great Ways For Grandkids To Stay Connected With Grandparents

Joan Lunden | Posted 11.19.2014 | Fifty
Joan Lunden

While I am a huge fan of using different digital tools to stay connected with others, I also think that nothing can replace the impact of spending some face time with loved ones. These moments are important in building relationships between grandparents and their grandchildren, but can also be useful in helping families keep an eye on an aging loved one's health.

Carin Kilby Clark: The Most Important Thing I Will Do for My Children This Year

Carin Kilby Clark | Posted 03.16.2014 | Parents
Carin Kilby Clark

I have worked in the business management field for over 15 years, so the concept of one-on-ones with staff is tried and true. However, I never really thought about applying that same logic to the challenge of staying in touch with my children.

Why Keeping Your Family Connected Matters

Carin Kilby Clark | Posted 02.11.2014 | Parents
Carin Kilby Clark

As a single mom of three, I often struggle with the ideal of a connected family. What does it mean? How do you achieve it? I am pulled in so many directions, every single day, and I sometimes wonder if my children know how much I want to be there; especially when I am not.

Balancing Connectedness With Presence

Dr. Dustin Swanger | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Dr. Dustin Swanger

With every technological advance, our society struggles with how it affects our interactions. We can fight the trend or figure out how to use it. I think we're smarter if we do the latter.

Karen van Bergen: Where Should We Meet? Sustaining Real Connection in a Hyper-Connected World

Karen van Bergen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Karen van Bergen

More than we care to admit, we now pay for the ease and frequency of our communication with the depth of our relationships. And those depths are where true and meaningful human connection resides.

Travel 2.0: Traveler As Performer

Daniel Kronovet | Posted 07.28.2013 | Travel
Daniel Kronovet

For the traveler, every act of uploading data from the road is an act of performance. The traveler, by virtue of their circumstances, is unconsciously placed on a kind of social stage for the people they've left behind.

Culturally Revived: 21st Century Media Is Connecting Us All

Ernest Owens | Posted 01.12.2013 | College
Ernest Owens

Yes, I tweet obsessively, I blog passionately, I Skype hilariously, I Facebook impulsively, I Instagram vainly, I text rapidly, and I sometimes do all of these things simultaneously. Yes, the medium is the message, but in 2012 it is MY message.

Staying Connected With an Empty Nest

Diane Smith | Posted 10.16.2012 | Technology
Diane Smith

Whether it's by email, text, seeing each other via video chat or just hearing her voice in a call or voicemail -- my husband and I will happily take any or all of it. Because letting go is tough and, no matter what else we may do, being a parent really is the coolest job ever.

The Ultimate Guide To Staying Connected On Vacation Abroad

Techland | Posted 08.27.2011 | Technology

Does being cut off from the outside world give you the heebie jeebies? It's summertime, which means it's time to hit the boarding gates of the near...