Today's grandparents are more actively involved than ever as childcare providers, weekend hosts, live-in family members, and visiting playmates. Find some fun ideas for outings and activities to enjoy with your grandchildren next time you're together.

Memories have a lifespan — at least when it comes to those captured on the dying medium known as VHS, aka Video Home System. The format was never intended to last forever and degrades over time. However, if your precious home videos have managed to survive thus far, you may want to salvage the footage before time takes its toll. Converting well-worn videos can be done on a modest budget with a few basic tools.

While there’s always a time and place for paperback or hardcover books, e-readers have stolen the limelight with their fast downloads and ability to store thousands of titles in a slim package. Whether you’re looking for the latest James Patterson thriller, a romance novel or an autobiography of your favorite star, there’s no better way to store everything than with an e-reader. With large fonts and simplified menus, seniors will love the lengthy battery life and ease-of-use.

Florida isn't the only place to retire. The renowned Forbes magazine spotlights 25 cities in 18 different states across the country. 

Having life ambitions and setting goals are not only the domain of the young. Goal-setting in later life can have many beneficial impacts. Read about the value of setting goals for seniors and the smart and beneficial way to look at how and why it's never too late to aim high.

It can be daunting when your list of New Year’s resolutions is as long as your holiday shopping list. Not being able to keep your resolutions by February, March or even late January may increase your post-holiday slump. However, it is important to remember that the New Year isn’t meant to serve as a catalyst for sweeping character changes. It is a time for people to reflect on their past year’s behavior and promise to make positive lifestyle changes. 

Your grandchildren have tried to show you how to use Facebook three times and you can never remember how to log in. You love Sinatra, but when your grandchild sends links to historic clips, you can't open them. You desperately need to learn to text so you won't interrupt your daughter's workday with calls. Why is it so difficult to teach older adults how to use the Internet, cell phones, and other technology?