While there are not many senior-specific online communities, you’ll find plenty that bring together people of all ages who share a particular hobby or passion. Check out Explore and view live webcams of cats, dogs, and wildlife.
Researchers at UCLA have found that seniors who practice meditation were able to reduce feelings of loneliness and also boost their immune systems.
Click here to see Senior Planet’s list of free online courses. Numerous studies have shown that those suffering with depression and anxiety feel better when helping others.
Not surprisingly, Microsoft is using the new tool to entice users to Office 365.It points out that with Skype Business you can "conduct large group meetings for up to 250 people ...The particular means of communication associated with each website is shown in the table.Meetings for the websites in the table below have also been organized and put into our online meeting calendar.With Skype Meetings, however, anyone with a link can join a chat.
Microsoft's regular (free) Skype product already allows group video chat with up to 25 folks, whether on PC or mobile.
The meetings for 12 step groups originally took place (and still do) in physical buildings like churches, hospitals, schools, mission houses or any place that freely allow such meetings.
Over the years, with improving technology and especially with the advent of the internet, the meeting venues have expanded to also include Below are listed some websites that have online meetings, telephone meetings or text chat that are targeted for recovery.
Users can also share screens and Power Point presentations, and the organizer can wield a virtual "laser pointer" or mute users.
Such features are already available with Skype Business, but that app requires a paid Office 365 subscription.
There's also new competition via Sean Parker's Airtime and Houseparty from Meerkat, though those apps are more aimed at social, not business users.