For The Young At Heart,
and HealthStyle Smart
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Thursday 23rd of February 2017
SeniorSite.com™, a privately held company based in New York City, was
online "HealthStyle™" Seniors (boomers) community designed for adults 55 and older and their
families and continues to be the leader in Internet destinations devoted to Seniors and caregivers many others have tried to duplicate. We have coined the term "HealthStyle™" to reflect the unique health
and related life-style factors that characterize the active, changing lives of
SeniorSite.com™ was founded in 1998 to
provide a special, easy-to-navigate environment where older adults and their
families could better connect with each other and find really useful
personalized information and services. SeniorSite.com™ was co-founded by a
Doctor and CEO of an East Coast group of Nursing Home/Extended Care Centers who happens to
be a leading nationally acclaimed nursing home administrator, a leading advocate for the rights of senior
adults and a renowned public speaker on women's rights that is very politically
involved regarding Senior Care issues.
Change is difficult at any age, but often the transitions of advancing
years are compounded by health needs, financial issues, social isolation and the
need for companionship and new experiences. SeniorSite.com™ strives to
open new possibilities and opportunities for our community. Let us be be your
looking glasses on the Web, your partners in cyberspace. Our objective is to make
your life a little easier and definitely a lot more fun. SeniorSite.com™
is the place to explore and discover the people, activities and resources
important to the older but still Young at Heart™.
We hope you will browse our site, keeping in mind our mission: to help seniors
lead healthy, active, independent lives. If you have comments to share or editorial submissions, please
email us directly at If you are a provider of goods or
services that may enhance the quality of life of seniors and are interested in
participating on SenirSite.com or want to advertise - please contact us at or contact us Here
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The following are facts and statistics on the post age
55 "Senior" population that you may find useful in considering advertising
strategies on SeniorSite.com. Please feel free to copy and use this information
as part of your media presentation package to potential advertisers.
Based on a total of 249,525,000 weekly Web users, 13
percent or 6,438,250 people are 50 years old and over. And the numbers are
Seniors are the "Frequent Flyers" of the Health Care System.
By the year 2025, an estimated 28.1 percent of the population will be seniors.
Expenditures on prescription-drug coverage is one of the fastest rising
components of health care spending.
Although seniors represent 15 percent of the population, they account for almost
40 percent of all prescriptions.
Seniors are more likely than younger people to be multiple-drug users.
Seniors reporting stress are more likely to report poor health and multiple drug
Seniors without helpful family and friends are more likely to have stressful
lives and to be multiple drug users.
Most seniors are not heavy drinkers, but at the same time, 22 percent of seniors
report drinking four or more drinks per week, compared to 11 percent for the
It is estimated that 6 to 10 percent of seniors have significant alcohol
Over 43 million US adults over the age of 50 have Internet access and this
number is growing rapidly, according to a recent study conducted by Charles
Schwab Inc. This figure represents 26.5 percent of the total online population
in the US. The study found that 90 percent of US seniors who own a home computer
surf the Web. Further, 70 percent of all US adults over the age of 50 have a
computer at home, up from 29 percent in 1995. Of those seniors who access the
Internet, 92 percent do so to use e-mail, 89 percent use it to research an issue
of interest, 73 percent to access news and current affairs information, 77
percent to conduct travel research, and 63 percent to get weather updates. In
addition, 80 percent of those surveyed said that using the Internet helped them
to make better investment decisions. The findings are based on a random
telephone survey of 6000 adults age 50 and over and the error margin is 4