How Technology, Digital Estate Planning Affects Us After Death

A lawyer's office for digital estate planning

The digital landscape has so fully encompassed our lives that the online services we use even affect us post-mortem. We have bank accounts, emails, social media profiles, digital music and movies, assets in cloud storage, media subscriptions and dozens of other digital products that are entwined in our identity and digital legacy. And while these … Read more

Mental-health apps have pros, cons for caregivers

mobile health care apps, mhealth, provide mental health care treatment

Mental illness is among the most widespread ailments in the United States; 43.8 million U.S. adults experience mental illness each year. With innovative surges in mobile health care (mHealth), people are turning to their smartphone, tablets and other mobile gadgets for self-treatment and supplemental treatment for others. But the efficacy of these applications and devices … Read more

New study: Walking desks superior to sitting for mental, physical health, work productivity

Walking desk

Working at a traditional desk for long periods of time can leave workers feeling lethargic, stiff and distract them from the tasks at hand. Practically anybody who has worked a typical office job can attest to this. Often the solution is to stand up, stretch, take a quick walk or get some form of basic … Read more