March 30, 2007

IT'S NOT BAD ENOUGH THE 5 YEAR OLD CAN KICK YOUR BUTT IN MONKEYBALL? (via The Mother Judd):

Video Games Conquer Retirees (SETH SCHIESEL, 3/30/07, NY Times)

Anxious about the mental cost of aging, older people are turning to games that rely on quick thinking to stimulate brain activity. A step slower than in their youth, they are using digital recreations of bowling, tennis and golf.

Spurred by the popularity of the Nintendo Wii game system among older players, Erickson Retirement Communities, based in Baltimore, which manages 18 campuses around the country with 19,000 total residents, is installing the consoles at each location.


But can they Flashbowl?

Posted by Orrin Judd at March 30, 2007 11:23 AM
Comments

What gaming system (if any) did you finally end up getting? The GameCube?

Posted by: Bryan at March 30, 2007 1:04 PM

Grandpa bought them a Wii for Chrismakuh

Posted by: oj at March 30, 2007 1:20 PM

OJ:

Chrismakuh?

I hope you keep the lighted menorah away from the Christmas tree.

Posted by: Matt Murphy at March 30, 2007 4:25 PM
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