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About Jennifer Stern

Jennifer Stern is a self-described "writer in geek's clothing." Drawing upon years of communications experience in the tech industry, she started a personal blog to address common concerns about technology and the internet, specifically for Canadian seniors. She believes seniors can benefit from embracing technology and the convenience it offers. Read her blog at http://www.digitalseniors.ca
Latest Posts | By Jennifer Stern
Stay Safe Online After 60: Understanding Social Media Privacy Laws
6 months ago

Stay Safe Online After 60: Understanding Social Media Privacy Laws

Do you find yourself wanting to use social media to stay in touch with loved ones but get lost in all the potential problems? Do you feel confident you understand all the ways to protect yourself from online scams? Have you been victimized or targeted because of your age demographic? Read More

Eyes Struggling with Small Fonts? How to Adjust Display Settings On Your Computer
10 months ago

Eyes Struggling with Small Fonts? How to Adjust Display Settings On Your Computer

Do you find yourself avoiding using technology because either your vision isn’t perfect or your eyes are fatigued at the end of the day? Do you think you’d be more likely to benefit from apps like FaceTime, Skype and text messages if you could see their buttons in a larger and/or clearer display? Read More

Top 3 Tech-Inspired New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors
11 months ago

Top 3 Tech-Inspired New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors

Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Are they always the same? Are you looking to improve your knowledge of technology and its many uses? Why not update your old, same resolutions with tech-inspiration? Read More

Senior Scams: How Online Thieves Can Steal Your Credit Card Information
12 months ago

Senior Scams: How Online Thieves Can Steal Your Credit Card Information

Do you avoid online shopping to avoid identity theft? Do you feel safer shopping at traditional brick-and-mortar stores than you do online? Read More

4 Tips for Setting Up a Home Computer After Retirement
1 year ago

4 Tips for Setting Up a Home Computer After Retirement

Congratulations! You’re officially retired. Just like with other areas of your life in this new phase, you’ll experience a palpable shift in digital assets. Did you have to give back a mobile phone? Hand over your laptop? Read More

6 Benefits of Shopping Online for Personal Hygiene Products
1 year ago

6 Benefits of Shopping Online for Personal Hygiene Products

Do you ever feel embarrassed about buying personal hygiene products, like bladder control, sexual health or even denture products? Read More

What Are the Latest Gadgets for Dogs and Cats? You May Be Surprised!
2 years ago

What Are the Latest Gadgets for Dogs and Cats? You May Be Surprised!

By  •  Family

Have you said no to having a pet despite really wanting one? Or do you turn down invitations to fun events to avoid leaving your furry friend alone at home too long? Read More

Social Media and Death: How to Secure Your Digital Afterlife
2 years ago

Social Media and Death: How to Secure Your Digital Afterlife

I’m trying my best to not sound too dark and morbid here, but the reality is that we’re all going to die.

One of the most taboo topics on social media is death. It’s rarely mentioned beyond the occasional sympathy message aimed at people who have recently lost a loved one, or who are commemorating the anniversary of a loved one’s passing. Read More