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There’s a myth that older adults don’t like technology. Nonsense! Let’s explore the best apps, websites, gadgets and services for dynamic older women, like us.

What is “The Cloud” and How Can it Make Your Digital Life Better After 60?
3 weeks ago

What is “The Cloud” and How Can it Make Your Digital Life Better After 60?

By  •  Lifestyle

We all use the cloud almost every day in one form or another. However, many of us have no idea what it actually means.

When we talk about “the cloud,” what this means is that the things you create (a.k.a. data), such as photos, videos, documents and email, are not physically stored on a computer, phone or tablet. Read More

Photos Stuck on Your Phone? Here’s How to Get them Back Fast!
2 months ago

Photos Stuck on Your Phone? Here’s How to Get them Back Fast!

By  •  Lifestyle

Smartphone ownership has skyrocketed across the globe, including those countries with emerging economies such as Turkey, Malaysia, Chile and Brazil.
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Can Your Phone Replace Your Wallet?
2 months ago

Can Your Phone Replace Your Wallet?

By  •  Lifestyle

Smartphones have significantly changed the way we go about our daily lives. Whether it’s hailing a ride, ordering food, buying groceries or communicating, there is no denying the revolution with the proliferation of phones. Read More

Let Us Entertain You! Have You Tried Our FREE Sixty and Me Games?
2 months ago

Let Us Entertain You! Have You Tried Our FREE Sixty and Me Games?

Like most older women, I live a pretty active life. Despite having left my corporate career behind, I am pursuing my passions, managing my own business, helping with my grandkids and exploring the world.

With all of this activity, I am always on the lookout for simple, inexpensive ways to relax. Sometimes, this involves getting on a bus and going to another city for a single perfect ice-cream cone. Other times, I just take a 15 minute break to play solitaire or solve this week’s crossword puzzle. Read More

4 Health Risks of Too Much Technology, Especially for Older Adults
2 months ago

4 Health Risks of Too Much Technology, Especially for Older Adults

By  •  Lifestyle

Remember the video of the woman who was busy looking down at her phone and walked right into a fountain? Read More

How to Use the Internet to Feel Like a Millionaire
4 months ago

How to Use the Internet to Feel Like a Millionaire

Who wants to be a millionaire? We all do. What does that mean? For me it means not worrying about money, doing what I want and enjoying the luxuries that life has to offer. Read More

Keeping Up with a Changing World After 60
5 months ago

Keeping Up with a Changing World After 60

We must adapt.

Over a century ago, the father of evolutionary biology, Charles Darwin wrote, “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.” Read More

Social Media and Death: How to Secure Your Digital Afterlife
5 months 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

Could Unplugging from Social Media Be a Path to Happiness After 60?
6 months ago

Could Unplugging from Social Media Be a Path to Happiness After 60?

“I’ve noticed the more reactive I feel, the more miserable I am. Social media is just jet fuel for reactivity.” – Tim Ferriss (author of The 4-Hour Workweek and Tools of Titans) Read More

It’s Not Too Late! How to Start a Blog at Any Age
6 months ago

It’s Not Too Late! How to Start a Blog at Any Age

When I told my family that I was going to start a blog, I was met with blank stares.

It’s not that they weren’t supportive. They just didn’t immediately understand why a woman in her 60s would want to start blogging. After all, most of the blogs that they read on a regular basis were dedicated to covering the latest Apple gadgets and video games. How was I going to start a successful blog, targeting women over 60? Were baby boomers even online? Read More