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Technology

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.

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

6 Ways to Avoid Senior Scams and Frauds
2 weeks ago

6 Ways to Avoid Senior Scams and Frauds

In the U.S., victims of elder financial abuse can lose a cumulative sum of about $3 billion a year, according to Bob Blancato, head of the Elder Justice Coalition and expert in the Caregiver Smile Summit.

And guess what? That is a low estimate. Another study reveals up to $36 billion in losses. As the population of aging people grows so do fraud and abuse. Read More

The Awesome Power of Messaging Apps for Older Adults
3 weeks ago

The Awesome Power of Messaging Apps for Older Adults

By  •  Lifestyle

There’s no doubt about it – the way we communicate has drastically changed over the past decade with more and more people using smartphones. Texting, message apps or instant messages (IM) with emoji’s, LOL’s, FWIW’s and OMG’s are now mainstream methods of communication. Read More

Facebook is a Gathering of Friends – 7 Tips for Keeping It Enjoyable
1 month ago

Facebook is a Gathering of Friends – 7 Tips for Keeping It Enjoyable

By  •  Lifestyle

I must confess that I do love mornings – now that I’m retired. I cherish the slow arousing of my mind as it shakes the remnants of sleep off its back. Read More

Explaining Facebook Security and Privacy Issues for a Better Social Experience After 60
2 months ago

Explaining Facebook Security and Privacy Issues for a Better Social Experience After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

Social media has changed the way we connect and interact with friends, family, old acquaintances and businesses. It allows us to share pretty much everything, including how we are feeling, what we are doing, what we are thinking, who we are with, photos, videos and even check-in at locations.  Read More

How Technology Can Help You Donate to Good Causes for Free
2 months ago

How Technology Can Help You Donate to Good Causes for Free

Contributing to the common good is one of the very best reasons for becoming more tech savvy. It’s even better when your use of tech helps people in need (or the planet) at no cost to you, and via a process that makes your donations automatic and effortless. Once you set up your participation, you’ll ask yourself, “Why wouldn’t I do this?” Read More

4 Tips for Setting Up a Home Computer After Retirement
2 months 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

How Keeping Up with Technology Can Transform Your Life After 60
3 months ago

How Keeping Up with Technology Can Transform Your Life After 60

We’re not “old.” At least not the way we saw our grandparents. We have active, connected, vibrant lives. Sure, one day we may stop working at our jobs, but we aren’t withdrawing from an involved life. We are young at heart and in spirit. Read More

How to Stay Safe in Your 60s with Low-tech Safety Accessories
3 months ago

How to Stay Safe in Your 60s with Low-tech Safety Accessories

Being properly prepared for our own safety is important for everyone.

For those of us over 60 years of age it’s imperative we not only stay active to maintain as much strength as possible, but that we supplement our strength with accessories, which may or may not have a bit of flash and sash to them. Read More

How Do My iPhone and PC Work Together?
3 months ago

How Do My iPhone and PC Work Together?

By  •  Lifestyle

You love your iPhone, but a Windows PC is the only computer you have ever used? No problem! Even though iPhone is made by Apple and Windows is a Microsoft product they can well work together. Read More