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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.

OMG! A Quick Guide to Common Social Media Abbreviations. IKR?
4 days ago

OMG! A Quick Guide to Common Social Media Abbreviations. IKR?

I am a writer and speaker so, of course, I love words.

My daily crossword is a morning ritual I miss if an unusual schedule prevents it. Read More

Is YouTube Among Your Favorite Pastimes?
2 weeks ago

Is YouTube Among Your Favorite Pastimes?

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YouTube launched in 2005 and has since become the fastest growing social media platform. According to YouTube, they have over 1.8 billion users every month and over 1 billion hours of YouTube videos are watched a day. YouTube’s influence is massive. Read More

Let Us Entertain You! Have You Tried Our FREE Sixty and Me Games?
3 weeks 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. Read More

Social Media – A Boon or Bane for the 60-Plus Community?
1 month ago

Social Media – A Boon or Bane for the 60-Plus Community?

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Facebook accounts have been hacked. Facebook has been used to target the election. Facebook advertisers have your data. According to Omnicore stats, 62% of online seniors aged 65+ are on Facebook. Read More

Are You Being Productive or Distracted? 6 Tips for Better Smart Phone Usage in Your Mature Years
1 month ago

Are You Being Productive or Distracted? 6 Tips for Better Smart Phone Usage in Your Mature Years

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Are you a nomophob? Nomophobia (“no-mobile-phone phobia”) is a term describing the fear of being without a mobile device. In this nomophobic world we live in, we have become addicted to the distractions our phones provide. Read More

Still Using AOL or Yahoo? Why Boomers Should Consider Switching to Gmail
2 months ago

Still Using AOL or Yahoo? Why Boomers Should Consider Switching to Gmail

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Many of us set up our email long ago. Sometimes, so long ago that what email you use is evidence of when you started using email. Read More

You Are Always with Me: How Technology Helps Me to Stay Connected with the People Who Matter
2 months ago

You Are Always with Me: How Technology Helps Me to Stay Connected with the People Who Matter

What would my life be without technology? It would be sad. A lot.

I’m not talking about all the conveniences, like having all my bills auto-paid by my bank’s online bill pay service, even though that saves me hours of time and trouble. Read More

Staying Social After 60: How to Avoid Fake Friend Requests on Facebook
4 months ago

Staying Social After 60: How to Avoid Fake Friend Requests on Facebook

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A man named Randy Scott (not his real name), requested to ‘friend me’ on Facebook. I often get military men, middle-aged and older men, requesting to be friends. I delete them since my rule of thumb is, “Don’t accept friend requests from people I don’t know.” Read More

Why Sharing More About YOU on Facebook Can Be a Good Thing
4 months ago

Why Sharing More About YOU on Facebook Can Be a Good Thing

In a world where we regularly hear about ‘data breaches’ and identity theft it’s no wonder you may hesitate to share too much on Facebook. It’s scary to think people can learn so much about us. Read More

How to Stay Safe in a Digital World by Keeping Your Phone Secure
5 months ago

How to Stay Safe in a Digital World by Keeping Your Phone Secure

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It’s a big digital world out there, and it can be scary. But it doesn’t have to be. Arm yourself with the knowledge to protect yourself and be proactive. Online safety is in your hands. Read More