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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.

Social Media – A Boon or Bane for the 60-Plus Community?
5 days 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 week 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
3 weeks 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
4 weeks 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
3 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
3 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
4 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

Feeling Overwhelmed and FOMO – The Downside of the World Wide Web
4 months ago

Feeling Overwhelmed and FOMO – The Downside of the World Wide Web

Few would dispute that the world wide web has revolutionized our lives. But, as with many good things, there is also a downside that requires a management strategy. Read More

How Boomerang App Can Help You Get Control of Your Email
4 months ago

How Boomerang App Can Help You Get Control of Your Email

I have to get my oil changed, but I really hate the procedure. So, I planned ahead. I would do this detested chore in the least time possible with a minimum of psychic pain. Read More

5 Technology Apps That Can Help You Make Lifestyle Changes in Your 60s
4 months ago

5 Technology Apps That Can Help You Make Lifestyle Changes in Your 60s

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Technology sometimes gets a bad rap. Many are quick to point out it’s detrimental impact to our health and society. While technology can have a negative impact if we are glued to our screens, there are many ways it can help us lead a healthier and more positive lifestyle. Read More