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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.

It’s Not Too Late! How to Start a Blog at Any Age
7 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

Sharing Your Secrets Could Save You Time, Money and More!
7 months ago

Sharing Your Secrets Could Save You Time, Money and More!

My husband and I recently visited an old friend who has not been well. We were shocked to see that his health has deteriorated quite quickly with cancer, heart disease and early onset Alzheimer’s – all at the age of 60. Read More

How to Safely Store Your Personal and Financial Information as an Older Adult
7 months ago

How to Safely Store Your Personal and Financial Information as an Older Adult

By  •  Lifestyle

As I discussed in a previous article, having your personal and financial information readily available for your executor or loved one at the time of your death or incapacitation is one of the most thoughtful things you can do. Read More

How to Use Social Media to Get More from Life After 60
8 months ago

How to Use Social Media to Get More from Life After 60

Why did I develop a free mini-course on successfully using social media? It’s actually pretty simple. I realized there was a need for a quick and basic “get up and running” type of course. Read More

7 Easy Ways to Avoid Identity Theft and Senior Scams
9 months ago

7 Easy Ways to Avoid Identity Theft and Senior Scams

I remember the moment of panic when, 5 years ago, I realized that I had just had my wallet stolen. I was standing outside a store in Milan, admiring a particularly nice pair of shoes in the window, when a young man bumped into me. He held up his hands apologetically and smiled. As he disappeared into the crowd, realization dawned on me and I started to panic. Read More

7 Tips for Women Over 60 to Get More from Social Media
10 months ago

7 Tips for Women Over 60 to Get More from Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, SnapChat – the list goes on and on…

Social Media is mainstream and everyone is jumping on board. Many of us over 60 don’t really know what Social Media will do, but we are willing to give it a try. Read More

How to Tune Your Facebook Settings to Friends, Not Fluff
11 months ago

How to Tune Your Facebook Settings to Friends, Not Fluff

I love Facebook. It allows me to keep up with friends who I’ve lost contact with over time. Friends relocate, they change jobs and life in general always seems to get in the way.

The best way I know of keeping in touch is through Facebook. But it comes with a price. Read More

How Silver Surfers Can Avoid Internet Scams and Fraud
11 months ago

How Silver Surfers Can Avoid Internet Scams and Fraud

By  •  Lifestyle

I hope by reading my tale you will be more alert to the unscrupulous characters lurking on the internet. Also it is my desire that you will be forewarned, empowered and confident enough to listen to the warning bells I ignored. Read More

Getting Hacked Can Lead to Identity Theft and Worse! Here’s How to Protect Yourself
11 months ago

Getting Hacked Can Lead to Identity Theft and Worse! Here’s How to Protect Yourself

We all do our best to keep our computers secure. In fact, I woke up this morning to a useful link to a very handy guide on computer safety. But in my case it was like shutting the door after the horse had bolted. Read More

Stop Staring at Your Mobile Phone and Get More from Life After 60
1 year ago

Stop Staring at Your Mobile Phone and Get More from Life After 60

We’ve all seen the jokes about social media and mobile phones. For so many people these days, it seems an impossible task to put their phones in their pocket or purse. Read More