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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.

You’ll Love How these Kids React to the Technologies that We Grew Up with 
2 years ago

You’ll Love How these Kids React to the Technologies that We Grew Up with 

Every time I visit my granddaughter, it never ceases to amaze me how much technology is integrated into her little life. She probably has no idea that the mobile phone that she carries around has more processing power than the computer on the Apollo 11 – actually it has WAY more processing power! Read More

Are Older People Really “Anti-Technology?”
2 years ago

Are Older People Really “Anti-Technology?”

In many ways, Baby Boomers were the first generation to experience constant technological change. In the 1950s and 60s, household devices focused on convenience and productivity were already well established. In the following decades the rate of change has only accelerated. Read More

There Are Plenty of Ways to Discover Cool Sites – Here’s One of My Faves
3 years ago

There Are Plenty of Ways to Discover Cool Sites – Here’s One of My Faves

Everyone has their favorite websites. But, with so many to choose from, finding new places to visit online, while avoiding all the nonsense, can be challenging. Read More

Pills, Wills, Bills and Thrills: 12 Amazing Apps for Older Women
3 years ago

Pills, Wills, Bills and Thrills: 12 Amazing Apps for Older Women

One of the common misconceptions about women over 60 is that we are not tech savvy. The truth is that we love our smartphones, tablets and eBooks just as much as anyone. We are also always on the lookout for amazing new apps to educate, entertain and inspire us. Read More

Top Celebrity Tweeters: Why Do Men Have More Influence on Twitter?
3 years ago

Top Celebrity Tweeters: Why Do Men Have More Influence on Twitter?

Sixty and Me has a dynamic and active Twitter account and a fabulous set of engaged followers. We look for people who have something to say that is authentic and useful to the community. I follow a very few top celebrity tweeters, but on the whole I’m still learning more about how to use Twitter and why I should spend more time there. Read More

6 Simple Facebook Safety Tips for Older Adults
3 years ago

6 Simple Facebook Safety Tips for Older Adults

Women over 50 represent one of the fastest growing demographics on Facebook. But, while social media platforms are gaining popularity with my generation, not everyone knows how to get the most from Facebook, while staying safe online. Read More

How will Technology Change the Future of Healthcare for Women?
3 years ago

How will Technology Change the Future of Healthcare for Women?

Women over 60 today can expect to live longer than any previous generation. Not only are we better educated about how to stay healthy, but, advancements in medicine are also giving us a longevity boost. Read More

Technology Tips for Women Over 60: How to Stay Safe Online and More! (Video)
3 years ago

Technology Tips for Women Over 60: How to Stay Safe Online and More! (Video)

Technology provides many wonderful opportunities to learn and connect. Websites like Facebook help us to stay connected with friends and family, while tablets and smartphones connect us to the world of information and the people that we care about most. But, if you are not naturally tech-savvy, the world of computers can be a bit daunting. Luckily, there are amazing experts out there to give us technology tips! Read More

Women Over 60 are Using Social Media to Make their Voices Heard
3 years ago

Women Over 60 are Using Social Media to Make their Voices Heard

In a recent Huff Post article, I argued that most companies just don’t know how to market to older women. A few years ago, companies could use the excuse that women over 60 were hard to reach. But, now that our generation is one of the fastest growing audiences in social media, this argument has lost its power. Women over 60 are online – and boy, do we have a lot to say! Read More

What New Gadgets for Women Over 60 Will Come Out of CES?
4 years ago

What New Gadgets for Women Over 60 Will Come Out of CES?

Every year the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) descends on Las Vegas to share with the world the latest trends in consumer electronics. Once only the playground of young innovators and gadget geeks, this year’s show is also catering to the Boomer community with a related event called Silvers Summit. Read More