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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.

The Awesome Power of Messaging Apps for Older Adults
10 months 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
10 months 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
12 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?
12 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

What is “The Cloud” and How Can it Make Your Digital Life Better After 60?
1 year ago

What is “The Cloud” and How Can it Make Your Digital Life Better After 60?

By  •  Lifestyle

We all use the cloud almost every day in one form or another. However, many of us have no idea what it actually means.

When we talk about “the cloud,” what this means is that the things you create (a.k.a. data), such as photos, videos, documents and email, are not physically stored on a computer, phone or tablet. Read More

Photos Stuck on Your Phone? Here’s How to Get them Back Fast!
1 year ago

Photos Stuck on Your Phone? Here’s How to Get them Back Fast!

By  •  Lifestyle

Smartphone ownership has skyrocketed across the globe, including those countries with emerging economies such as Turkey, Malaysia, Chile and Brazil.
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