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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.

5 months ago

Top 10 Android Apps for The Hearing Impaired

According to the National Institute on Aging, approximately one in three people between 65 and 74 years old has hearing loss, while 50% of those 75 years and older have an age-related hearing impairment. Senior citizens face unique healthcare…

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6 months ago

Is YouTube Among Your Favorite Pastimes?

YouTube launched in 2005 and has since become the fastest growing social media platform. According to YouTube, they have over 2.5 billion users every month and over 1 billion hours of YouTube videos are watched a day…

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7 months ago

7 Free iPad Games for Seniors with Dementia

Video games can help dementia patients to combat boredom and stay mentally active. It is important for seniors with dementia to engage in activities that help ease the feelings of anxiety and provide social and mental stimulation…

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7 months ago

The Khan Academy: Can It Revolutionize Your Grandkids’ Schooling?

Have you heard of the Khan Academy? In 2004, Salman Khan began tutoring his younger cousin, Nadia, in maths over the Internet, then other cousins. Such was the interest from YouTube watchers, he quit his job as a hedge fund analyst to start the not-for-profit Khan Academy full time. Salman “Sal” Khan, aged 46, son […]

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7 months ago

10 Best iPhone Apps for the Hearing Impaired

iPhone has become popular among older adults because of senior-friendly games and apps. This article shares the best iPhone apps for the hearing impaired that are useful for different purposes; some amplify phone calls while others…

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8 months 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. Have you ever wondered how on earth we managed to get through…

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8 months ago

12 iPhone Settings for Hearing Impaired Seniors

Hearing loss is one of the most common effects of aging. According to the National Institute on Aging, 50% of senior Americans 75 years and older have difficulty hearing. You can check out more hearing loss statistics and tips for healthy hearing…

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10 months ago

How Can We Communicate Better in a World of “Easy” Communication?

Do you ever just call someone out of the blue? More likely, you text at least a day ahead to make a “date” to talk. Our generation didn’t come up with this protocol, but we seem to be following suit. I’m rebelling! One evening after dinner, in the middle…

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11 months ago

What’s All the Fuss About AI (Artificial Intelligence)? And Why Should You and I Care?

The abbreviated answer to the above question is that most of us are already deeply involved with at least some aspects of AI, from our smartphones, security cameras and the heated seats of our cars, to the questions you ask of Siri or Alexa…

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12 months ago

What Technology Can Make Living Alone Less Scary for Seniors? Explore These 4 Options!

They say there is safety in numbers. But that isn’t always possible, especially as we age. Fortunately, over the past decade, technology has evolved to help make living alone safer for seniors….

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