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.

7 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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8 months ago

Online Banking Scams During the Pandemic and How Boomers Can Protect Themselves

Since the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a global pandemic, there has been an increase in online attempts to steal personal information or engage in fraud. According to new TransUnion research, 38% of consumers said they have been targeted…

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10 months ago

Do You Know All That Instagram Has to Offer?

Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms across all age groups. What started out as a platform to share photos with filters to make them look professional has evolved over the past few years into so much more…

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10 months ago

4 Facts Boomers Should Know About Free Trial Scams

Who doesn’t like free stuff? Unfortunately, criminals know the allure of “free” and use it to get people to commit to trials for products or services they really don’t want or need. Before you know it, you’ve been roped in and start receiving an endless slew…

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10 months ago

Facebook is a Gathering of Friends – 7 Tips for Keeping It Enjoyable

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. I veg in muddied nothingness that fogs my thoughts until dawn burns through to clarity. I indulge in the luxury…

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10 months ago

Explaining Facebook Security and Privacy Issues for a Better Social Experience After 60

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

11 months ago

New Technology Can Be Our Friend – If Used Wisely

I confess, I sometimes resist new technology. Like the Alexa app. I’ve insisted that I can get up and turn on my own lights. I remember first learning that personal computers could be used for shopping. “Why would I need one of those?”

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11 months ago

60 and Wondering What to Do with Your Life? Start a Blog!

How many blogs do you read in an average week? Have you ever wondered whether you should start a blog of your own? I can help you answer that question with a resounding, “Yes!” There are blogs about every conceivable topic…

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11 months ago

How to Manage Your Online Passwords

There are a number of rules that the experts tell us about passwords, and according to those rules, you’re supposed to use a different password for every account you have online. The passwords you use should not contain…

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11 months ago

Why Smart Technologies Are a Great Help to the Involved Caregiver

MIT AgeLab is conducting a series of surveys to understand changes in public attitudes and behaviors toward technologies. As they noted, “The pandemic has served as a propellant accelerating the adoption of devices and related services…

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