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

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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7 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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7 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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7 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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8 months ago

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

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…

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8 months ago

Have You Heard of the Coronavirus Vaccine Scams? Yes, They Are Real!

The coronavirus has infected more than 22 million people in the United States, as of Jan. 10, 2021, according to a New York Times database. More than 373,000 people in the United States have died from this highly viral disease…

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8 months ago

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

Several years ago, my husband and I visited an old friend who had not been well. We were shocked to see that his health had deteriorated quite quickly with cancer, heart disease, and early onset Alzheimer’s – all at the age of 60…

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9 months ago

Smart Tech That Can Make an Older Woman’s Life a Little Easier

Smart devices in your home can help with every aspect of daily life, provide security, comfort, and convenience. Generally, all you need to set up most devices is a power source and Wi-Fi connection. A little guidance helps…

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10 months ago

How the Internet Can Help You with Your Health

Health and the Internet. Probably not two things that you’d normally associate with each other, especially if you’re someone who doesn’t already spend a lot of time online. However, in 2020 the Internet is capable of so much…

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10 months ago

Embracing a Career Change as a Second-Act Entrepreneur

These days it is not uncommon to make a career change mid-life. Many people in their 50s – and even into their 60s – are asking themselves, “What do I want to be when I grow up?” The numbers of those 60+ having to continue…

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