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.

1 year ago

How Smart Is Your Home?

A smartphone can be one of the most valuable tools for homeowners. Many household devices can be accessed through apps to help keep your home safe and running efficiently. Creating a “smart home” may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be…

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1 year ago

10 Things Every Mature Woman Should Know to Protect Herself from On-Line Scrabble Scammers

I admit it – I’m an online scrabble junkie. I’ve been playing Words with Friends (WWF) developed by Zynga, for over eight years. I have many games going with people from around the world…

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1 year 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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1 year ago

7 Tips to Ease the Stress of Solo Travel

Are you considering taking a trip alone? Do you regularly travel alone? Smartphones have made travel more manageable but have also added a level of safety and organization that was previously unattainable for most novices. Here are some tips…

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1 year ago

The Awesome Power of Messaging Apps for Older Adults

There’s no doubt about it – the way we communicate has drastically changed over the past year 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…

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1 year ago

10 Alternative Vehicles for Older Women

Have you recently sold your car because you don’t want to drive anymore? Or maybe you want something to get around that isn’t a gas-guzzling car? Are you looking into other forms of transportation? Alternative options…

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1 year ago

Do You Need Help Organizing Your Digital Life? 3 Tips to Declutter Your Tech After 60

Clutter in our technology is not that different from the clutter we maintain in our home. The more unorganized we get, the more overwhelmed we are, and the more ineffective technology becomes to us. It doesn’t take long for our devices to be stuffed…

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1 year ago

5 Ways That Technology Can Help Fight Social Isolation Among Seniors

In the last few weeks, we have seen numerous articles about social isolation. Check my Twitter feed! The net-net is that, while things may be opening up, social contact does not necessarily alleviate social isolation. And those most vulnerable…

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2 years ago

What Are the Easiest Ways to Overcome Fear of Technology?

Technology is all around us. There is no escaping it these days. But the longer you avoid it, the worse your apprehensions will get. In my experience of working with people and techie things, I’ve found that fear of looking or feeling stupid…

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2 years 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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