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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.

1 year ago

Will AI Write Your Novels Soon?

I have never been particularly excited by the idea of Artificial Intelligence (AI). It seemed something remote to my everyday life, although I have undoubtedly been exposed to numerous examples without my ever knowing it…

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1 year 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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1 year 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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2 years ago

3 Supreme Rules for Ideal Computer Posture After 60

Do you feel stiff after working on your computer? Do you find yourself slumping, hunching, and with forward head posture trying to look at the screen? Are you looking for ways to do what you need to do on the computer…

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2 years ago

8 Things to Teach Your Grandchildren About Online Safety

Bonding with your grandkids can take many different forms. As the children get older, grandparents can take a back seat, or be a source of reassurance, confidential communications, and words of wisdom…

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2 years ago

Are You Being Productive or Distracted? 6 Tips for Better Smartphone Usage in Your Mature Years

Are you a nomophob? Nomophobia (“no-mobile-phone phobia”) is a term describing the fear of being without a mobile device. In this nomophobic world we live in, we have become addicted to the distractions our phones provide…

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2 years ago

Social Media – A Boon or Bane for the 60-Plus Community?

Facebook accounts have been hacked. Facebook has been used to target elections. Facebook advertisers have your data. According to Omnicore stats, 62% of online seniors aged 65+ are on Facebook…

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2 years ago

Feeling Overwhelmed and FOMO – The Downside of the World Wide Web

Few would dispute that the world wide web has revolutionized our lives. But, as with many good things, there is also a downside that requires a management strategy. I do not profess to have a solution, as I myself lurch between excitement…

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2 years ago

Phone Scams and Phone Spam – What’s the Difference?

We’ve all received those annoying phone calls at one time or another. But some are more alarming than others. Unsolicited phone calls can be separated into two types: phone spam and phone scams, with the latter being rather more sinister…

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2 years ago

How Your Credit Card Can Be Stolen with Technology

Did you know that your credit card can be stolen without a criminal ever needing to touch it? Just because you pay attention to your surroundings and take precautions against being pickpocketed, it doesn’t mean that your credit card information is safe…

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