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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.

2 years ago

What on Earth Are NFTs? Simplified for Those of Us Over 60

NFT stands for non-fungible token, but what does that mean? And more importantly, should you care? The second question begs me to ask if you care about new trends in technology, currencies and collectables…

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2 years ago

Staying Current with Technology Is Essential – For Many More Reasons than We May Realize

I bought a new iPhone, a significant upgrade from my six-year-old version. I was excited to dive into all the new features and use the much improved camera to capture the beauty of the immerging spring…

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2 years ago

How to Keep Up in a Fast-Changing World

Many people, of all ages, feel that our fast-changing world is leaving them behind. And this is especially true when it comes to technology, computer skills and social media. Before we begin to discuss solutions, though, I have a confession…

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2 years ago

Squinting at the Screen? 4 Quick Fixes to Make the Text Easier to Read

Long ago I started getting frustrated trying to read the tiny type on some websites. But I wasn’t giving up. Instead, I learned a quick fix that I’ve been using ever since. The quick and dirty fix is the enlarge/shrink function that I can apply to a web page with just a click…

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2 years ago

The Best Apps for Women Over 60

As technology keeps getting cheaper and more powerful and more intimately connected to our lives (have you read about “Google Glass?”), there are more ways than ever before for women over 60 to use technology to live…

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2 years ago

5 Tips to Help Our 55+ Generation Navigate Their New Holiday Tech Gadgets

Each chapter of the Covid pandemic has driven usage of personal digital technology and services among older generations to all-time highs. But as users become increasingly more dependent on tech to break from isolation, the digital divide…

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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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