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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

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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2 years 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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2 years 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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3 years 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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3 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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3 years 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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3 years 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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3 years 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

3 years 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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3 years 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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