Archive for the 'Technology' Category

Preventing Fraud

Avoiding Fraud With online purchases, the availability of financial information online, and the mass of payments to keep track of, it’s easy to let something slip between the cracks. Older folks are often targeted for financial fraud – so it’s good to stay aware and informed to protect yourself. Here are some ways to help…

Ways to Stay Connected To Your Community

  After retirement, you may find yourself with the opportunity to engage with the community in a way you may have not had time for before. Keeping connected with your community can provide you with a sense of purpose as well as help your community thrive. Here are some ways for you to keep engaged…

Technology for Traveling

Being in a different city or country can be stressful. With new available gizmos and gadgets, you can be traveling with increased convenience and safety. Try using some of these electronic items to help you out on your next trip. Ipad/tablets Lightweight and slick, ipads or tablets can provide easy access to the internet which…

Technologies to Help You Stay Healthy

  New technologies seem to be coming out all the time, and health is no exception. Now more so than ever, there are many technologies available which are designed to make our lives easier when it comes to health. We’ve compiled a list of some of the available health apps and gizmos that can help…

Technology to Help You Stay at Home Longer

As we get older, living in our homes may present new challenges. Making your home safe with senior friendly technologies can you to live independently for as long as possible. Here are some technologies to help you age in place. Home Monitoring Systems Home Monitoring Systems can include security from burglary, flood detection, fire detection,…

What to Know About Personal Alert Systems

As we age, it’s important that we make the changes necessary to make our homes safe places. If you or someone you know is at risk of a medical emergency, consider getting a personal alert system. Here is some information to help you get started. What is a Personal alert system? A personal alert system…

Safeguarding Your Information on the Internet

Surfing online is a great way to get your news, keep in touch with loved ones, shop, or just spend time relaxing. But with online scammers, risk of viruses and hackers it’s important to remember to protect yourself. Here are some tips!   Install Antivirus Software Make sure anti-virus software is installed on your computer…

Interesting Apps for Seniors

So, you have your first smart phone. What to do? What kind of apps should you download to make life easier? Here’s a list of the most talked-about free apps that we think could be useful for seniors. Each smartphone has a particular operating system.  For the most part, the Apple iPhone operates on the…

Learning to be Tech – Savvy

With all the gizmos and gadgets coming out continuously, it’s hard to keep on top of what the latest technologies are and how to use them to your advantage. Learning technology can be overwhelming, but with the help of your family, resources online, and perhaps some tech classes, you too can become a tech wiz!…