Filed under elders and learning

Dad Needed an Old-Fashioned Radio

Sometimes, for a person of a certain age, it may be too difficult to learn something new. Those of us who love our 21 Century digital tools, often surmise that using technology can help aging elders cope with the weaknesses that occur as an individual grows, well, older. It’s true that individuals, as they age, … Continue reading

Cyber Seniors Documentary: Well Done!

This afternoon at the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) conference in Washington, DC, I saw clips from a documentary, Cyber-Seniors, about teenage volunteers in Toronto who work with elders — people in their mid to late 80s and older — and the rich clarity of their interactions. Many of these people retired before computers appeared … Continue reading