Tagged with computers

Seniors Getting Started with Computers

Check out  Using a Computer for the First Time over at Aging Online. This post describes a Wall Street Journal article about homebound seniors and technology. Here are some blog posts from AsOurParentsAge about seniors and technology. Internet Cafe in Philadelphia Senior Center My Vision for Successful Senior Community Technology Training Technology and Senior Adults

Holiday Gifts: Buying an iPad for Your Senior Parent?

If you like this post, read some of the other descriptions of our Father/Daughter iPad adventure.  iPad for Dad, #1, iPad for Dad, #2, iPad for Dad, #3,  iPad for Dad, #4, iPad for Dad, #5, iPad for Dad, #6,  iPad for Dad, #7, iPad for Dad, #8,  iPad for Dad, #9, iPad for Dad, #10, iPad for Dad, #11, iPad for Dad, … Continue reading

Protecting A Senior Parent’s Online Privacy

Every time I visit my parents, I check their computers to be sure the privacy controls are on the maximum settings. Since we all use computers all the time, significant privacy concerns exist, but seniors have even more concerns, because they welcome and enthusiastically use the added communication opportunities that the Internet provides. Moreover, few … Continue reading

iPad for Dad, #9 – Guest Posting from Dad!

If you like this post, read some of the other descriptions of our Father/Daughter iPad adventure. iPad for Dad, #1, iPad for Dad, #2, iPad for Dad, #3,  iPad for Dad, #4, iPad for Dad, #5, iPad for Dad, #6,  iPad for Dad, #7, iPad for Dad, #8,  iPad for Dad, #9, iPad for Dad, #10, iPad for Dad, #11, iPad for Dad, #12, iPad … Continue reading

Interesting Senior Tech Training Advertisement

This unusual advertisement appeared at least twice in the Washington Post recently. The program, sponsored by the Jewish Council for the Aging in the suburban Maryland area, offers technology training to people 55 and older. While the look on the woman’s face was a bit of a turn-off when I first looked at it, people … Continue reading

My Vision for Successful Senior Technology Training

Although technology opportunities in today’s world are expanding at breakneck speed, many elderly seniors are still without access to computers and communication tools. On this blog I have described research that associates technology experiences with increased intellectual stimulation in Technology and Senior Adults and Elder Seniors – Enthusiastic Videoconferencers. While many seniors embrace technology, many — … Continue reading

iPad for Dad, #6 – Choosing an iPad

If you like this post, read some of the other descriptions of our Father/Daughter iPad for Dad adventures — iPad for Dad, #1, iPad for Dad, #2, iPad for Dad, #3,  iPad for Dad, #4, iPad for Dad, #5, iPad for Dad, #6,  iPad for Dad, #7, iPad for Dad, #8,  iPad for Dad, #9, iPad for Dad, #10, iPad for Dad, #11, iPad … Continue reading