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Three ladies from two generations on a mission - to make exploring technology more relevant, accessible, and fun for older adults
- May 30, 2020
- 5 min
Upgrading your experience: Ideas for better ways to view your online world
Two weeks ago we talked about opportunities for us to enjoy what the internet has to offer. So many of these options are more enjoyable on the big (TV) screen! Getting this up and running can take a bit of creativity and more than a bit of patience, but many of the solutions are encouragingly more plug-and-play than they used to be! Here are some of our ideas that may help flatten the learning curve of your upgrading experience... Enjoy the big screen: Both of us have our TV
- May 16, 2020
- 5 min
Comfy on your Couch: Entertaining ideas
Some days feel long, but the weeks are flying by; some of us feel like we should be doing more than we are and a lot of us are feeling frustrated and fatigued. Keeping amused and keeping curious are two great ways to help one appreciate being alive! We’ll take Dr. Bonnie Henry’s (Chief Medical Officer of British Columbia) thought to "be kind to ourselves" and chat about entertaining opportunities that we’ve found during COVID-19...and hopefully will continue to enjoy beyond!
- May 9, 2020
- 5 min
What a simply marvelous idea....if only I could get the darn thing to work!!
If you have ever felt like technology is a test of brains, creativity, and willpower, you are not alone! Several of our readers have asked how to use specific pieces of technology (Zoom, Alexa, and WhatsApp, to name a few). While there is always a learning curve with something new, it can definitely be steeper when the underlying principles are foreign. Because each tech works differently (e.g., even the same app/software works differently on different computers or with diffe