9 Reasons Senior Citizens Love the Internet

Seniors can remember long before the Internet existed—and yet now, we live in a world that’s dependent on it. This can be jarring to some seniors. But others embrace the Internet and all it brings fully. And the truth is, the Internet can enrich the lives of seniors in dozens of ways....

"Friending" Your Grandkids: Navigating the Social Media Minefield

Facebook isn’t just for college kids anymore. The site has seen a dramatic increase in membership among people aged 50 and over, and with good reason. Facebook gives older adults a great way to keep in touch with family—especially kids and grandkids....

10 iPad Apps To Help Seniors Stay In Touch With Their Family and Friends

With the advent of the new iPad, and it's state-of-the-art Retina screen, families abound are using it to stay in touch with one another at the highest quality possible - and that includes those more senior family members as well. From photo sharing to video chat, the new iPad is an amazing device that not only offers users the ability to stay on top of every social and news related happening going on in the world, but it also offers users the ability to get in touch with each other at a moments notice - and now today's seniors are able to grab their new iPads and call, share photos, and video chat with their loved ones day or night....

New Rules About Voting: How They May Affect You

New voting laws that require photo ID’s may have a disproportionate impact on older Americans. After the 2010 midterm elections, dozens of states have enacted these laws—leaving the current total of states where you need a photo ID to vote at about 34....

10 of the Best iPad Mind Games to Keep Your Brain Sharp

Study after study has shown that playing games will not only improve your memory, but it can also increase your reasoning and motor skills as well as your ability to visualize things in three-dimensional space. And what a better way to play games these days than on your iPad....

6 Websites to Help Preserve Your Family's History Online

With age often comes the desire to not only learn about where you came from, but also the desire to start persevering  the memories of your family for future generations to come. And in this day of computers, digital cameras, video recorders, and most important of all the Internet, saving your family's history is as easy as doing a quick search, filling out some forms, and writing it all down....

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