Using Technologies (p1):
Avoiding the digital divide. using computers, tablets, smartphones, wearables (activity-trackers) and more.
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Featured Guides & Reports: Using Technologies
The "Useful Apps Club"
Unlock the potential of your smartphone or tablet to improve your life.
The Useful Apps Club is for older adults and Boomers who have a smartphone or tablet (or are thinking of getting one) and need help to turn it into a useful tool. We are focused on finding Apps that can change your life, and teaching you how to use them.
Alzheimer's Thermostat Design: Jeeves vs. Nurse Ratched
Remember Jeeves, and Nurse Ratched? Imagine they were in charge of designing products for older adults. I wish we had the sort of products I imagine Jeeves would have designed for Bertie Wooster. Unfortunately, we seem to get the products Nurse Ratched might have dreamed up for the unfortunate...
Could tech really take 20 years off your age?
The Paradox of Good UX Design for Seniors
So You Want to Build a Pill Dispenser? Focus on Filling!
Make Your Health Care Wishes Known - Easily
Telephone, Cyber and Doorbell Scams Explored
Rollators and Walkers: What are the features that matter?
A circle member presents a helpful summary of his gleanings from his research for an ambulation assistive device. The group gained insights into the differences between a walker and a rollator, and many more useful tips for choosing, including:
Quantified Older Adults: Activity tracking conversation
Ageism and Technology
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NoMoRobo: website to help stop robocalls
NoMoRobo is a web site that allows the user to register the number receiving telemarketing calls and which intercepts those nuisance calls before they reach you. Calls from other than known illegal telemarketing sources come through as always. Occasional telemarketing calls come through and...
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