Laptop or Tablet: Which is Best for a Senior’s Computer Needs?

senior man using a laptop while his senior wife uses a tablet

Seniors often find themselves being teased because many avoid technology. Many people assume this is because seniors are scared of using technology. Some even think the elderly lack the ability to grasp tech! However, these assumptions are just plain ole wrong! The fact is that many seniors don’t feel like they have a reason to …

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Simple Cameras for Seniors: The Best Easy to Use Digital and Film Cameras

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One of the simplest joys in life is capturing our best memories and special occasions in a photograph. This preserves those moments forever even as memory fades over time. I’ve spent many hours myself going through photo albums with elderly loved ones. They love reliving happy memories all over again like pictures of their wedding …

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Simple Radios for the Elderly and Seniors with Dementia, Alzheimer’s or Arthritis

antique radio that is easy to use for seniors

Listening to music, especially the familiar oldies station, is one of life’s simple pleasures for many seniors. This is especially true for people who live by themselves or are unable to leave their home to socialize due to issues like limited mobility or vision. In such cases, the good ol’ radio becomes not only a …

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iPhone vs Android vs Jitterbug: Which Make the Best Smartphones for Seniors?

Many elderly people will tell you that they expect much less from a smartphone than the typical teenager or even middle-aged adults. With concerns like limited dexterity, impaired vision, and reduced hearing, many seniors find that using ordinary, entry-level “smartphones” is a very difficult task. Thankfully, smartphone manufacturers realize that more seniors are using smartphones. …

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