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We talk about how to use the web safely and productively

How to help your loved ones make the most of online shopping

Collaborative Post Online shopping is a great experience and an excellent service, which can make your life easier. Unfortunately, not all older people can safely work out online shopping, even though the convenience of online shopping would be incredibly useful to them, especially if they have any mobility issues. So, to help you inform your […]

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Becoming more tech-savvy – 8 tips for seniors

Collaborative Post Today’s world is being drastically changed by technology. And, while younger generations have been brought up with emerging tech, it can be difficult for seniors to understand and use the increasing range of devices and gadgets. Of course, you might be aware of how activity monitoring technology can improve elderly people’s quality of […]

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A wealth of classic films on a TV or browser near you

Films are like music. They can take you right back to the time and place where you first saw or heard them. For many, those are happy memories, well worth revisiting. Talking Pictures TV has been screening classic film and television on Freeview, Youview, Sky and Virgin channels since 2015. It’s been offering memory joggers […]

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The Benefits of Encouraging Your Loved Ones to Get Online

Collaborative Post Traditionally, older people have been slow to adopt new technology, most notably internet use, and although this is starting to change, there are still a significant number of elderly people – more than 2 million over-75s are not online – who have yet to adopt internet usage. This is such a shame, especially […]

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The best mobile phone for seniors: 6 top tips

Collaborative Post More than 95% of UK households own at least one mobile phone, and a significant proportion of people have access to a smartphone. Although smartphone usage among the older population is increasing, they’re still the demographic that’s least likely to own or use a smartphone in the UK. However, the features and functionality […]

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Keeping the family connected with computer games

With seasonal festivities on the horizon, it’s time to plan for family get togethers – whether they’re real or virtual. If being in the same home isn’t going to be possible, then how can we connect our older family members with our own household, and particularly the grandchildren? Here are a few free, easy and […]

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Virtual tours and experiences for seniors

The need to stay at home during the pandemic has brought about a new focus on how to connect to and view the world through the wonders of technology. Now many of us are very comfortable with using virtual experiences to stay close to loved ones and being able to continue enjoying the world. Although […]

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