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Internet Security Best Practices for Senior Web Surfers

Today's seniors may have been on the cutting edge of technology in their time, but their younger years did not include computers and other personal devices. That's not to say that American elders appreciate their smart phones or their iPods, their GPS tracking devices or their digital cameras any less than their grandchildren, but your facility and understanding may be at a different level. Retirement communities might do well to invite teenage "mentors" to visit on a regular basis, just as one innovative automobile dealer employs tech-savvy teens to familiarize older buyers with the latest gadgets on new model automobiles.

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5 Best Online Resources for Senior Citizens

Growing up and growing older in the digital age offers many advantages in terms of the ability to seek out information resources quickly and easily. However, with those benefits comes a responsibility for a bit of discerning skepticism about seeking out and sharing information and resources.

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Meet the Newest App to Shake Up Senior Health & Wellness Programs

If you’ve ever been stuck in a doctor’s waiting room, or faced a big bill for an easy 10-minute consult, you’ll probably be interested in the latest smartphone application shaking up the American healthcare system. It’s called HealthTap, and the startup that developed it hopes it will help stimulate innovation in the healthcare market.

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Tech Savvy Seniors Find a New Health Partner in the iPhone

Today's active seniors are all about staying active and taking their health to the next level. 

Now, thanks to new smart technologies, this will become a cinch for tech-savvy seniors when iOS8 is released this fall. Key features in the new operating system will allow seniors—and their younger counterparts—to track diet, fitness routines and lifestyle activities all in the same program!

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Cincinnati Seniors Don't Have to Be Discouraged by Digital Setbacks

Living in the digital world can seem scary to a senior who is not familiar with— or who is not comfortable using— newer technology. There are many stories out there about scams, computer viruses and strange or dangerous people one might meet online.

Those are the exception, rather than the norm.

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5 Best Podcasts for the Curious Senior

There can be no doubt. The 21st century is a wondrous age to be alive. These days, thanks to our increasingly space-age technology, it is entirely possible to be connected to the world without ever leaving familiar surroundings. It's not just the internet, though it is a big part of connectivity— there is an astonishing wealth of information and entertainment that is available to a senior living in the heart of America.

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Worried About Internet Security? These Safety Habits Protect Seniors.

Seniors are going digital more today than ever before. According to a report released just last summer by the Pew Research Center, about half of all American seniors regularly use the Internet.

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New Technology Makes Roads Safer for Older Drivers

Independent senior living is a lot easier when you are still able to drive. But as aging slows down reaction times makes it harder to see or hear potential dangers, many seniors become nervous and apprehensive behind the wheel.

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Study Draws Correlation in Computer Literacy and Senior Healthcare

A new study suggests that seniors who use the internet, even infrequently, are less likely to engage in cancer-causing behaviors and more likely to take cancer prevention steps than older people who do not go online at all. The study was published October 22 in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

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