Posts Tagged ‘ senior computer use ’

SENIORS ACTIVE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Sep 24th, 2014 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Social media and the Internet are a conundrum for some seniors. However, increasingly, seniors are using the Internet for a variety of purposes… shopping, news, games for mental stimulation (and just plain fun!), and staying in touch with friends and the world in general. The latter is what social media is all about, and seniors are participating.

Forbes recently reported that senior citizens are living longer, are more active and are becoming more literate online. Senior activity centers and groups focusing on senior activity abound with classes to learn to use computers and the Internet. We have not only become Internet-literate, we are enjoying the variety of stimulation our computers offer. Including social media.



Internet Providers and Seniors: What Is the Best Service for You?

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By Guest Post | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Senior Computer Use Increasing Seniors are embracing computer technology like never before. Although they remain the least likely demographic group to surf the Web, recent reports have painted a picture of tech-savvy grandparents who regularly take advantage of modern conveniences like email and social networking. A 2012 Pew Internet study reported that more than half [...]