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The 5 Emerging Senior Tech Segments: Which One Are You?

I recently read a blog post about the insights based on an Ericsson ConsumerLab study on the different tech seniors segments emerging this last couple of years. The study focus on so-called ‘young-old’ seniors aged 65-74 who used the internet in 2019, just before the Corona crisis developed in eight …

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Basic Simple Questions About New Technology That Seniors May Have

This post is intended to be for these seniors that once in a while feel disconnected from conversations with younger people. This post was written on questions my mother posed these last few years while discovering new technologies that eventually have made her life easier.  Some of these questions may …

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Beginner’s Guide to Twitter for Seniors 2021

1. How to create an account on Twitter? To create a Twitter account (and find a voice of your own) in just a few simple steps: The first thing you need to do is create an account. To do this you’ll need to enter your e-mail address, choose a username …

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Twitter for Beginners: 7 questions you might have

1. What Exactly is Twitter? Launched in July 2006, a popular definition of Twitter is that it’s an online social networking tool, considered as a micro-blogging service. This versatile platform allows people to type in short messages or status updates called tweets that can be read by people following users. …

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Beginner’s Guide to Instagram for Seniors 2021

Social media is a warm gathering place, allowing people of all generations to connect, communicate, and share mutual interests. Pop culture has misunderstood the paced adoption of social media by seniors, mistakenly labeling it as something only a younger generation can use and benefit of. Nevertheless, it turns out that …

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Instagram for Beginners: 10 questions you might have

1. What Exactly is Instagram? In a nutshell, Instagram is a social media app (mainly a photo-sharing app) that allows users to share photos and videos from their lives, add captions, edit filters, tweak settings, engage with others and explore what others are sharing. But although Instagram has a desktop site for browsing (not …

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Ultimate Guide to Teach Tech to Seniors in 2021

In a world where tech is responsible for all aspects of our lives, the phrase “you are never too old to learn something new” becomes more and more practical. As digital times keep changing, it becomes more difficult for seniors to learn to use new tech on their own. Research …

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16 Reasons Why Seniors Struggle with Technology

“This stupid computer drives me crazy!”, “I don’t understand it, why it’s so complicated?” or “Why do I need, in my 60 years old, learn all this?”, these are some of the phrases my mother used to say when we were pushing her to learn some basic computer skills. * …