Author: The Senior Tutor

Teaching Senior Citizens to use technology to improve their lives.

Music & Memory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2015 Nearly 300 Ohio nursing homes on the way to offering Music & MemorySM to residents Quality improvement project uses music to improve lives of residents and staff Share on twitterShare on facebookShare on tumblrShare on emailMore Sharing Services0 COLUMBUS – Nearly 300 Ohio nursing homes have signed up for…
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July 28, 2015 0

Seniors Can be Easy Victims for Scams

What did I learn from this that could help others?

Never do anything that is too good to be true


July 14, 2015 1

These Companies Are Making Smartwatches for Grandma

Smartwatches are perfect for seniors!


July 5, 2015 0

Learning How to Bend (at any age)

A great way to keep busy, mentally stimulated and physically supple – ACT!


July 5, 2015 0

Retired? Like to travel? Check out how to not pay hotel bills!

  Two years ago, I spent four months in the UK exploring.  When people hear me say that, they think wow!  Was it vacation? Work?  I tell them I went there first at age 15 and wanted my daughter to go at that age and learn about a different place.  We had a blast! Some…
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July 5, 2015 0

Boomers Are Not a Generation New To Technology

by Jim Gilmartin, June 1, 2015 Boomers adopt tablets, wearable devices and other technologies just as energetically as younger users, according to participants at last year’s Booming Tech forum, which focused on the use of technology in that generation. Boomers “are not a generation new to technology,” said Joseph Coughlin, director of the AgeLab at…
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June 4, 2015 0

Siri for Seniors: 45 Commands that Will Make Your Life Easier

By Denise Burke Siri, Apple’s personal assistant, allows you to use your voice to set reminders, send messages, read email, search for information and much, much, more. The following useful Siri Commands can be used on the iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPad (IOS 5 and higher), iPad mini, and the iPod Touch. Use this list as…
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May 30, 2015 0

How to Have a Better YouTube Viewing Experience

by: Jill Feigelman, 04/13/2015 Chances are at that one point or another you’ve run into a YouTube video – most likely on Facebook or on a site like Senior Planet. Here are some tips and tricks for making the most of your viewing experience, from getting rid of ads to watching full-screen. While these tips are specific…
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May 30, 2015 0

Upcoming Classes – May, June and August

This summer, The Senior Tutor will be teaching two classes at the Charles I. Lathrem Senior Center! May 19th – 1pm – FREE – Senior Safety Online June 12th – 10:30am – Noon -$25 – Tweeting and Texting August 11th – 6:30pm – 8:00pm – $25- LinkedIn (more coming this fall!) Click here to register…
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April 19, 2015 0