Author: The Senior Tutor

Teaching Senior Citizens to use technology to improve their lives.

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

Senior App of the Day – Magnifying Glass Flashlight

Senior App of the Day – Magnifying Glass Flashlight By Marianne Bailey   Have you noticed that as you get older, your eyes start failing you suddenly usually at the age of 40?  I noticed at 40, suddenly the small print on bottles and in magazine suddenly were much harder to read.  I find myself…
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February 3, 2015 0

Press Release – Technology Made Simple for All Ages

The Senior Tutor Marianne Bailey 937.550.3234 Press Release 1/26/2015 Technology Made Simple for All Ages With the start of a New Year, a new business is opening in Kettering, Ohio!  The Senior Tutor announces that seniors in the greater Dayton and Cincinnati areas will soon be a lot more tech savvy!  Technology for…
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January 26, 2015 0

Technology Offers New Protection for Seniors

May, 2011 – What if there’s a fall and nobody’s there to help? It’s a question millions of American families with aging loved ones ask every day. Seniors prefer to live at home where it’s safe, comfortable and affordable – but someone with the ability to help needs to be close by, just in case.…
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January 19, 2015 0

Estate Planning – Include your Facebook and other digital assets by Christopher Burgess

You know all of those accounts you access regularly online? They’re just as much a part of your estate as anything you speak with a bank teller or financial planner about.

January 9, 2015 0

Why Red Folder? A personal testimonial from Marianne Bailey

When I tell people about Red Folder, they automatically assume it means “end of life planning”.  Well, I’m here to tell you that is NOT true!  Red Folder is planning for the inevitable emergency in this amazing thing we call “Life”.  Often, Murphey’s Law happens when we least expect it.  We think everything is going…
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January 5, 2015 0