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Teaching Senior Citizens to use technology to improve their lives.

Medicare Open Enrollment – October 15-December 7, 2017

It’s that time of year again to consider making changes to your existing Medicare Plans (Part C or Part D). Medicare’s Open Enrollment period gives all beneficiaries the opportunity to make changes to their plans as their lives and needs change. If you have never enrolled in Medicare, this period is not for you. If…
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September 25, 2017 0

The Senior Tutor helps older people (article from Dayton Daily News)

Area seniors practice their tablet skills during a workshop with Marianne Bailey, who leads classes for seniors on a variety of tech topics. CONTRIBUTED


August 2, 2015 0

Flying Ace Car Wash – Go Green! Wash Clean!

Go Green!  Wash Clean! Going “Green” has certainly been a trendy topic and lifestyle over the past several years and it shows no signs of slowing down.  But how often do we really think about our water and energy consumption and footprint?  Sure we try to save resources and money where we can, but do…
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July 30, 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

Learning How to Bend (at any age)

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


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

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