Why seniors need to adapt to the technological world
Technology can be scary to those who are foreign to it. After all, it has never been as popular as it is today. However, just because this technology is new, does not mean it is something that should not be learned.
There are endless benefits to technology. Gadgets such as computers and cell phones have more benefits than some may realize. Everything from personal health records to basic communication is now online. The best way to stay in touch with grandchildren may involve texting. It is time to introduce technology to the older generation. Technology is the future.
Technology's benefits are limitless. It can allow you to connect with friends and family, help you to establish new acquaintances, and most importantly help you to find important information quickly. Technology can also help you save money, play fun games for mental stimulation and keep you updated on important events of everyday life such as news and weather.
Forbes recently reported that senior citizens are living longer, are more active and are becoming more comfortable with technology. Many senior activity centers and groups are steadily becoming equipped with classes on learning to utilize computers and the Internet.
More than 50% of seniors today are 'Silver Surfers.' This surfing includes Facebook, Twitter and other social media venues. Seniors Helping Seniors has accounts on all of these social media sites and linking to our pages can be a great way to ease yourself into new technology. SHS posts daily about everything 'senior citizen' on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Linkedin. With easy navigation and interesting information, our social media may be the best way for you to get started!
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