Should You be “Tweeting?”

Well, maybe…

TwitterLogoAccording to, the fastest growing demographic on Twitter is the 55-64 age bracket. This just shows that baby boomers nowadays are starting to get involved in the Twitter-verse. However, you might not understand how Twitter works and how to get the most out of it.

In this article, I will talk about how this microblogging service can be of importance to your generation. Continue reading

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Why YOU Should Care About Social Media

socialmediatreeSocial Media has made a tremendous impact on our world. It enabled us to interact with a greater number of individuals and has connected people from all over the globe.

Although some may think that it is just a young person’s game, Social Media is definitely not built only for a specific generation. I understand why some Baby Boomers are skeptical about the digital platform but I strongly urge you to try it.  You won’t regret it. If nothing else, you can impress your grandchildren with how “hip” or “with it” you have become. Continue reading

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4 Tips to Prevent Identity Theft

Identity theft can completely screw up your life. About 10 million Americans get their identities stolen every year, and the average cost of an identity theft is over $5,000 — not even considering the lost time and hassle.

While it’s possible to use high-tech methods to steal your personal information, there are some low-tech methods commonly used. Here are 4 things that you have some control over that can greatly reduce the chance of having your identity stolen using common low-tech methods. Continue reading

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The Gift of Reading

I read a lot. Back when I was a child, I would use a flashlight under the covers after bedtime so I could get some more reading time. At least until my mother busted me…

In the sixth grade, I turned in so many book reports that my reading certificate was covered front and back with the “extra report” gold seal stickers that represented 10 books each. I thought it looked ridiculous, so even though I kept reading at about the same rate in subsequent grades (about 4-6 books a week), I only turned in enough book reports to get the certificate and one gold seal, and then stopped doing the reports.

Because of my reading skills, I did very well in school. I have also done very well in a highly technical career. Continue reading

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Travel Tips for Seniors

seniortraveltips(This is a guest post by Nancy Elizabeth).

Traveling isn’t just for young people! Seniors can also get out and see the world. The best part about this is that businesses nowadays are doing a better job of catering to elders’ needs.

While there are some places that are not practical for seniors, seniors can still enjoy traveling. Here are a few tips that should help: Continue reading

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