Posts Tagged 'senior citizen'

10 People Who Changed Careers After 50 And Succeeded

Mental Floss has an interesting article presenting 10 people who succeeded late in life after a career change. Most are rather obscure, but a few are well known, such as Ronald Reagan and Col. Sanders.

Read the article HERE.

Dumbed Down PC For Seniors – Eldy

Eldy is the first easy  software dedicated to the elderly, from European Eldy’s non-profit organization. Eldy allows seniors use computers and enjoy the Internet revolution, by providing a software that allows easy access to all the most important functions: e-mail (any pop3/imap account), chat, Web browsing, weather, text editor, streaming and a lot more.

eldyIt features no log-on – it boots directly to the desktop which has 6 huge buttons (email, chat, internet, etc.)  so as not to confuse an oldster. The Linux-based operating system even does away with those pesky drop-down menus.

Read more HERE or HERE.



Surfing Web Saves Your Aging Brain

grannyPC-smHealthDay News reports –

Surfing the Internet just might be a way to preserve your mental skills as you age. Researchers found that older adults who started browsing the Web experienced improved brain function after only a few days.

Continue reading HERE.


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