Virtual Senior Center Enhances Lives of Homebound Seniors

An incredible story about how technology is helping seniors stay connected with loved ones. You might want to grab a box of tissues before watching this video! A partnership with Microsoft, IN2L (It’s Never 2 Late) and Selfhelp uses technology to create a Virtual Senior Center to help residents connect with loves ones in the [...]

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Video Contest Just for Seniors

Cyber-Seniors Inc. and Cyber-Seniors Documentary Inc. (Cyber-Seniors) are sponsoring a video contest (“Contest”) with selected entries hosted on the Cyber-Seniors Corner Youtube channel. Cyber-Seniors is a Documentary Film that has been following the journey of several senior citizens as they uncover the magic of the Internet (The release date for the Film is expected to be in early [...]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Social Networking

We teach you the unspoken etiquette. Ignore our insider tips at your own peril. Do set up privacy settings for your online profile, so the intimacies of your life—your battle with the bulge; an impending divorce—don’t become public when people find you in a search. Facebook, for example, lets you decide who can see your [...]

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Social Media Guidelines for Seniors

via Senior Care Corner Here are some guidelines we feel are important for seniors to consider when using social media. “Consider” is the key word here, as we realize individual situations are often different. Those familiar with social networks and the web may be safe with fewer guidelines while newcomers, especially those of a very [...]

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11 Reasons Why Seniors Should Care About Social Media

Senior citizens are the fastest growing demographic on Facebook, and this doesn’t surprise me. Though I’m not a senior, I personally use social media tools for business, but also to keep up with past and present friends as well as my family. For seniors, using Facebook, has enabled them to get in touch with long [...]

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11 Tips for Social Networking Safety

Via Microsoft Social networking websites like MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, and Windows Live Spaces are services people can use to connect with others to share information like photos, videos, and personal messages. As the popularity of these social sites grows, so do the risks of using them. Hackers, spammers, virus writers, identity thieves, and other criminals [...]

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What is Social Media?

You hear about social media just about everywhere you go – there’s no escaping it! And, believe it or not, it’s not just for kids anymore. Golden Girl Betty White re-launched her career using Facebook, Jerry Mathers, aka “The Beaver,” is tweeting about how to live a longer and healthier life (even with diabetes), and [...]

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