Never miss a moment with GrandPad At a time when personal contact is more precious than ever, society has turned to technology to stay connected with family and friends. Ironically,
BY WENDY SCHUMAN SENIOR PLANET – Bringing seniors together in a changing world Ever since the pandemic changed our lives abruptly in early March, our world has increasingly moved online.
I just read Introducing the ‘Grandparents’ Academy’ in the New York Times. See below. But, before you do, please know that there is already a real Grandparents Academy that is
Even though the following safety guide is directed towards parents, we believe grandparents need to be in this loop as well. Please read, share with the parents of your grandchildren.
Sponsored Grandparents Are Spoiling Kids with Too Much Video Screen Access BY MARIA TAYLOR As a kid, one of the cool things about visiting Grandma and Grandpa was getting spoiled
Sponsored Here’s Why Grandparents are the Future of the Internet BY MARIA TAYLOR It has become a major internet cliché to say seniors are useless with technology. In fact, grandparents
The one thing you may not be doing to protect your independence By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS Just about every article on healthy aging will remind you to eat
What Kind Of Technology Tourist Are You? BY DEANNA SHOSS If I asked about new technology two years ago, you would have lamented (or relished) diminishing face-to-face connections, with the
Do You Know When To UnPlug Your G-Kids From Their Devices?According to this article Maryland Schools May Tell Children When It’s Time to Log Off in the New York Times, schools
Say yes to Instagram! BY DEANNA SHOSS Instagram is free fun. And, since you’re never too old to have fun, why not check it out? It’s a social networking app
A new national survey of millennial grandchildren has found certain rules grandparents should abide by on social media. Commissioned by Visiting Angels, the survey of 500 grandchildren, aged 18 to
Tools of Technology May Be Tyrants BY JACK LEVINE As a first wave Baby Boomer, born in 1951, I recall our first oval screen “television set” and our telephone was a party
Recently, GRAND Magazine had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Rick Phillips, Ph.D. founder of The Digital Middle Age. GRANDMagazine: Dr. Phillips please tell us about The Digital Middle Age.
In July 2015, Microsoft released the new operating system Windows 10. Everyone with a computer with Windows 8.1, 8 or 7 can upgrade to Windows 10 for free. The upgrade
Why you need to shake up the routine and find clever ways to interact online BY KAREN L. RANCOURT Many long-distance grands love connecting on Skype (or other free online
Summer is the perfect time for relaxation, outdoor fun and vacation travel, but it can also be the perfect distraction hackers need to sneak a peek into your device. When
Did you know the average age of a first time grandparent in America is only 48 years old? They and more veteran grandparents have jumped on the social media bandwagon
By Bruce Henderson, PHD Infants and young children are exposed to screen time on televisions, computers, tablets, game consoles, phones, and other digital devices in homes, cars, schools, parks, stores,
With the frenetic pace of life, it can be challenging enough for you to keep up with everything your kids have going on, much less trying to keep others informed.
By: Karla Sullivan There are varying degrees of skilled computer users among Baby Boomers and their parents. Their true ability is difficult to accurately measure since many are embarrassed to