How Technology Empower Seniors? 6 Reasons You Should Know!

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Technology is a great way to connect with family, friends and to even meet new friends. You can take charge of some of life's issues online, and you can even make extra money. Don't let a lack of confidence keep you from jumping online. My Guardian described the 6 amazing reasons why technology is good for you, regardless of your age or abilities.

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6 R E A S O N S W H Y T E C H N O L O G Y I S G O O D F O R Y O U A PERSPECTIVE BY MY GUARDIAN

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Learning how to use the internet on a computer smartphone or tablet can give you amazing benefits for your well-being—without ever having to leave your home. Especially for elderly Australians who are living longer after retirement the internet can give you choices and control.

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Communication platforms like Skype Google Hangouts and others make it easy for grandparents to have conversations with their grandkids on a daily basis. Imagine being able to hear about their day at school without worrying about long distance or international call charges. Connect with family and friends

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Stay independent You can handle a lot of lifes responsibilities online these days. You can pay your bills transfer funds and deposit checks with your banks app. you can order groceries and have them delivered. You can even make appointments online like eye appointments or your favourite salon. The internet helps you maintain control of your finances and other life aspects so you stay independent longer

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Keep mentally engaged and informed The internet offers any type of information with just a click. You can stay abreast of whats happening in your community your country and around the world. You can learn a new language through an online course. Online education resources like Coursera offer thousands of free online courses so you can learn about almost anything.

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Meet new people There are several ways to meet new people through the internet. You could search for an online book club to join or another club. There are forums and chat rooms with people who are like-minded or have similar interests. You just need to search the internet to find them. Or better yet there are sites like meetup.com that lets you meet people with similar interests in person.

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Make money on the side Technology opens avenues to make money on the side. You could clear out your garage or attic and sell the items you dont want on eBay. If you have a spare bedroom you could even list it on Airbnb to rent out to vacationers. For those who like to write there are plenty of online platforms to help you sell your writing and get published.

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Offer peace of mind to your children You know your children worry about how youre holding up. Technology makes it easy and simple to check in with family regularly or even daily to let them know everything is okay. Or if you use My Guardians home care services you and your family get free access to our My Guardian app. Your family can check the app to see what services youre getting each day and which carer is providing them. And you can use the app to schedule or check on services.

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If you think its time to learn more about technology and how to use the internet contact We can help you gain confidence with technology and learn how to master it. We have a unique business model that allows us to pay our carers very well which helps us find the most experienced qualified and caring people out there. My Guardians administration operates on minimal overhead. This combination of low overhead plus higher caregiver rates allows us to offer excellent services to you at a rate you can afford. We dont sacrifice quality to offer lower charges for the services you need.

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