Technology

Posted on November 30, 2019 by Atria Senior Living Whenever Atria at Foster Square residents want to go on an adventure, they simply head to the California community’s movie theater. There, they can journey across the universe using Google™ Expeditions, an innovative virtual reality technology. Google originally designed the program to allow schoolchildren to take
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Note: On Friday, April 17, 3-4pm EST, Senior Planet will host Dr. Michael Spertus, a family doctor and instructor at Harvard Medical School, to talk about how people can stay connected to their doctors through different platforms and video chat options. He will also talk about when he must see a patient in person vs. doing
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Everybody knows by now that you’re not supposed to go outside now except for the most basic of needs, especially if you’re over 60. That’s social distancing, and it’s supposed to slow down transmission of the coronavirus. So no more sitting in coffee shops, meeting a friend for lunch, or going to a class at
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It’s great to save cash on a new phone by trading in your old one.  But before you do, the Federal Trade Commission has a four step plan to keep your data and information safe. If you’re thinking about upgrading to a new phone, make sure you remove your personal information before you trade it
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Everybody knows about the whistleblower whose intelligence set off the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump. But you might not know about the whistleblower who revealed earlier that a ton of your medical data may be sent to Google — without your knowledge — as part of a previously-secret arrangement called Project Nightingale. Google Looking at
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Most people are familiar with phone scams through the occasional local news item that highlights a warning from law enforcement or perhaps the victim’s own sad story about losing their life savings. The BeenVerified Phone Spam Complaint Monitor sought to analyze these calls at a national level to identify the most common types of phone
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If your cell phone is your go-to device for checking your email, paying your bills, or posting to social media, you’re not alone. So imagine that your cell phone suddenly stops working: no data, no text messages, no phone calls. Then picture getting an unexpected notification from your cellular provider that your SIM card has
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You can plan ahead for aging on your own terms and mitigate the aging process without the loss of your personal freedom or independence.  The Boomer generation is the first to have readily accessible tools that enable smart strategies to age in place, saving tens of thousands per year in assisted living by aging safely
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