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How to help your parent use the internet

... How to help your parent use the internet communication, independence, technology, internet, Kerry Butters, editor for BroadbandGenie.co.uk, talks us through the various corners of the internet and shares her tips for helping your parents navigate the web. The internet can be an ...

How to help your parents get online: buying and installing broadband

... How to help your parents get online: buying and installing broadband communication, independence, technology, internet, Matt Powell, editor for the UK broadband comparison website BroadbandGenie.co.uk, talks us through how to get our parents online with the installation of broadband. The internet ...

Getting connected using a tablet computer: product review

... Getting connected using a tablet computer: product review Internet, Independence, Technology, Communication, We regularly hear how iPads and tablets are all the rage for the internet-savvy older user for keeping in touch, entertainment and online shopping. But what if your parent is ...

How to help your parent set up an email address

... How to help your parent set up an email address communication, independence, technology, email, internet, Kerry Butters, editor for BroadbandGenie.co.uk, shares how to navigate the pleasures and pitfalls of creating an email account for your parent while keeping their passwords safe. ...

10 good reasons for older people to get into social media

... 10 good reasons for older people to get into social media Social Media, Internet, Technology, Communication Despite its overwhelming popularity and impact on everyday life, many older people still find the thought of using social media very intimidating. By helping parents take those first ...

Tips to continue business as usual when your parent needs you

... need for a smartphone until now, this could be your reason to buy one. They're ideal for calling, texting, surfing the internet and keeping on top of emails. Depending on your data plan you should be able to access the internet simply and quickly via ...

Are sex and love taboo topics for you and your parents?

... action was regarded as so scandalous that the mayor committed her to a lunatic asylum for four weeks. Nowadays, there are loads of internet sites that cater for silver surfers and it is quite respectable to find a new partner via the internet or a dating agency. ...

Tips on safely managing money for the less mobile

... finances can be tricky at the best of times, but imagine finding yourself unable to get to the cash point with limited access to internet banking or a mobile phone to make payments. For many older people with mobility issues, illness or disabilities this is the reality ...

Top tips for keeping the scammers out

... , that's a red flag. Any relationship that has to be kept a secret is not a good relationship! Being safe on the Internet More and more we hear of silver surfers who are venturing into the world of the Internet who quite naturally want to take advantage ...

A quick guide to the Senior Railcard and Disabled Persons Railcard

... railcard will then be posted out within five days. Using the Senior Railcard The Senior Railcard can be used to order tickets via the Internet, phone or at a station ticket booth. The holder should always carry their Senior Railcard with them while travelling and present it ...