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September 25, 2019
Poor Training, Lack of Skills Leave Older Workers Behind: Study

A new study from Docebo suggests professionals across the world want to learn skills to help them at work… but the training just isn’t there.

Baby Boomers are most affected: 40 percent of older pros in the United Kingdom and 28 percent in the U.S. feel they “don’t have the skills needed to win a new job.” When asked to compare themselves to younger professionals, nearly half of all Baby Boomers felt those younger than them had better tech skills.

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February 11, 2019
At Home Computer and Internet Basics for Seniors
Older people usually find themselves too overwhelmed in the face of touchscreen gadgets and are many are still discouraged when it comes to learning how to use them to improve their daily lives. However, that does not have to be the case. There is no age limit when it comes to the Internet.
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September 21, 2018
Should Your Watch Monitor Your Heart?
Apple’s new watch can screen for heart problems. But doctors are increasingly worried about the dangers of testing healthy people for disease.
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September 14, 2018
Learning New Technology After 50 - Top Tips
Striking out into the digital unknown can be a bit daunting. Here are some tips on how to learn new technology.
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January 9, 2018
5 ways tech is changing retirement

There was a time when growing older meant relying on family or hired help to assist with health, cognitive and financial issues. While we may not be leading fully automated lives like the characters in futuristic movies and sci-fi novels, new technological advances are allowing many people to live independently for much longer. Whether you want to stay in your own home or have financial accounts that need monitoring, high tech is here to help.
 
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