Senior citizen computer tips

Senior citizen computer tips If you are past 50, you may find that your computer could use a few tweaks to make it fit your changing physical needs. You may also want some tips about using your computer more effectively. This page should give you just what you need.

First, let's look at some ways to make your computer more compatible with your changing physical needs. There are a number of things you can do and free programs you can download that will make your computer easier to see and easier to use.

1. Visual display. As we age our eyesight changes and sometimes it become more difficult to read our computer screens. There are a number of things you can do to fix that. Go to Senior citizen computer - adjusting your visual display

2. What to do if it hurts to use your computer mouse. There are two things that can assist Senior citizen computer users who are having difficulty using their computer mouse:

  • Ergonomic mouse or trackballs often provide relief for those with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome or other painful conditions Click here for Trackballs for seniors
  • For those who do not want to use either the keyboard or a mouse, there are free and low cost Speech recognition software programs that are useful for seniors

3. Useful free program

Now you can educate yourself and keep up with the latest in computer technology. Yes you can ..and you can do it without spending a cent of your own money. Wow your friends! Impress your grandchildren. AND help your brain grow new neural connections as you age. Read some of the newest and best ideas in computing. Check out Free Computer Magazines

Read more about: Technology and Aging - how you can use technology to live a safer, more effective and fun life as you age.

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