New technology makes it easier for retirees to stay healthy, reach out to loved ones and manage their finances.
58% of people aged 65 and older now use the Internet, according to the recent Time article “5 Must-Have Tech Tools and Apps for Retirees” (June 2016). Not surprisingly, their number one reason for going online is to connect with friends and family.
The worldwide web is not only transforming the social lives of retirees, it is improving their lives in other important ways, including:
USA Today also recommended a few useful apps for retirees in their article, “Golden apps that can help you in retirement.” Some of the highlights:
Nowadays, a smartphone and Internet connection are really all you need to stay close to loved ones in retirement. They can also help to improve your health, finances and sense of independence.