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Aging In Place

Youth Teaching Tech to Seniors

November 14, 2022 — HelpCloud Resolution There are many things, if not most things, that we can learn from the seniors in our society. But we live in an age when technology has accelerated at such a rate never seen before in history. How the world wide web works, how tech devices work, are all …

Virtual Retirement Communities: What They Are and How to Join or Set Up One Safely

July 11, 2022 — HelpCloud Resolution Getting older can often be quite a frightening prospect for many seniors. After years of independence and having things done the way we like it, it can be hard to face the thought of having to leave all that we hold near and dear to move into a retirement …

Tech Tips for Seniors: 6 of the Best Websites to Learn Basic Internet and Computer Skills

June 20, 2022 — HelpCloud Resolution Learning a new skill at any age can be challenging but perhaps it is more so for those who find that they’re seniors in a tech savvy world filled with technology and computer jargon. It can be exceptionally intimidating and overwhelming when you are …

HelpCloud’s (Latest) Top-5 Recommendations for Aging In Place

May 16, 2022 — HelpCloud Resolution As children we all had dreams of what we wanted to be or do when we got older; whether it was to reach the age where we could drive the family truck or go out with friends (minus the supervision), get married and start our own family, join the local …

5 of the Best Online Learning Platforms for Seniors (and Why Each Is Awesome)

May 9, 2022 — HelpCloud Resolution When we first come into this world we are like sponges, soaking up absolutely everything we see and hear. As we get older, our ability to retain all that information starts to wane. However, no matter how old we get, there is always an opportunity to …

Seniors: 7 Tips for Quickly Improving Your Typing Skills

March 15, 2022 — HelpCloud Resolution It’s hard to imagine a world without technology, especially since we tend to rely so much on it each and every day. Computers have taken over quite a large portion of our lives, helping us to complete daily tasks, socialize, study and even shop. In …

5 Scanner Issues and Resolutions Explained

December 15, 2021 — HelpCloud Resolution Error Message: Scanner Not FoundThe Paper JamScanner will not ScanNo Connection to ScannerThe Scan was UnsuccessfulIn times past, getting your hands on a particular document from a few years before would have been a nightmare unless you were super …

Senior Citizens: The 5 Most Common File Types You Need to Know About

November 23, 2021 — HelpCloud Resolution After many years of having computers around, we have become quite used to the basics of how to work them and do many different things on them. Some have become experts in what to others may seem like a completely new and secret language. For example, …

10 Computer Terms All Seniors Need to Know to Become More Confident

November 15, 2021 — HelpCloud Resolution When it comes to computers, there is no end to the amount of jargon that is used in connection with them and all their affiliated parts. Whether you’re aware of it or not, you’ve probably come into contact with many of these terms throughout your time as …

Be Prepared: How to Set Up Smart Devices to Help With At-Home Emergencies

August 30, 2021 — HelpCloud Resolution Nowadays, having a home filled with smart devices is something that is not only a convenience but also highly beneficial. This is especially true in the case of home emergencies. Accidents happen so quickly and in just the blink of an eye you can find …