My Facebook for Seniors

Author: Michael Miller

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0135228735

Category: Computers

Page: 336

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Easy, clear, readable, and focused on what you want to do. Step-by-step instructions for the tasks you care about most Large, full-color, close-up photos show you exactly what to do Common-sense help whenever you run into problems using the Facebook app and website Tips and notes to help you connect with family and friends The full-color, step-by-step tasks–in legible print–walk you through sharing posts, photos, and videos on Facebook. Whether you are new to Facebook or would like to explore more of its features, My Facebook for Seniors makes learning to use the world’s most popular social media site simple and fun. The full-color, step-by-step instructions make it easy to connect with family, friends, and colleagues; share digital photos and videos; interact with topic-oriented groups; and much more. Veteran author Michael Miller has written more than 200 nonfiction books and is known for his ability to explain complex topics to everyday readers. Michael wrote this book from the 50+ point of view, using relevant examples and covering all the most popular tasks. Here are just a few things you will learn how to do in this top-selling book: · Sign up for Facebook (it’s free!) and create a new account · Use Facebook on your smartphone, tablet, or computer · Configure Facebook’s privacy settings to keep your personal information private · Discover how to avoid fake news posted in your News Feed · Find out what you should–and shouldn’t–share on Facebook · Find old friends who are also on Facebook · Discover how best to use Facebook to keep in touch with your kids and grandkids · Use the News Feed to discover what your friends and family are up to · Update your friends and family on your current activities

My Social Media for Seniors

Author: Michael R. Miller

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0134277643

Category: Computers

Page: 336

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Learn Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Skype, and More! My Social Media for Seniors helps you learn what social media is all about, and how to use it to connect with friends, families, and more. The full-color book provides a general overview of what social media is and what it does, then offers step-by-step instruction on how to use the most popular social media-- Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Twitter. It also covers other social media, including online message boards and group video chat services such as Skype and Google Hangouts. In addition, the book offers strategies for using social media to find old friends and colleagues, as well as how to use social media safely and securely. Here are a few things you will learn: What Social Media is and why we use it What to share and what not to share on Social Media Using Social Media safely and privately Comparing the most popular Social Media Keeping in touch with friends and family on Facebook Sharing pictures and videos on Facebook Discovering interesting groups on Facebook Configuring Facebook's privacy settings Pinning and repinning on Pinterest Finding other users and boards to follow on Pinterest Fine-tuning your professional profile on LinkedIn Connecting with people and businesses on LinkedIn Tweeting and retweeting on Twitter Sharing photos with instagram Getting social on special interest message boards Playing social games Getting social with video chats Using Social Media to find old friends Using Social Media on your smartphone or tablet Exploring other social media

Facebook for Seniors

Connect with Friends and Family in 12 Easy Lessons

Author: Carrie Ewin,Chris Ewin,Cheryl Ewin

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593277911

Category: Computers

Page: 332

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Facebook and Twitter For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Marsha Collier

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118921178

Category: Computers

Page: 360

View: 5303

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Provides information for seniors on the social networking sites Facebook and Twitter, covering such topics as staying safe on the Internet, using email, setting up a Facebook profile, and finding trending topics on Twitter.

The Facebook Guide for People Over 50

Author: Paul McFedries

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118023978

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 3918

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The Facebook guide for people over 50 People over 50 are the fastest-growing segment of the Facebook population, and they have some unique interests and concerns. This one-of-a-kind guide addresses issues of specific interest to older generations, helping them create a profile, connect with old friends and relatives, communicate with others, and maintain their safety online. If you’re among this group, you’ll find these tips and instructions will give you confidence and help you enjoy all that Facebook has to offer. People over 50 are joining Facebook in record numbers; an estimated 6 million such people are Facebook users This Facebook guide for people over 50 focuses on topics of particular interest to older generations, such as finding and connecting with relatives, friends from the past, former colleagues, and classmates Helps you set up your profile, find old and new friends, communicate with others through the site, and protect your privacy Facebook insiders contribute plenty of tips and ideas to make the Facebook experience more fulfilling If you're over 50 and already on Facebook or thinking of joining, The Facebook Guide For People Over 50 can help you make the most of the experience.

My Windows 10 Computer for Seniors (includes Video and Content Update Program)

Author: Michael R. Miller

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0134077563

Category: Computers

Page: 480

View: 491

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Book + 2 Hours of Free Video + Content Update Program My Windows® 10 Computer for Seniors is an easy, full-color tutorial on the latest operating system from Microsoft. It includes 2 hours of FREE step-by-step video tutorials to help you learn how to navigate and customize the new Windows 10 desktop. In addition, this book is part of Que’s Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Windows 10, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. To learn more, visit www.quepublishing.com/CUP. Veteran author Michael Miller will help you learn to: Set up your computer with no fuss or aggravation Get productive fast, even if you don’t have computer experience Use Windows’ new touch features if you have a touchscreen device Safeguard your privacy, and protect yourself from online scams Find, install, and use easy new Modern apps Display up-to-the-minute news, weather, and stock prices Use new SmartSearch to find everything faster on the Internet Discover reliable health and financial information online Make free Skype video calls to friends and family Use Facebook to find old friends and see what they’re up to Store your pictures, fix them, and share them with loved ones Read eBooks on your PC—even enlarge text for greater comfort Watch TV or movies with Netflix, Hulu Plus, or YouTube Enjoy your music, and discover great music you’ve never heard Fix your own computer problems without help The DVD will contain 12 videos, each averaging 10 minutes each, for a total of approximately two hours of video instruction. The videos will show how to perform specific tasks in step-by-step function, or illustrate specific features visually. The following videos are included: 1. Connecting a New PC Hands-on guide to making all the necessary connections -- speakers, mouse, keyboard, monitor, USB peripherals. 2. Getting to Know Windows 10 General tour of Windows 10 and most useful features. 3. Personalizing Windows Presenting all of Windows 10's customizable interface features. 4. Making Windows Easier to Use Examining Windows 10's Ease of Access features 5. Browsing and Searching the Web Using the new Edge browser (and Google search engine) to browse and search the Internet 6. Protecting Yourself Online Tips and advice for safe and secure use of the Internet and email 7. Sites for Older Users Presenting the best websites for older users 8. Sending and Receiving Email Sending and receiving email with Win10's Email app (and a little bit on Gmail, too) 9. Connecting with Facebook Basic guide to Facebook for older users 10. Editing and Sharing Digital Photos Using Win10's Photos app to manage and edit digital photos. 11. Watching Movies and TV Shows on Your PC How to use Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and other sites to watch streaming video online. 12. Working with Files and Folders Basic file/folder management.

Facebook For Dummies

Author: Carolyn Abram

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119453836

Category: Computers

Page: 432

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Take control of your Facebook profile When you join Facebook, you're joining a community with over two billion people spread around the globe. It helps to have the insight on not only how to set up your profile and add content, but also how to make sure you control who sees—and doesn't see—your posts. Facebook For Dummies provides the trusted guidance you need to set up a profile, add content, and apply the many tools Facebook provides to give you control of your content. Primarily known as a way for individuals to share information, photos and videos, and calendar invitations, Facebook has gained prominence as a means to spread news, market products, and serve as a business platform. Whatever you’re looking to use it for, this book shows you how to use all the features available to make it a more satisfying experience. Build your profile and start adding friends Use Facebook to send private messages and instant notes Discover ways to set privacy and avoid online nuisances Launch a promotion page Get ready to have a whole lot of fun on the largest social network in the world.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Facebook, 3E

Author: Joe Kraynak,Mikal E. Belicove

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1615642706

Category: Computers

Page: 304

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Facebook is by far the most popular social networking site, but it is not as user-friendly as the service would like people to think. It leaves many users scratching their heads over even the most fundamental features, such as the difference between their Wall and their News Feed. And Facebook's help system is woefully inadequate. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Facebook, Third Edition, gets readers registered and touring Facebook in the very first chapter and never lets up as it reveals the features that have made Facebook so amazingly popular. Users discover how to: - Flesh out and protect the all new personal profile - Track down long lost friends, family members, and classmates - Communicate via status updates, email, and chat - Share photos and video - Make the best use of the new Timeline feature - Take advantage of Facebook's new location-based functionality - Schedule real world get-togethers and send out invitations - Share common interests in groups - Play games - Understand Facebook's dizzying array of privacy options that dictate who sees one's content - Buy and sell stuff in the Facebook Marketplace, and more. Readers also learn how to tap the power of Facebook for more than simply personal use-such as personal branding; marketing a business, product, service, or non profit; or promoting a worthy cause.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Facebook

Author: Ben Harvell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118462076

Category: Computers

Page: 320

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Your easy access portal to learning the ins and outs of Facebook the visual way At your fingertips, this easy-to-use guide offers visually rich, step-by-step instructions that show how to get the most enjoyment from Facebook. Discover the latest Facebook features, such as the new timeline and messaging system, and learn how to set up an account, work with the most popular and commonly used apps and integrated sites, find friends, and enjoy groups. Includes everything you need to know, from simply setting up an account to personalizing a timeline or starting a group for a personal interest Introduces the latest features, including the new messaging system Offers full-color screen shots and numbered, step-by-step instructions that show everything you need to get the most out of Facebook Teach Yourself VISUALLY Facebook gives you all the guidance necessary to enjoy the best Facebook has to offer.

The Recovery Book

Answers to All Your Questions About Addiction and Alcoholism and Finding Health and Happiness in Sobriety

Author: Al J. Mooney,Catherine Dold,Howard Eisenberg

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 0761183159

Category: Self-Help

Page: 624

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“A classic. Read it. Use it. It can help guide you step by step into the bright light of the world of recovery.” —from the Foreword by Harry Haroutunian, M.D., Physician Director, Betty Ford Center “The Recovery Book is the Bible of recovery. Everything you need to know you will find in here.” —Neil Scott, host, Recovery Coast to Coast radio Hope, support, and a clear road map for people with drug or alcohol addiction. Announcing a completely revised and updated second edition of The Recovery Book, the Bible of addiction recovery. The Recovery Book provides a direct and easy-to-follow road map to every step in the recovery process, from the momentous decision to quit to the emotional, physical, and spiritual issues that arise along the way. Its comprehensive and effective advice speaks to people with addiction, their loved ones, and addiction professionals who need a proven, trusted resource and a supportive voice. The new edition of The Recovery Book features the revolutionary Recovery Zone System, which divides a life in recovery into three chronological zones and provides guidance on exactly what to do in each zone. First is the Red Zone, where the reader is encouraged to stop everything, activate their recovery and save their life. Next is the Yellow Zone, where the reader can begin to rebuild a life that was torn apart by addiction. Finally, the reader reaches the Green Zone, where he can enjoy a life a recovery and help others. Readers also learn how to use the Recovery Zone ReCheck, a simple, yet very effective relapse prevention tool. The Recovery Zone System works hand-in-hand with the 12-step philosophy and all other recovery methods. In addition, The Recovery Book covers new knowledge about addiction mechanisms and neuroplasticity, explaining how alcohol and drugs alter the brain. The authors outline a simple daily practice, called TAMERS, that helps people to use those same processes to “remold their brains” around recovery, eventually making sobriety a routine way of life. Written by Al J. Mooney, M.D., a recovery activist who speaks internationally on recovery, and health journalists Catherine Dold and Howard Eisenberg, The Recovery Book covers all the latest in addiction science and recovery methods. In 26 chapters and over 600 pages, The Recovery Book tackles issues such as: Committing to Recovery: Identifying and accepting the problem; deciding to get sober. Treatment Options: Extensive information on all current options, and how to choose a program. AA and other 12-Step Fellowships: How to get involved in a mutual-support group and what it can do for you. Addiction Science and Neuroplasticity: How alcohol and drugs alter pathways in the brain, and how to use the same processes to remold the brain around recovery. Relapse Prevention: The Recovery Zone ReCheck, a simple new technique to anticipate and avoid relapses. Rebuilding Your Life: How to handle relationships, socializing, work, education, and finances. Physical and Mental Health: Tips for getting healthy; how to handle common ailments. Pain Control: How to deal with pain in recovery; how to avoid a relapse if you need pain control for surgery or emergency care. Family and Friends: How you can help a loved one with addiction, and how you can help yourself. Raising Substance-Free Kids: How to “addiction-proof” your child. The Epidemic of Prescription Drugs: Now a bigger problem than illegal drugs. Dr. Al J. Mooney has been helping alcoholics and addicts get their lives back for more than thirty years, using both his professional and personal experiences at his family’s treatment center, Willingway, and most recently through his work as medical director for The Healing Place of Wake County (NC), a homeless shelter. The Recovery Book will help millions gain control of their mind, their body, their life, and their happiness. www.TheRecoveryBook.com

My Internet for Seniors

Author: Michael R. Miller

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0134467914

Category: Computers

Page: 400

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The perfect book to help anyone 50+ get the most out of the Internet--safely and securely! My Internet for Seniors helps you quickly and easily get online and start using everything the Internet has to offer. With step-by-step tasks, large text, close-up screen shots, and a custom full-color interior designed for comfortable reading, you’ll quickly be getting the most out of your online experience. Top-selling author Michael Miller wrote this book from his 50+ perspective, and it covers everything you need to connect your computer, tablet, or smartphone to the Internet and start accessing websites, email, social networks, and more. Choose the right type of Internet service for your home Connect to the Internet--at home or away Choose and use the right web browser for your needs Browse and search the Web Shop safely online Use Facebook and other social media Find old friends and make new ones online Find news, sports, and weather online Enjoy TV shows, movies, and music online Get productive with online office apps Share your photos online Research your family tree online Manage your finances and track your health Play online games Email friends and family Video chat in real time Explore the mobile Internet with your tablet or smartphone Stay safe and secure while online

Everything You Need to Know about Social Media

Without Having to Call A Kid

Author: Greta Van Susteren

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501132458

Category: Computers

Page: 320

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A simple, step-by-step guide to the major social media platforms—Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Snapchat, and more—by former news anchor and media maven Greta Van Susteren.

The Senior Cohousing Handbook

A Community Approach to Independent Living

Author: Charles Durrett

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN: 1550924133

Category: Architecture

Page: 320

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How to make your senior years healthy, safe, social, and stimulating.

Computers for Seniors

Email, Internet, Photos, and More in 14 Easy Lessons

Author: Chris Ewin,Carrie Ewin,Cheryl Ewin

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593278330

Category: Computers

Page: 332

View: 7144

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Computers for Seniors is a step-by-step guide that will take you all the way from pressing the "On" button on your new computer to being a confident user who can send email to family and friends, shop online safely, read the latest news, watch funny YouTube videos, share cute pictures of your grandkids, check the weather forecast, and much more. You’ll learn to: -Plug in, set up, and turn on your computer -Print and share photos of your grandkids, vacations, pets, friends, and special life events -Install helpful tools like a calendar, money manager, and weather tracker -Search the internet for news, recipes, gardening tips, sports updates, and anything else that interests you -Watch entertaining YouTube videos or educational lectures and make video calls to anywhere in the world -Find and listen to new music (or your favorite classics) and read electronic books -Email your friends and family -Stay safe online and keep your private information secure Computers for Seniors will show you how to get what you really want from your PC, with the help of full-color illustrations, friendly instructions, and a touch of humor. Each lesson has small exercises to test your skills and help you practice, to make sure you feel comfortable with what you’ve learned before you move on. It’s never too late to have fun and get more out of your PC—Computers for Seniors will ease you into the computer generation by guiding you every step of the way.

Computers For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Nancy C. Muir

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111942030X

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 1398

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The bestselling guide—now in a new edition A computer provides a great resource for learning new things and keeping in touch with family and friends, but it may seem intimidating at first. The bestselling Computers For Seniors For Dummies is here to help the 50+ set conquer and overcome any uncertainty with clear-cut, easy-to-understand guidance on how to confidently navigate your computer and the Windows 10 operating system. Featuring large text and images, it's never been easier for seniors to smoothly click their way around a new PC. Even if you don't know a mouse from a megabyte, this book walks you through all the steps to choosing, setting up, and successfully using your new computer. Begin with learning how to turn the computer on and use the keyboard, and from there you'll progress to effortlessly finding your way around the new Windows 10 operating system. Explore all you can do with a computer: Research topics of interest Keep in touch with loved ones Shop securely online Find recipes and diet tips If you've just purchased your first computer and need a plain-English introduction to getting started, Computers For Seniors For Dummies has you covered.

My Google Chromebook

Author: Michael Miller

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0134196880

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 7377

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Google Chromebook photos that show you exactly what to do Help when you run into Chromebook problems or limitations Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your Chromebook Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through doing exactly what you want with Google Apps. Learn how to: Browse and search the Web with Google Chrome Manage your content wherever it’s stored: on your Chromebook, an external drive, or in The Cloud Find great new apps and extensions for business, education, and fun Strengthen privacy with Incognito Mode and Google’s privacy settings Watch TV, movies, and other video with Netflix, Hulu, or YouTube Listen to music you’ve downloaded or streamed from Spotify or Pandora Print with Google Cloud Print, even if your printer wasn’t designed for it Fix photos in The Cloud with Adobe Photoshop Express Send, receive, read, and manage email through Google Gmail Create, import, edit, and format documents with Google Docs Build and share powerful spreadsheets with Google Sheets Prepare and deliver live presentations with Google Slides Optimize Chromebook performance and battery life Troubleshoot and recover from problems

My Digital Entertainment for Seniors (Covers movies, TV, music, books and more on your smartphone, tablet, or computer)

Author: Jason R. Rich

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0134428765

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 1120

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Learn On-Demand TV, DVRs, Music, Games, Books, and More! With My Digital Entertainment for Seniors, you’ll discover easy ways to access and experience entertainment using today’s technology, without getting confused or bogged down with techno-babble—and without spending a fortune. This easy-to-follow guide covers all aspects of entertainment—movies, TV shows, radio, music, newspapers and magazines, books, and more—whether you’re using a computer, mobile device, or other technology. Specifically, you'll: Get acquainted with all forms of digital entertainment that are available in everyday life, including on-demand TV shows, movies, music and radio programming, podcasts, eBooks and audiobooks, digital editions of newspapers and magazines, YouTube videos, and interactive games.Discover the difference between streaming and downloading content from the Internet to your computer or mobile device. Learn what equipment you’ll need and how to use this equipment, no matter how tech-savvy you are—or aren’t. Find out how to watch, listen to, and read what you want, when you want it, on your TV, desktop computer, notebook computer, smartphone, tablet, eBook reader, or gaming console. Learn what types of entertainment are available to use on eBook readers, digital video recorders, digital music players, high-definition television sets, cable/satellite TV service providers, what types of entertainment are readily available via the Internet, and how to use your computer, smartphone or tablet as an entertainment device. Find ways to stay safe and protect yourself from identity theft or online crime when surfing the Internet, shopping online, playing games, doing online banking, and handling other Internet-related tasks.

Designing for Older Adults

Author: Dan Fisk,Neil Charness,Sara J. Czaja,Wendy A. Rogers,Joseph Sharit

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482284774

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

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This new guide explores the subject of human factors and the older adult primarily from an engineering psychology perspective, heavily grounded in today's scientific knowledge. A compilation of the authors' knowledge, research, and experience, the book shows readers how current understanding of age-related issues of perception, cognition, and movement control can be applied. It provides guidelines for design issues ranging from lighting, computer input device selection, and Web site design, to training program development, and work task design. Designing for Older Adults draws on research-oriented work and presents this in a form that can be used by a broad audience.