The Internet has many benefits, but those benefits may also be obstacles. Digital ageism, for instance, can leave vulnerable communities ill-equipped to identify risks online, making them prone to Internet hazards, such as fake news.
The Philippine elections now loom large on the horizon. While new obstacles have emerged, several existing challenges remain unaddressed. Navigating this crucial democratic process has become even more complex. Regardless, it remains apt to ask how we can vote wisely.
In a world where everyone’s voice has the potential to be amplified thanks to the Internet, it’s time we learn more about digital ageism and speak about the unspoken challenges facing our older co-netizens.
More and more senior citizens have turned to modern technology to ward off feelings of isolation especially during this pandemic. The Techie Seniors Thursdays webinars have been of great help.
There are lots of pages and groups on Facebook with interesting contents. Some teach, others inspire. The Techie Seniors And Retirees Philippines community page aims to help Filipino senior citizens to use the internet properly.
Life is an orbit, we explore new things in the wide modern world but as it rotates ALL of us should be able to keep up. Life is not a bore for techie senior citizens.