Dealing with Dementia – when the child becomes the parent
Tag: Empty nester stories
Following on from my recent post on modern technology, today I want to share with you a story from a previous blog on the day our office computer server took on a mind of its’ own. It was the day that Hal went haywire. When watching the computerised mayhem in Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 Sci-Fi film,
Today I’m going to share with you some of the technology every 80’s office girl had to master. Younger readers have probably never heard of many of these things. Anyone over 50 will probably enjoy a quiet chuckle over the standard office equipment of pre-digital technology Sylvester switchboard. Remember the old Sylvester switchboard, with flashing
An over 50 embracing technology Many over 50’s readers would have grown up with the presumption that you would finish school, either study or go into a job where you would stay for the next 50 years. In today’s society, particularly with the rapid changes in technology, employment is transient and you need be adaptable,
A friend was today bemoaning that ”everything was breaking down” – her computer, her fridge, her vacuum cleaner. All of them under 10 years old and not worth repairing. In fact the IT Geek at the computer shop looked at her with disbelief at the mere suggestion her five year old laptop was worth repairing.