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Apple is No Longer Supporting Several iPads and That’s Great News for Some
Technology is always changing. For those that grew up using computers, we hardly notice.
We mindlessly update the software on our computers, phones and tablets, then poke around to see what’s new. When we get a new gadget, we forego the user guide and simply figure it out on the fly.
For older generations, it’s not so simple. Each year, Apple rolls out a major change to iOS (the operating system that controls the iPhone and iPad). Since 2013, I’ve been teaching the iPad to older adults, so I have been on the front lines for these changes. Older users typically fall into one of three categories:
Apple is releasing a major updating to the iPad in the Fall. What does that mean for you?
Earlier this month, Apple showed a preview of their annual update for iPhones and iPads - iOS 11, which will be released this fall. The upcoming release includes several major changes to the iPad.
Depending on your iPad model and how you use it, these changes may completely change the way you use your iPad or have no impact whatsoever.
An Out-of-the Box Rummaging Hack
As a family, we are fully committed to living “in the moment” with our mother as she progresses through the stages of memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, out-of-the box creativity has been essential to us - like the story of the fake ID, which became the dignity hack we used to help with purse rummaging anxiety.
We knew losing a purse might happen for Mom who was forgetting more frequently. But in her mind, leaving home without a purse, was not really an option for a ‘normal’ lady. She put her foot down; she would not relinquish her purse.
For safety we had removed credit cards, insurance info and some personal information from her wallet. Sure enough, eventually her purse went permanently missing.