How Technology Has Changed Our Lives

1010 Words Apr 23rd, 2015 5 Pages
Lets talk change. We all know first handedly how difficult it can be to adjust to change and while change might be for the best, it may sometimes seem like an impossible feat to overcome and get accustomed to. As a young man living in the United States I have constantly encountered change in my life and it has not been easy to adapt. As the years go by, I realize that routines become easier to accomplish while change becomes harder to adjust to. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that a great majority of our seniors living in the United States have found it extremely challenging to adjust to technology. Technology has found its way into our lives so quickly and silently that it has not given the elder generations the opportunity to adjust. As a result, many seniors feel incapable of adapting to technology and terrified by the risks that technology may pose. However, I am here to inform you that technology is one of the greatest blessings that humanity could ever have and it is very important to bring down technological stereotypes that individuals have built over the years. My hope is that by the time you are finished reading this article you will have a distinctive perspective regarding technology and its effects on humanity.

For me to assume the dangers that seniors fear towards technology would not be an accurate representation. Therefore, to eliminate assumptions I had a chat with my grandmother and asked about her biggest fears regarding technology. My grandmother who…
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