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  • Taking a poll to find the best time for a class

    Thank you! We are trying to gather information about when you would like to take part in one of our group classes. Please take a moment and take our poll. It only takes seconds but means the world to us.

  • Seniors and Computers: It’s Easier Than You Think

    In today’s digital age, the perception that seniors are inherently at a disadvantage when it comes to using computers is widespread. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. At MacMason Training and Repairs, we’ve seen first-hand that the majority of apprehensions seniors have about technology stem not from a lack of ability, but from…

  • Never too old to learn computers

    There is a list of reasons people use to say they can’t learn computers (More like they do not want to). I think you are never too old to learn computers. But here are some of the most common excuses I hear Here is proof you can learn no matter what the age! Imagine a…

  • Seniors and Perception of Tech

    I have been teaching seniors how to use tech for a very long time, slightly more than 20 years. (Longer if you consider the tech support as well as offical training) One of the things that I have noted is how Seniors and Perception of Tech is very different from everyone else. They are totally…

  • Understanding the Challenges Faced by Seniors with Computers

    In today’s fast-paced digital world, computers are a gateway to a wealth of information and connectivity. However, for many seniors, navigating this technology can be a daunting task. At MacMason Training and Repairs, we’ve observed three primary reasons why seniors often find it challenging to use computers. Understanding these challenges is the first step in…

  • How to Troubleshoot Common Mac Issues

    Encountering issues with your Mac can be frustrating, especially if you’re not very familiar with technology. But fear not! Many common problems with Mac computers are surprisingly easy to fix. In this post, we’ll walk through some basic troubleshooting steps that anyone can follow. These tips come from the desk of Kevin “Mac” Mason, a…

  • Exploring Word Processors on Mac: A Guide for Beginners

    Navigating the world of word processors on a Mac can be overwhelming, especially for those new to technology or Macs. Whether you’re drafting a letter, creating a flyer, or writing your memoirs, there’s a tool that fits your needs. In this post, we’ll explore various word processors available on a Mac, keeping it simple and…

  • Embracing Technology with Ease

    At MacMason Training and Repairs, we understand that technology can be daunting, especially for those who didn’t grow up with it. This is why we’ve tailored our training programs to cater specifically to seniors, ensuring that learning about technology is not just easy, but also enjoyable. Personal Training: A Customized Approach Our personal training sessions,…

  • Teach to learn not to pass a test

    For over two decades, I’ve been on a mission to demystify computers for seniors, constantly seeking innovative methods to simplify complex tech concepts. A significant part of my journey involves listening to seniors express their frustrations with computers and their struggles to grasp technology. This interaction has been instrumental in shaping my teaching approach. One…

  • The Benefits of Regular Mac Maintenance

    Welcome to the MacMason Blog! Today, we’re delving into a topic that’s crucial for all Mac users, especially if you’re not too tech-savvy. Regular maintenance of your Mac computer is not just a technical chore; it’s a step towards seamless, efficient, and enjoyable computing. Let’s explore why keeping your Mac in good shape is beneficial…