New Tech Books Help People 50+ This Holiday Season

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Que Publishing and AARP Release Six New Books in Series

AARP and Que Publishing, a division of Pearson, have published six additional books in Que’s best-selling “My for Seniors” book series just in time for the holiday season. This series helps those 50-plus learn how to use technology, including smartphones, tablets, computers, digital photography, and social media.

My iPhone for Seniors recently received a prestigious National Mature Media award, which honors the best marketing, communications, educational materials, and programs for older adults. Additional books in the series include My iPad for Seniors, My Windows 10 for Seniors, My Digital Photography for Seniors, My Social Media for Seniors, My Facebook for Seniors, My Samsung Galaxy S5 for Seniors, and My Samsung Galaxy S6 for Seniors.

These beginner-to-intermediate-level books and eBooks incorporate large, full-color photos; a larger font; and easy-to-use, step-by-step instructions.

“Our goal is to create learning products for those 50-plus that make it easy and fun for them to use technology,” said Greg Wiegand, Que Publishing’s Editor-in-Chief. “Technology can greatly enhance lives, so we give those 50-plus the tools to continue working, connect with family and friends, and enjoy hours of entertainment.”

“Technology continues to be more prevalent in our lives at every age and opens up tremendous opportunities for staying connected to friends and family, finding employment and entertaining and educating us,” said AARP’s Chief Enterprise Strategy and Innovation Officer Terry Bradwell. “The ‘My for Seniors’ products are a helpful resource that allows the 50-plus community to learn how to use the latest technologies to thrive in the digital world.”

The books are available year-round at online retailers and bookstores globally. The AARP community will be eligible for a 40% discount, plus free shipping on the new books when purchased at To learn more, visit

About Pearson
Pearson is the world's leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 80 countries working to help people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives through learning. For more information about Pearson, visit

Que Publishing ( is part of the Pearson Technology Group (PTG), which is the world's largest publisher of books, eBooks, video, software, and courseware learning products for technical and creative professionals, computer users and business professionals. Other PTG publishing imprints include, Addison-Wesley Professional, Adobe Press, Cisco Press, IBM Press, FT Press, Peachpit Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall Professional, Sams, VMware Press and official distributor for Microsoft Press.

About AARP
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment and income security, retirement planning, affordable utilities and protection from financial abuse. We advocate for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name as well as help our members obtain discounts on a wide range of products, travel, and services. A trusted source for lifestyle tips, news and educational information, AARP produces AARP The Magazine, the world's largest circulation magazine; AARP Bulletin;; AARP TV & Radio; AARP Books; and AARP en Español, a Spanish-language website addressing the interests and needs of Hispanics. AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates. The AARP Foundation is an affiliated charity that provides security, protection, and empowerment to older persons in need with support from thousands of volunteers, donors, and sponsors. AARP has staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Learn more at

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