At the time of retirement, social life and the pace of life change, you want something new, but you don’t know where to start. Sometimes, a life change that is too sudden can generate frustration and a feeling of isolation from those close to you who are still working. Wouldn’t it be a good time to reconnect with your good memories of the past? Life has flown by, a meeting, a marriage, a family life, an intense job, you have lost sight of certain people and you regret it. But you have left your native region and don’t know how to find your childhood friend or an old regimental friend? The Internet is full of tools and sites that could help you.

However, when you are not familiar with surfing the internet, it is advisable to ask for a little advice from younger people, for example. Even if seniors are more and more connected, since in 2020, 80% of people aged 50 to 75 connected to the Internet at least once a day, according to Médiamétrie, technology is evolving very quickly and certain pitfalls are to be avoided. You could even be the target of very inventive scammers who operate on the web.

The most common scams are requests for donations pretending to be charitable organizations, offering miracle cures to cure certain health problems, and purchasing products on fake auction sites. You could also be a victim of Fake News on sites that deliberately relay erroneous information.

So be careful in protecting your passwords and personal data, and don’t trust just anyone on social media, don’t share anything personal.

In the meantime, we’ve compiled a list of sites through which you could reconnect with your old acquaintances.