"Technology helped me remain both useful and employable"

Circle of hands holding various mobile phones
I think you need a reason to help you embrace new technology to which you feel a resistance.

The tipping point came when I joined a nursing agency to do part-time home care which meant travelling extensively around the countryside, with no easy access to a land line if visits needed changing or adjusting or re-routing. I got my 25 year old daughter to help me choose a nice clear basic mobile and she spent a couple of hours teaching me how to text!
It has revolutionized my life and particularly my working life. I now work on the nurses 'bank' at the hospital and they text every day with the different shifts available.