Exciting Cyber-Seniors program update!
Development is currently underway on our BRAND NEW Cyber-Seniors online web portal, thanks to the sponsorship of Blue Cross Blue Shield Minnesota. Using a yearly subscription-based model, this portal will include a robust mentor training program with training videos, quizzes and activities for youth mentors; a community service hour tracking system; an extensive library of senior-centric content and resources that seniors can use independently or with their youth mentors; program pre- and post-surveys with the ability to receive reports on your specific location and the impact the Cyber-Seniors program is making with seniors and mentors; streaming rights to Cyber-Seniors documentary, discounts, awards and MUCH MORE! Our offer for a 6-month free trial has ended. If you are interested in early bird membership pricing of $100/year, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to the West Central Missouri Community Action Agency for providing a great Cyber-Seniors program to seniors in Cass County with youth from Raymore-Peculiar and Belton. Read about the program here.
Read about the Cyber-Seniors program in thrive. magazine’s summer 2017 issue (page 16). thrive. is a health and wellness magazine from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota especially for Platinum BlueSM and SecureBlueSM (HMO SNP) Medicare members.
It’s important for seniors to understand their vulnerability to cyber crime. Read more about it here.
Fresh Films is a FREE summer program for teens to work behind the camera on feature films and TV shows. Anyone ages 12-18 interested in film can apply to be a filmmaker this summer! No previous experience is required — teens will learn everything on-set as they rotate through all key filmmaking positions, building their tech skills and résumé. If selected, teens will work alongside the pros to create TV pilots that will be reviewed by network executives!
Learn more and apply by June 25th!
Check out this great program through the Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy and the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, on FB @simcoe.muskoka or Twitter @SMDhealthunit. Read about it here.
Interesting article on seniors getting online.
The Fujitsu Computer Company of California has provided scanners to the Cadillac Senior Center in Cadillac, MI. Read about it here.
Congratulations to Alabama’s Wenonah High School FCCLA group who won the #ATTCyberSeniors video competition. Read about it here.
Thank you to Pam Manning from Washburn Institute for Technology in Topeka, Kansas for launching a great Cyber-Seniors program. They’re loving it! Read about it here.