Look who’s connecting in Goderich: teens helping seniors, reducing their isolation and possibly elder abuse.
Jan 4/17: Elderly people are being targeted all over the world. Although this article from TodayOnline.com is from Singapore, this is not a local problem.
Jan 4/17: Another pitfall for seniors explained by Fraud.org. Get your taxes in early and do NOT give your information to anyone over the phone. http://www.fraud.org/tax_id_fraud_alert16
Thank you to the Harry L. Coomes Recreation Center in Abingdon, Virginia and Assistant Director Jennifer Johnson for launching a Cyber-Seniors program for their community. Read about it here.
Registration is now open for the International Federation on Ageing’s 14th Global Conference. As a delegate, you have the opportunity to discover new insights from experts like keynote speaker Dr. Andres Lozano, a leading University of Toronto brain surgeon, and master class instructor Alana Officer, a senior advisor at the World Health Organization. Visit ifa2018.com to learn more and register now #IFA2018.
Happy Holidays! Need gift ideas?
It is incredible how 2016 has flown by and it is already the holiday season again. Cyber-Seniors is a great gift because it’s unique for that person who has everything and it’s a heartwarming story with real people building real relationships and learning real skills. What’s better than the gift of laughter? Visit our website for your holiday shopping.
Knowledge is power. Look who’s graduating! http://newsok.com/tech-savvy-oklahoma-students-share-skills-with-cyber-seniors/article/5528442
Looking for a way to start a Cyber-Seniors Program? http://www.flyergroup.com/news/local_news/community-foundation-awards-grant-for-cyber-seniors-program/article_cdeb4797-1561-5341-b44a-434d6c8f0f44.html
We can help. Email us.
Thank you to the University of Rhode Island for launching a Cyber-Seniors program at the Osher Lifelong Learning Centre in RI. Read here about how this program is special.
Thank you to the Cadillac Senior Center in Cadillac, MI for sharing about their program with local teens and seniors at the Center. Read about it here.