Aging Well with Technology Information Workshop

Aging Well with Technology Information Workshop

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Aging Well with Technology Information Workshop
Start:
August 20, 2019 10:00 AM
End:
August 20, 2019 11:00 AM
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Updated:
June 25, 2019

Aging Well with Technology Workshop

The National Digital Equity Center is pleased to offer a FREE Aging Well with Technology workshop. Participants will learn about the free Aging Well with Technology classes that will be offered

Connect through basic technology:

Introduction to Computers

Learning about Devices-

computer, laptop, tablet, ipad, kindle and phones

Video conferencing with Family & Friends

FaceTime, Google Hangout, Family & Friends

Email Programs – Outlook, Gmail

Protecting your digital presence: Internet Safety: 

Fraud & Scams

Protecting Your Online Presence

How to easily make a strong password

Use technology for better health and Get what you need online.

Videoconferencing (Telehealth) with your health care providers

Software apps to monitor health

Exercise, diet, monitoring blood sugar, blood pressure, weight, medication reminders, using Fitbits, Apple Watch, etc. & connecting with Bluetooth.

Hippa Compliance-protecting your health data

Getting What You Need Online:

Social Media, Facebook and Twitter

Online newspapers, magazines, e-books

Identifying fake news

Online games – puzzles, brain teasers, etc…

Accessing TV & Phone service online

The Maine Digital Inclusion The initiative is a program of the National Digital Equity Center committed to closing the digital divide in rural Maine.  Our AmeriCorps Members are trained Digital Literacy Instructors who will be providing a FREE Aging Well with Technology workshops. Come to learn more at The Newport Cultural Center on July 23rd from 10 to 11 a.m.

 

If you are interested in joining the workshop, please call the Newport Cultural Center at 368-5074 or the National Digital Equity Center at 207-259-5010 or email newportculturalcenter.org or info@digitalequitycenter.org.

 

Contact Information:

154 Main Street
Newport, ME 04953
Library circulation desk:
(207) 368-5074

jelwell@newport.lib.me.us

historical inquires - history1215@yahoo.com

Hours:

Tuesday-Friday, 9:30-5:30
Closed Saturdays for the month of August.
Closed Sunday & Monday

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