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Posted By Alicia Colombo

Latest technology brings families together

By Mary Anna Rodabaugh

Smartphones, computer tablets and even “smart” speakers make it easier than ever to connect “face-to-face” with loved ones across the country and the world. Technology can bring generations together in surprising ways. By learning how to operate tablets and smart devices, seniors can connect with younger people who might intuitively use the technology.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

‘Your favorite grandson’ helps seniors with computer technology

By Linda L. Riley

Lev Saunders is working on becoming everyone’s favorite grandson – the one they can call on when they need help with computers, printers, cell phones or other electronic gadgets.

Learning to use the computer "tabet" are(from left Linda Gray and Linda Wilson. (Photo courtesy of Ralston Center)
Posted By Alicia Colombo

App helps seniors get online

Generations on Line (GoL), a nonprofit dedicated to helping seniors tackle the digital divide, has launched a free application, or “app,” that’s designed to get older adults online more easily by using small, portable computer “tablets.” The app is called Easy Tablet Help for Seniors. It is available both in the Apple App Store and in Google Play. Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) is collaborating with GoL on behalf of seniors citywide to expand computer tablet training through this new app.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Aging Research & Issues: Nov. 20-22, 2017

Posted By Alicia Colombo

PCA to partner with Comcast to promote internet safety

PCA has been selected as the primary partner in Philadelphia for a new Comcast Internet Essentials partnership to educate seniors about internet safety

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Aging Research & Issues: September 11-15, 2017

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Aging News & Research: September 5-8, 2017

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Aging Research & Issues: April 10 – 14, 2017

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Aging Research & Issues: November 21 – 23, 2016

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