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Technology now makes it possible to host family dinners, gather with friends, read bedtime stories to children from a distance, visit museums, and so much more without leaving home. You don't have to be tech-savvy to use these tools – there are many available that are easy to use. Still not confident? The resources in this section can help you figure out which tools might work best for you, help you learn how to use them, and provide suggestions how you can use technology to do the things you enjoy. 

How to get started

Learn tech skills

  • Cyber-Seniors. Free tech support to seniors using an intergenerational, youth volunteer model. Help is available through one-on-one phone calls or daily webinars.
  • Internet Basics for Seniors. Allconnect. Comprehensive guide for seniors on the skills and knowledge they need to use the internet, including definitions for common internet-related terms and how to read a web address or URL.
  • Senior Tech Corner: Tech Terms. List of the latest tech terms you need to know.
  • Skillful Senior. Interactive, basic tutorials created to teach seniors everything from the proper computer posture to key positions on your keyboard.

Accessible tech tools

Getting access to phone and internet services

For Families and Caregivers

Last modified on 06/23/2021

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