Smartphones, tablets, computer systems put the entire world in your fingers Way of life – seniors

Those interested can learn more by calling 219-980-6907, emailing [email protected], or visiting the Senior University website: go..edu/3HEN (use capitalization as you type the URL specified).

Many libraries also offer free courses or their staff can point you in the right direction. Also, check with local schools and communities to see if they offer programming or rental equipment.

And when you’re doing something on a computer, Google can be a tutor of sorts to itself. If you use a keyboard and mouse and you have a clue of what you want, you will find that so much information is waiting for you. Just visit google.com and paste your topic into the search bar. You will find recipes, the weather forecast, the game score, video instruction on anything you want to learn, information on historical , and much more.

So many changes in technology have helped us survive and thrive over the past year. Two years ago, who would have imagined how much of the workforce would do business through Zoom or that students would take courses that way? Thanks to the technology, doctors can also make virtual home calls.

“Obviously, technology has really helped connect residents with loved ones over the past year. They could use Skype or FaceTime,” said Calarie of Wittenberg Village. “It was an opportunity for both sides of the family to see each other and socialize.”

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