Tech Connect for Older Adults

Tech Connect for Older Adults seeks to empower participants 50 and better to understand and utilize the ever growing world of technology. The benefits of technology for older adults is endless.

Whether you are a beginner looking for an introduction to technology or an experienced user with technical questions about your cell phone, tablet, or computer, we are here to help. From scheduling doctors appointments, to chatting with loved ones, to researching hobbies and activities, the information is out there, and we can’t wait to help participants find it.

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

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You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. Each center will host this one-on-one workshop where you can bring your device, and your questions, and work with one of our knowledgeable tech trainers. Sign-up by calling your center or visiting our website. In order to best serve you, we ask to know the type of device you need help with and a description of your concern.

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iPad Check-Out

Get technology into your hands! SOA is excited to offer iPads available for check-out for no charge for up to 3 weeks. No internet? No problem. We have partnered with Milwaukee Public Libraries to offer Hotspots (portable wireless internet connection devices) available for check-out. In addition to providing devices and internet access, we also offer training. Get trained, get searching, and get connected with iPad Check-out.

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Windows 101

This tutorial is designed to show you the basics of using a Windows computer. We will cover how to:

  • Use the desktop

  • Open, Copy, and Move files

  • Move and resize windows

We will also discuss a variety of applications that work with Windows:

  • Edge

  • Paint

  • Outlook

  • Word

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Cell Phones 101

This class will walk through popular smartphone features like:

  • Make and receive phone calls

  • Send and receive text messages

  • Record and view photographs and videos

  • Browse the Internet

  • Send and receive e-mail

  • Navigate using GPS.

  • Use apps such as a flashlight, an e-book reader, and a calculator. 

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