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.
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.
Bring Your Own Device Day (BYOD)
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.
Interested in joining Facebook or wondering where to start? Look no further. This quick introduction to Facebook will include an overview, how to search for friends and family, and how to protect your privacy. We will get you comfortable and make sure you have all the necessary information to get started.
Google Search Training
From recipes to craft projects, music to movies, articles to puzzles, the internet has it all and it’s at your fingertips. Discover the power of search engines with our Google Search Training. Understand how to safely navigate Google and get ready to see all that the internet has to offer.