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The Results are In: 2016 Annual Survey on Broadband Adoption in California
Aging / Digital Equity / Publications / Techonology

The Results are In: 2016 Annual Survey on Broadband Adoption in California

During the month of August, the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) in partnership with The Field Poll released the results of the statewide 2016 Annual Survey on Broadband Adoption in California. Though the survey found that 84% of California households now have a broadband connection at home (9 points up from the figure reported in … Continue reading

Comcast, Internet Essentials & Bridging the Digital Divide
Community Partners / Digital Equity / Internet Essentials for Seniors / Success Stories / Techonology

Comcast, Internet Essentials & Bridging the Digital Divide

Comcast recently announced Internet Essentials, the nation’s largest high-speed Internet program for low-income families, has connected 750,000 households to home Internet. That’s 3 million Americans that now have access to online banking, healthcare, job postings, and educational resources in their home. As Internet Essentials partners, we are excited to be a part of this milestone. … Continue reading

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Older Americans Act Reauthorization Signed into Law

Statement from Assistant Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee President Obama signed the Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2016 into law today, reaffirming our nation’s commitment to the health and well-being of older adults. Earlier this year, the President called on Congress to reauthorize this important legislation as part of his remarks at the White … Continue reading

Computer Class Update: Community Living Campaign
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Computer Class Update: Community Living Campaign

Our partner, Community Living Campaign, continues to have a great roster of classes, tutoring opportunities and presentations that you don’t want to miss. This month’s topics include Email & Password Safety, Movies & Music Online, Genealogy, Editing Photos, and more! They also welcomed two new bilingual trainers to increase classes in Cantonese and Spanish. CLC … Continue reading

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Free Tai Chi Classes

The San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) and Self-Help for the Elderly, with funding by Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), is offering free Tai Chi classes this fall for seniors. They partnered with different agencies around the Bay Area to host 6-week, 12 session classes taught by certified Tai Chi trainers. Click here … Continue reading

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Webinar for Older Americans Month

“In honor of Older Americans Month, the Federal Communications Commission hosted the first in a series of webinars created with several key partners to highlight resources for professionals who work with seniors to address their digital literacy and broadband adoption needs. ” You can find the agenda and related materials including the PowerPoint presentations by … Continue reading