Computer Skills Give Senior Fashion Icon Whole New Audience
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Computer Skills Give Senior Fashion Icon Whole New Audience

(Reposted from SF Tech Council) January 17, 1017 by Judy Goddess It all started with a woman. Several years ago, a tourist from Australia asked Robert Boyd if she could post his photo on her Facebook account.  Boyd makes a point of looking good.   When he leaves the house, he’s stylin’.   “If you feel good, you … Continue reading

Community Technology Network, Volunteers from Startups, & San Francisco Seniors
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Community Technology Network, Volunteers from Startups, & San Francisco Seniors

On June 24, 2016, our friends at Community Technology Network facilitated a Tech Teach-In at the North Beach library. Through this event, seven seniors from Next Village SF were partnered with seven volunteers from Startups Give Back. The volunteers worked closely with the seniors and provided assistance with mobile devices and laptops. To read the entire blog post from CTN, click here. Continue reading

SF Connected, Internet Essentials, and the Huff Post
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SF Connected, Internet Essentials, and the Huff Post

San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services – SF Connected is working with Comcast, CLC, CTN, and SHE to roll out the Internet Essentials Senior Pilot program. The program is designed to close the digital divide for low-income seniors by providing low-cost internet service, an affordable computer, and free digital literacy training. You can … Continue reading

SF DAAS BTOP Volunteers Appreciation July 10, 2013
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SF DAAS BTOP Volunteers Appreciation July 10, 2013

Written by staff of Office on the Aging (OOA), San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services On July 10, 2013, San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) celebrated the success of the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) at Eastern Park Seniors Apartments.  Anne Hinton, Executive Director of DAAS thanked the volunteers and … Continue reading

Wii Tournament Between SF Senior Centers
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Wii Tournament Between SF Senior Centers

On April 24, 2014 the San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services successfully completed the inaugural Nintendo Wii online tournament for the SF Connected program.  Participants included Seniors from Mission Creek Adult Day Health Center, Richmond Senior Center, and Curry Senior Center.  With Nintendo Wii’s and software provided through the SF BTOP grant, participants … Continue reading