Spotlight: Techboomers.com
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Spotlight: Techboomers.com

Techboomers.com is a free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life. Techboomers provides three main services: Techboomers introduces users to trusted new websites and Internet-based applications through an easy-to-navigate directory and targeted emails based on their interests. … Continue reading

How to make devices easier to use
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How to make devices easier to use

Our friends at Community Technology Network recently blogged about different ways devices can be configured to make them easier to use. Author Adam Lui highlights how important it is for seniors to be able to confidently use their devices and features 5 great tips/tricks that are sure to be helpful for users of all ages. These include: … Continue reading

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

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

Older Americans Month
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Older Americans Month

  Every year since 1963, May has been a month to appreciate and celebrate the vitality and aspirations of older adults and their contributions to our communities. The theme for Older Americans Month 2013, Unleash the Power of Age, has never been more fitting. Older Americans are productive, active, and influential members of society, sharing essential … Continue reading