Technology – Forever Dublin

Get Connected, Stay Connected

Getting connected with family, friends and the world around you is so important. From desktop computers to smartphones, there is a device to help us all live fuller lives, at any age. But there may be one problem: how to setup and learn how to use all these wonderful devices. Help is available!

There are many unscrupulous people who want to take advantage of older adults. Take a few minutes to read more about how to avoid scams and protect your privacy.

Learn New Skills

If you are new to computers, haven’t used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.

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Ohio state schools offer tuition free classes for adults 60+, including many computer and technology courses. See what programs are available in your area and which courses may be of interest to you.

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Safety First

Connect Safely offers sound advise for anyone using online technology to stay connected.

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Practicing cyber safety can go a long way toward protecting your identity and sensitive personal information. Consider these tips from the National Cyber Security Alliance, The Stop Think and Connect campaign’s online safety tips for older adults.

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If you have basic technology skills and could help older adults setup computers, cell phones or television remotes and add-on, we need you!

Contact Barbara Warner, LSW, at Syntero to learn how you can volunteer with their Older Adults Program.