Tech for Older Adults – Exciting Tools for Health and Social Engagement #MNBroadband Conference

For older adults, being socially isolated can have the same impact on health as smoking nearly a pack of cigarettes per day according to researchers. Learn how three community projects are using technology to help older adults stay connected—with interactive distance learning, virtual community education sessions, and a web-based resource for local events and services.

Notes: Tech for Older Adults–Exciting Tools for Health and Social Engagement.

KariosAlive!

Work to creativity engagement Older Adults through dance and theatre.

Interactive movements and workshops that can be done at home following the streaming process with Kairos Alive!

Leading Age in MN

–          Healthy aging Pilots that connect and promoteI local resources in Rural Communities.

–          Interactive video in different areas of the Moorhead area.

–          Rural Pilots : Silos to circles partners with communities to improve the experience of aging.

–          What is needed to live ad age well in the Chisago area. Information about activities, transportation.

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About Ann Treacy

I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. I have been interested or involved in providing access to information through the Internet since 1994, when I worked for Minnesota’s first Internet service provider. I am pleased to be a part of the Blandin on Broadband Team. I also work with MN Coalition on Government Information, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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