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Learning, working, contribution and legacy

Zelle® Partners with Older Adults Technology Services (OATS)

05/21/2020

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Early Warning Services, LLC, the network operator behind Zelle®, today announced the release of a free curriculum of e-learning classes aimed at older Americans. These classes are developed through a partnership with social change nonprofit Older Adults Technology Services (OATS). OATS online, interactive courses, offered through its award-winning technology training program, Senior Planet, educate older adults on safe digital banking habits, including how to use person-to-person (P2P) payments.

Familink reveals photo frame to instantaneous share with seniors

05/28/2020

Seniors can see photos uploaded by family and friends, without any tech or connection required

Dedicated to helping non-connected people share moments, Familink has just launched their photo frame. Family and friends can instantaneously send pictures to the Familink photo frame, making picture sharing fun, easy, and uncomplicated for seniors. 

SĀGE: NEW GIG MARKETPLACE TAPS THE EXPERTISE OF OLDER ADULTS

05/14/2020

In July 2019, Esther Hershcovich was living abroad and looking for a way to keep her parents, Canadians in their 70s and 80s, active and to create something that could be a meaningful way for them to spend their extra time, and bring in supplemental income at the same time.

Video-Storytelling Startup Provides Free Access During COVID-19

04/20/2020

Megilla, the video-storytelling platform designed to bridge generations and record treasured stories, announces they are making an early version of its platform free for everyone to connect with family and friends, in a deep and meaningful way, during the quarantine.

Five new technologies for older adults  October 2019

Announcements of new offerings are arriving – will they/can they be used?  Hopefully these 5 will offer benefit that can and will be realized by older adults. Writers of these 2019 articles about the topic are not so sure that new technologies for this population may not be reaching their intended audience. That can be due to a variety of barriers, including fear that they are not using them properly (UCSD study), lack of internet access (which would limit awareness), low technology literacy (TechCrunch), including lack of familiarity with terminology, and physical challenges (research from MPDI). Here are five new technologies that could provide benefit to older adults – content is from the companies:

Clocr Announces Launch of Safe and Secure Cloud Locker

06/20/2019

AUSTIN – Clocr (short for “cloud locker”) today announced the launch of its secure, cloud-based service to provide a better option for people to store and share important documents. New users of Clocr are eligible for three months of free use.

"When tragedy occurs, people need quick and easy access to wills, medical proxies, and other important documents,” said Apoorva Chintala, president and co-founder of Clocr. “Our service is different than others because of the level of security and control we provide to our users.”

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