Chicago Community Trust

225 North Michigan Ave

United States

Seniors and Technology

Friday, February 21, 2014
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Chicago Community Trust
225 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL

In our next meetup, we’ll cover issues around seniors and technology.

Brad Winick of Planning/Aging, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and AgeOptions

As the population ages, how we plan, build & operate our cities & communities is changing in numerous ways.  What is technology’s role in this transformation. Brad Winick will frame the issues around planning communities for an aging population.

Greg Sutton of TEC Services Consulting Inc. will talk about their work with seniors

With all aspects of our lives interacting with technology, it has become increasingly important for everyone to understand, effectively use and competently manage all of this technology.  This is especially true for senior citizens as they engage with technology for interaction with public agencies, healthcare providers, financial institutions, family and friends.  TEC Services will discuss how they have assisted this growing population in learning how to access and use a variety of technologies as well as how to safeguard themselves.  TEC Services will also discuss how broadband in the home is bringing back physician “house calls” and other services to senior citizens.

Also– it’s easy to share information about your programs right here in this meetup. Just post a comment and let us know what you’re up to!


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