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People Inc. Hosting Technology Sessions for Older Adults in Akron

“Ready, Set, Click and Learn” connects smiles and miles through technology

People Inc. is hosting “Ready, Set, Click and Learn,” a free, interactive four-week program that teaches people age 55 and older, how to safely connect with loved ones through video chat, electronic calendaring and social media outlets, as well as access information through Internet searches. Sessions will be taught by an instructor, with mentoring provided by volunteer students from the Akron Senior High School’s Interact service club.

The program will take place at the Akron Newstead Senior Center, 5691 Cummings Road, Akron, NY, beginning on September 28, and running every Tuesday and Thursday through October 21, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. A limited number of tablets will be available and complimentary refreshments will be served. This class is open to the public. You do not need to be a member of the Center to participate. Transportation is available through Hearts and Hands for this program. COVID-19 safety precautions are in place. Mask requirements will be determined by the host location.

To enroll in all sessions, contact the Center at 716.542.6645 or add your name to the sign-up sheet located at the Center by Monday, September 20. Class size is limited to 15.

This program is provided by People Inc. through support by a grant from the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York. The Health Foundation is an independent private foundation that advocates for continuous improvement in health and health care by investing in the people and organizations that serve young children and older adults.

People Inc., a multispecialty non-profit health and human services agency, provides programs and services to more than 10,000 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, special needs, their families and older adults throughout Western New York and the Greater Rochester region. Since 1970, People Inc. has assisted people to achieve greater degrees of independence and productivity. With nearly 4,000 employees, People Inc. is one of the region’s largest employers. To learn more, visit people-inc.org, follow People Inc. on Facebook or Twitter @PeopleIncNews.

Western New York 1219 North Forest Road | P.O. Box 9033 | Williamsville, New York 14231 | Phone: 716.817.7400 | Toll Free NY 1.888.7PEOPLE | Fax: 716.634.3889

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