Looking into your ancestry is even more fun and effective with technology.
Learning never stops, no matter how old we get. What you choose to learn depends on where you are at in your life, what needs or interests you might have. Finding good programs to help you learn more about them becomes first and foremost for a lifelong learner. Technology, humanities, art, history, you name it … people at Oasis centers across the country know just how important this is. So what’s the big deal about a class with a funny name?
These days, a computer is almost as common in people’s homes as a stapler or a coffeepot. In the early days of “personal computers,” having one at home was unusual. We associated computers with work, not something that was a part of our home life. That, of course, thanks to people like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, has changed over the years, and now it seems we can’t get along without them, or our mobile phones.
Last week’s annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America was an opportunity to share what we’ve learned so far about technology training for mature adults – and to get insight on how to keep improving it.