Events

engAGED Part 2: Considering Technology and Access for Older Adults

Event Start Date:
Wednesday, December 02, 2020 - 06:00 PM
Event End Date:
Wednesday, December 02, 2020 - 07:00 PM
Location
Virtual
Add to Calendar 2020-12-02 18:00:00 2020-12-02 19:00:00 engAGED Part 2: Considering Technology and Access for Older Adults Date:  mWednesday December 2, 2020  from 6 - 7 pm (EST)  Registration Page:https://umd.alumniq.com/index.cfm/events:register/home/eventId/1164 Description: We invite you to join us on Wednesday December 2, 2020 for a Q & A roundtable to learn and ask industry experts about specific resources to help older adults use technology. In our first event in September 2020, panelists discussed research focused on the challenges and needs of older adults using and accessing technology. In this event, experts from the field will provide advice for the best resources, practices, and tools to help older adults use technology. We look to engage the audience in a robust discussion. The registration for this event includes a question for you to select the topics you would like discussed, including: Voice-assistive Technologies Computer Basics Social Isolation Technologies Digital Agents (Alexa, Google home) Privacy and Safety Basics Wearables (Apple Watch/Fitbit) What to Buy (Tablets, Computers) How to Stay Virtually Connected with Older Adults Health Related Technologies/Apps Dementia Friendly Technologies Virtual America/New_York public

Date
mWednesday December 2, 2020  from 6 - 7 pm (EST) 

Registration Page:
https://umd.alumniq.com/index.cfm/events:register/home/eventId/1164

Description:
We invite you to join us on Wednesday December 2, 2020 for a Q & A roundtable to learn and ask industry experts about specific resources to help older adults use technology.

In our first event in September 2020, panelists discussed research focused on the challenges and needs of older adults using and accessing technology. In this event, experts from the field will provide advice for the best resources, practices, and tools to help older adults use technology. We look to engage the audience in a robust discussion.

The registration for this event includes a question for you to select the topics you would like discussed, including:

  • Voice-assistive Technologies
  • Computer Basics
  • Social Isolation Technologies
  • Digital Agents (Alexa, Google home)
  • Privacy and Safety Basics
  • Wearables (Apple Watch/Fitbit)
  • What to Buy (Tablets, Computers)
  • How to Stay Virtually Connected with Older Adults
  • Health Related Technologies/Apps
  • Dementia Friendly Technologies