Category Archives: Technology

EngAGE Classes Help Residents with Tech Challenges

In an article entitled, “Technology Is Not Friendly to the Elderly,” writer Janice Broughton, MD, opines the difficulties older people face when they’re introduced to high tech devices: “Computers, at their best, make our worlds larger and extend the capacity of … Continue reading

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News from Cotton’s Point: Technology

Learning Craigslist has never been so much fun! This lovely lady, Sharon, came to my tech class last week at Cotton’s Point Senior Apartments in San Clemente, CA, to get something solved that has been bothering her for the longest … Continue reading

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News from Dorado: Technology

At Dorado Senior Apartments in Buena Park, CA, our resident, Saraia, has found that Tech Class is a very productive time. Every Thursday, she comes down not only to learn about technology, but also to learn English. She is on a … Continue reading

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News from Metro Compton: A Busy Summer

Lots of activity at The Metro @ Compton this summer! The Food Forward Program provides eligible residents with with a monthly delivery of fresh produce. Residents sing the Happy Birthday song and enjoy a delicious slice of cake and other … Continue reading

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News from Metro Compton: Technology

EngAGE knows the value of technology, so we help our older adults get comfortable with it. From an article in the New York Times: “Learning new technology skills helps lessen isolation, gerontologists say, keeps the brain active with games, and … Continue reading

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News from Tavarua: Computer Class

Residents in the Computer Class at Tavarua Senior Apartments in Carlsbad, CA, started 2017 with subscribing to the EngAGE Blog. They love to be able to find out what new things are happening with EngAGE. They feel a sense of unity … Continue reading

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News from Metro Compton: Computers

Residents at Metro Compton Senior Apartments learned how to transfer files from their computers to flash drives. One more technological challenge conquered! ~ Sandra Vargas, Regional Program Director  

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EngAGE Video: The Challenges of Learning About Technology

Thanks to EngAGE tech guru Miles Morse for making this wonderful video about the challenges older adults face when learning about technology, and thanks to our EngAGE community residents from Coventry Court, Dorado, and Jasmine Senior Apartments for participating on … Continue reading

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Profiles: Stewart Brand

“Profiles” is a new EngAGE Blog category devoted to occasional posts about older people who have made a significant creative impact in our world. Today’s subject: STEWART BRAND, whose Whole Earth Catalog (1971) is referred to as “the book that changed … Continue reading

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News from La Coruña: Computers

News from La Coruña Senior Apartments in Van Nuys, CA: The computer class offers residents an introduction to using computers. Students learn how to build folders, do research on the Internet, and print photos.  Instructor Polet Zargarian reports that motivated student James is very serious … Continue reading

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