Category Archives: Technology

News from Dorado: Technology

At Dorado Senior Apartments in Buena Park, CA, our resident, Syria, 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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Connecting with Others When You’re Homebound

Two great advantages of living in an EngAGE Community are (1) you and your neighbors share an interest in creativity, and (2) you have the opportunity to participate in stimulating classes and special events right there on site. But what can … Continue reading

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Metro Compton News

Program Assistant Laura Martos does double-duty at Metro Compton Senior Apartments in Los Angeles where she also facilitates these classes. Computer Literacy: Residents meet in a group setting, or one on one, to learn basic computer skills and receive Internet … Continue reading

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