ATAC is proud to present a 5-part series on AT and the Older Adult.
 
Series Summary:  Technology for Older Adults

This series of 5 webinars covers a range of needs of older adults, including staying in touch with others and controlling home systems, seeing small print or details with greater ease, reading a variety of materials and content, writing supports, and staying independent and safe in the home.  Adam Krass and Brian Friedlander will guide you through a range of low- and high-tech options for helping older adults lead lives that are more connected, independent, easier, and safer.  

Amazon Alexa Skills:  Smart Speakers for Older Adults – Tuesday Nov 24

In this webinar participants will find out how they can use Alexa skills to access audiobooks, improve their personal security, access music, and podcasts. 

 Magnifiers for Older Adults with Visual Limitations- Tuesday, Dec 1

This webinar will cover traditional and digital magnifiers for enlarging books, newspapers, prescription labels, food packaging, or device screens.

Reading Supports for Older Adults – Wed Jan 6

This webinar addresses reading supports via text to speech Tools as well as how they can access audiobooks from their library, Audible.com, and from their Kindle library. 

Writing Supports for Older Adults – Wed Feb 3

In this webinar you will learn about a wide range of low-tech to high-tech supports for handwriting, keyboarding, hands-free writing, spelling, and composing sentences.

Daily Living Supports for Older Adults – Wed March 3

In this webinar participants will learn about a wide range of gadgets and technologies designed to make your everyday life easier, including supports for communicating, eating, bathroom safety, mobility, cooking, and dressing. 

To register for one or all the webinars please go to   at4nj.org/webinars