Senior centers assist in the digital revolution

. February 2, 2017.
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Living in a world where computers play an ever-growing and pervasive role in daily life can be intimidating for those who didn’t grow up in the digital age. Even the simple things, like learning how to Skype with loved ones and how to balance a checking account online can improve the quality of life for seniors. Maumee Senior Center, Sylvania Community Services, and Oregon Senior Center each offer low cost training classes to help seniors learn how to use a computer. Sylvania has a computer club, where users can interact with each other and share their knowledge. Maumee: 419 -893-1994 | maumeeseniorcenter.com/Social.html Sylvania: 419- 885–3913 | scsonline.org/seniorcenter Oregon: 419 -698-7078 | oregonohio.org/community/community/senior-citizens

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