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Cyber Savvy Seniors

Helping Seniors Connect Online

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Young and Old Hands

Social Isolation in Seniors: A Public Health Crisis

The pandemic changed how we interact with others and created an epidemic of loneliness and social isolation, especially in senior populations. 

Seniors can use digital tools to connect with others to combat social isolation. 

Per the CDC, social isolation and loneliness was associated with a 50% increased risk of dementia1

Digital Tools Help Seniors Connect with Others to Prevent Social Isolation

1. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults: Opportunities for the Health Care System. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
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Social Media Tutorials

From Facebook to Instagram to Snapchat, social media makes it easy to connect with family and friends online. Click here to access step-by-step directions on how to use popular social media site features.

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Smartphone Tutorials

Your smartphone is a simple and easy way to connect with others. Text a picture, share a website link, or Facetime with your grandchildren. Click here to access step-by-step directions for common smartphone connection tools.

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Tech Tips

Did you know you can change the font size on your smartphone? Adjust the brightness? Change your privacy settings? Click here to access easy to use tech tips to make your technology work best for you.

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