'Using Facebook to keep in touch with loved ones' July 13 Seniors Count workshop
NASHUA – Technology offers a variety of ways to stay in touch with loved ones around the world. Facebook is one of the most popular – but can often be confusing to those new to the Internet, especially seniors.
Presented on Monday, July 13, the “Using Facebook to keep in touch with loved ones” workshop presented by Seniors Count-Nashua will provide information ways to use this popular on-line tool to connect with family and friends.
Seniors Count-Nashua is a program of Southern New Hampshire Services.
The free workshop begins at 1:00pm at the Nashua Senior Activity Center, 70 Temple Street, Nashua. Workshop presenter is Naomi Schoenfeld, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education at Rivier University.
Space is limited and advance registration for the workshop is required. Please call Beth Todgham, Seniors Count-Nashua facilitator for Southern New Hampshire Services at (603) 889-3440 x 132 for more information about the workshop.
Participants are invited to bring laptops or other electronic devices to the workshop to connect to their Facebook account during the workshop. Please note that NO access to electricity will be available so devices should be fully charged prior to the workshop. Those without Facebook accounts are invited to come 15 minutes early and Professor Schoenfeld will show how an account can be set up.
Workshop participants can come early to enjoy lunch offered by St. Joseph Community Services (Meals on Wheels) in the cafeteria at the Nashua Senior Activity Center. A $2 donation is requested for diners age 60 and over; the price is slightly higher for those under 60. Pre-registration for lunch is required. Call Steve, SJCS site manager, at 882-2106 to reserve your lunch. Lunch is served at 11:45am.
The workshop is part of a series of free programs offered at the Senior Activity Center by Seniors Count-Nashua. The workshops provide area residents with information on resources available in the community as they age. All programs have been filmed by and broadcast on Nashua’ Education Channel 99. Programs can also be viewed on-line at http://nashua.ezstream.com.
The ServiceLink Resource Center, Nashua Public Library, and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services-Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services provide additional support for the workshops.