Health Educational Services
Glazon Care is fully dedicated to providing comprehensive services to the seniors of our community. Through our program called Seniors of Minnesota, we provide education to all seniors within our community. Our education especially focuses on technology, healthcare and finances.
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How Do We Educate Our Seniors
Over the last decade, we have witnessed improvements in our lives with the advancement of technology. With the vast selection of mobile devices and software, the speed of technological innovation is outpacing our learning curve. Understandably, seniors are struggling with keeping pace in this ever advancing technology age so here is how we are pledging to help.
Weekly technology class tailored specifically for seniors
Technology & Security
Education to provide seniors protection against cyber scams and threats
Help seniors become knowledgeable about software and hardware available offerings to ensure educated decisions
National Science and Technology Council
According to the National Science and Technology Council, although over 70% of seniors are heavily dependent on technology, 90% of them are using technology the wrong way. There are several factors to take into consideration when evaluating the elderly’s use of technology.
Age, education and social economical barriers
Security and privacy threats fuels senior fear of technology
Cost factors in comparison to benefit of Technology
Steep learning curve for new technology adoption
Mobile apps requirements for updates and relearning of operations
Seniors Loves Technology
Despite concerns about technology, older Americans who use the internet tend to view technology in a positive light and are likely to increasingly incorporate digital and voice-activated technology into their daily lives. 58% of people over the age of 65 state that technology has had a positive impact on their lives.
Frequently Asked Questions
01. Why did Glazon Care start this program?
We started this program because we saw the need in our community. Our seniors will frequently request our assistance in helping them understand a smartphone or other pieces of technology. As a result, we decided to make our training program official.
02. Are your courses free?
Yes, most classes are free. Our basic classes are free and offered throughout the month to seniors who need it. Our more advanced courses are offered at a cost from $15 to $50 per class depending on the class.
03. Can I enroll my parents in your course?
Yes, we would love the opportunity to tutor your parents.
04. How often do you offer classes?
Currently, classes will be held 4 times a month on Friday evenings or Saturday afternoons. The details and the times will be available when each class opens up.
05. Do you offer private lessons?
Yes. To schedule a private or small group class, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 507-884-2289.
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