Centennial Senior Technology Empowerment Program

Technology training for older adults

Being comfortable with technology can help maintain and enhance the quality of life of older adults. Older adults (60+) are invited to attend a technology training course hosted by the Centennial Senior Commission and GroovyTek.

Where:

Southglenn Library
6972 S. Vine Street
Centennial, CO 80122

Cost:

$25 per participant

When:

Option 1:
September 18 and 25
Class times: 
1 - 2:30 p.m. or 2:30 – 4 p.m.

Option 2:
September 19 and 26 
Class times: 
1 - 2:30 p.m. or 2:30 - 4 p.m.

Registration:

Enroll online at www.groovytek.com/tekfun or enroll over the phone by calling 303-317-2800.

Groovytek's TekFun Program Overview

This technology training program includes two workshops beginning in September at Southglenn Library. After the completion of these workshops, participants will enjoy one in-person support session with a certified technology specialist and one coaching call to answer any remaining questions brought up throughout the duration of the course.
 

Topics covered in program:

technology landscape, your device inventory, online security basics, communication platforms, lifestyle applications

  • Technology Landscape: Understand the landscape and who shapes it from a consumer perspective. Learn about popular technology companies like Apple, Microsoft, Google and Amazon.

 

  • Your Device Inventory: Understand where you fit within technology so you can create your own device plan. Learn about what you own, available updates, and possibilities for upgrades. 

 

  • Online Security Basics: Learn best practices to protect yourself while navigating the online world of social media, banking, etc. Learn about hacking, fraud, passwords and social media. 

 

  • Communication Platforms: Pros and cons of different communication platforms and how to use them. Learn about text, email and video channels.

 

  • Lifestyle Applications: Ways in which you can use desktop and mobile applications to improve your day-to-day life. Learn about Netflix, Spotify, Airbnb and Mint. 

 

Quick Contact Info:

City of Centennial
13133 East Arapahoe Road
Centennial, CO  80112

(303) 325-8000 - 24-Hour Citizen Response Center
(720) 488-0933 - Fax Number

 

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