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Exploring the World of Technology

Do you have an interest in learning about what is new in today's technology? If so, the Otsego County Commission on Aging invites you to Explore the World of Technology with us!

Your participation provides opportunities for:
  • Socializing with peers who share your interest in computers and related technology
  • Sharing your skills and knowledge with your peers
  • Learning more about technology and how it can bring you closer to family and friends
      
 
Exploring the World of Technology
helps older adults become more tech
savvy!
Older adults learn about technology with and from their peers, who understand the challenges they face!
 


Schedule of Exploring the World of Technology Presentations:
Date
Time
Presentation
Location
Instructors and/or
Presenters

November 7, 2017

10:00 a.m. to Noon Law Enforcement and Technology!

University Center
80 Livingston Blvd.
Gaylord, Michigan

Trooper Hebner
Michigan State Police

December 5, 2017

10:00 a.m. to Noon Online Banking! University Center
80 Livingston Blvd.
Gaylord, Michigan

Chemical Bank

January 2, 2018

10:00 a.m. to Noon Robotics! University Center
80 Livingston Blvd.
Gaylord, Michigan
TBD
February 6, 2018 10:00 a.m. to Noon Cutting the Cable! University Center
80 Livingston Blvd.
Gaylord, Michigan
Roundtable Event
March 6, 2018 10:00 a.m. to Noon Technology Support for Care Giving! University Center
80 Livingston Blvd.
Gaylord, Michigan
TBD
April 3, 2018 10:00 a.m. to Noon Applications for Healthy Aging! University Center
80 Livingston Blvd.
Gaylord, Michigan

Tom Kunst, Manager
AT&T

May 1, 2018 10:00 a.m. to Noon Technology and Saving Lives!

Otsego County EMS
100 McLouth Road
Gaylord, Michigan

Jon Deming, Director
Otsego County EMS & Rescue

June 5, 2018 10:00 a.m. to Noon Keeping Healthy with Video Games! University Center
80 Livingston Blvd.
Gaylord, Michigan

Amanda Dobrzelewski, CTRS
OCCOA Healthy Aging Activities Coordinator

July 10, 2018
(Date change due
to 4th of July)

10:00 a.m. to Noon Military Utilizing Technology! University Center
80 Livingston Blvd.
Gaylord, Michigan
TBD
August 7, 2018 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Weather Station - Part Two!
(Please Note Time and Location
change)

National Weather Station
8800 Passenheim Road
Gaylord, Michigan

Jim Keysor
National Weather Station

September 4, 2018 10:00 a.m. to Noon Hunting With Adaptive Technology!

University Center
80 Livingston Blvd.
Gaylord, Michigan

Tom Jones, President
Michigan Operation Freedom Outdoors
 
 
 
Frequently Asked Questions
 
Are participants required to pay membership fees?
No. The OCCOA funds these presentations and provides a paid coordinator, as well as the use of the presentation facilities and equipment.
How often does the group meet?
The group meets on the first Tuesday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon at the University Center at Gaylord.

 
 












Who can join?
The group is open to older adults, age 55 or older, who live in Otsego County.
Are volunteer opportunities available?
Yes! The group is always in need of volunteers who can help expand the OCCOA peer/tutor base. Adult volunteers (age 55 or older) who have solid computer skills (software and/or hardware) can provide great one-on-one support for participants with special needs. Volunteers should enjoy working with older adults, have patience, compassion, and good listening skills. To be considered for a volunteer position, please complete a Volunteer Registration packet and submit it to the OCCOA Volunteer Coordinator as instructed.
To learn more about Exploring the World of Technology, please Contact us!
 
John Panci - Group Coordinator


Jack Udebrock - Volunteer Leader


Volunteer Tutors:
Buzz DeHooghe
Mary Tomaszewski
Kathy Williams