— Join us for free webinars and live chats on how to use the latest tech tools. Technology can help you connect with friends and family, drive more safely, control home automation, search for jobs, care for loved ones, learn new skills, and more. But there’s so much new “tech” that it can be hard to keep track of it and how it can help you. Register for AARP’s Online Technology Fair and gain access to free live webinars, video chats …

— AARP Louisiana is committed to ensuring that seniors are up to speed on technology. Our TECH series continues with a Keyboarding/Word Processing class on Thursday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Community Resource Center in New Orleans, LA (3502 S. Carrollton Ave, Unit C). The following topics will be covered: Entering and editing document text Formatting text (using bold, underline, italics, type size and style) Identifying parts of the keyboard (Function keys, Home, End, etc.) AARP …

— AARP Louisiana is offering a FREE software check up before kicking off its TECH series this month. Bring in your computer and make sure your software is up-to-date and functioning properly. Join us Monday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Resource Center in New Orleans, LA (3502 S. Carrollton Ave., Unit C) Seating is limited. Register online here or call 1-877-926-8300. Regular TECH classes begin Thursday, Oct. 13.

— BATON ROUGE, LA – May 26, 2015 – The Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) announced the formation of a Consumer Advisory Council today that will engage Louisiana residents in the use of health information technology (IT) to improve health and health care quality in the state. The Consumer Advisory Council will support the promotion, advancement and utilization of health IT tools, such as electronic health records (EHRs) and patient portals, among …