— Eager to learn more about social media sites like Facebook and Twitter? AARP Nevada offers FREE classes throughout the state to teach you more. It’s a great way to stay in touch with family and friends and to learn from great volunteers here at AARP. UPCOMING CLASSES: Henderson – Heritage Park Senior Facility – Call (702) 267-2950 to register in advance for these FREE classes. Tuesday, May 16 – 5:30pm – Facebook 101 Tuesday, June 13 – 12:30pm – Facebook …

— 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 …

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— Recently, on a Saturday afternoon in Las Vegas, a group of AARP Nevada volunteers joined the members of the UNLV Solar Decathlon team to help build the perfect home for seniors of the future. UNLV Howard Hughes School of Engineering student, and Solar Decathlon team spokesperson, Valentina Alayon joins us on Nevada Voices to discuss the overall project and how AARP members are helping them with their entry in this year’s contest. What is the solar decathlon? The contest, officially …

— Free Webinar: Demystifying Medical Apps & Wearable Health Devices Featuring Leslie Saxon, M.D. January 30, 2017 11 a.m. PT Register for this webinar for a chance to win a $500 gift card* With more than 165,000 medical health apps and 12,000 wearable health-tracking devices on the market, how can you tell which ones are best for you? Join Dr. Leslie Saxon as she shares what to look for in a trustworthy medical app and how to maximize your health through wearable …

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— Are your family and friends on Facebook, while you’re still wondering what’s in it for you? Or if you already use Facebook, do you worry about privacy on the social network? Hate sifting through irrelevant or annoying posts and game invitations to find what you’re looking for? Do you want to learn about getting started on Twitter, and how it can help you follow breaking news, “jump the line” for customer service, cheer on your team, comment during a TV …

— Hashtags, emojis, tweets and memes. The vocabulary of modern online communication is only part of the challenge for people who are not familiar with the world of posting and tweeting. To help Nevadans age 50-plus enjoy the social media universe that their kids and grandchildren inhabit, AARP Nevada and the City of Henderson are offering free classes in Facebook and Twitter. AARP volunteers facilitate peer-based learning in small group settings, sharing anecdotes and “aha moments” from their own experiences. Participants …