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Join Us in May for “Explore Tech” Virtual Series

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Learn to make the most of technology with this free online series hosted by AARP Nebraska and presented by Senior Planet from AARP.

Register here for any or all of the sessions. You will receive a link to join the events after you register. The recordings will be available for 90 days after the original broadcast date using the same link.

How to Use the YouTube Platform
Thursday, May 12, 2022
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT

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You may associate the YouTube platform with silly videos of cats. Every day, people around the world use YouTube channels to watch classic movies, how-to-videos, news clips, and more. This presentation will give an overview of the free content available on YouTube channels and show you how to navigate the site with ease. You’ll also get tips for viewing and sharing others’ videos and have the opportunity to learn about uploading your own. Register

Cloud Storage
Thursday, May 19, 2022
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT

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In this lecture, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about the basics of cloud storage — a technology that lets you store documents, images, and other media files remotely while giving you greater accessibility, reliability, and protection for your important data in many cases. We’ll discuss what it is, why it’s the future of data storage, and demonstrate a few of the services currently available to consumers. Register

Mindfulness Apps
Thursday, May 26, 2022
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT

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Mindfulness is the ability to be fully present and aware. You can practice mindfulness through simple activities. This lecture introduces mindfulness and its potential physical and mental benefits, such as reducing anxiety, improving memory, and lowering blood pressure. You’ll have the opportunity to learn about apps that teach breathing and meditation techniques, as well as new technology like wearable breath monitors and smart yoga mats. Register

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