— Our Two-Part Online Q&A Session Can Help You Stay Up-to-Date Staying Connected, Competitive and Current in Your Career Part 1: Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 4 – 4:30 p.m. PT Part 2: Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 4 – 4:30 p.m. PT From job search to daily job requirements, technology now plays a role in virtually every career. Have your skills kept pace? Maybe you’re looking to change careers or advance in your current job. Or perhaps you haven’t had a job …

— By Julia Yarbough June Fisher, 84, laments that she can’t negotiate the park steps on Billy Goat Hill, one of the most beautiful walks in San Francisco. “There are no handrails on those steps,” said Fisher, a physician specializing in internal medicine and occupational health. “It’s something that I will never be able to do until they put handrails in.” At home, she has difficulty reaching cabinets, storing belongings and cooking meals. “One of my biggest problems is reaching. I’ve …

— Español. St. Barnabas Senior Services presents the 2nd annual AGING INTO THE FUTURE – SoCal’s Tech + Aging conference where tech leaders, seniors and experts in the aging field come together LOS ANGELES (February 12, 2018) – The latest and hottest tech solutions addressing some of the most common problems and challenges facing older adults today will be discussed at the second annual AGING INTO THE FUTURE – SoCal’s Tech + Aging Conference on March 2nd in downtown Los Angeles. …

— AARP members are invited to register for FREE to the sixth annual Innovation@50+ LivePitch event where they can learn about and provide real time feedback on new technology designed to meet the needs for people over 50. The event will take place Wednesday April 12 (8:30am-6:30pm) and Thursday April 13 (8:30-4:00pm), 2017 at the Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd. in Mountain View, CA. This event is the only one of its kind, bringing together innovative startups in: Health …

— By Anita Creamer For many of us it’s hard to imagine a world with no smartphones or laptops, no instant Internet access, no social media, no face-to-face Skype chats. Yet for many older Californians, these are still unfamiliar – and sometimes intimidating – technologies, and this can lead to social isolation, depression, and even worsen medical conditions. “Technology is being absorbed into every facet of our lives, but many adults aged 65 and older still don’t even have email,” said …

— By Laura Mecoy Mary Fulton and her husband got lost driving in an unfamiliar part of Los Angeles County and wound up taking several wrong turns before they figured out where they were. Fulton, of Los Angeles, didn’t know that an app on her smartphone could have provided the turn-by-turn navigation they needed—until she attended an AARP California TEK (Technology, Education and Knowledge) workshop in Los Angeles. “I had used the Maps app before, but I thought I could only …

—   AARP TEK will present fun, FREE, hands-on workshops in your area to help you get the most out of your tablet. Friendly TEK Guides will answer all of your questions and an smartphone will be provided for your hands-on practice while attending the workshop. In addition to hands-on experience, all participants will also receive a free touchscreen stylus pen and take-home guidebook. Find a location near you with courses that meet your needs and interests! Intro to Smartphones – Beginner …

— Does it sometimes seem as if your smartphone isn’t so smart? Learn how to get your mobile devices working for you at free hands-on training sessions sponsored by AARP California in April and May in the greater Los Angeles area. Designed for those 50 and older, AARP TEK (Technology, Education and Knowledge) workshops feature plainspoken, user-friendly information on personal technology, including the use of touchscreens, applications, texting, photo sharing and more. “We want to close the digital divide in multicultural …