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Stay Connected with FREE technology classes from Connection Area Agency on Aging


April 26th, 2022 by Ric Hanson

(Council Bluffs, Iowa) –  Connections Area Agency on Aging has teamed-up with OATS (Older Adults Technology Services) and its flagship program Senior Planet, from AARP, to harnesses technology to enhance the way we age. Officials say the OATS courses, programs, and activities help seniors learn new skills, save money, exercise to get in shape, and make new friends.  If you or someone you know is an older adult, join others for FREE class sessions on health & wellness, technology, socialization, and much more.  Sessions concentrate on user-friendly tools and resources and are designed to enable older adults to learn to utilize technologies to improve their daily lives.

Among the topics being offered this quarter, is (Date/Time/Location/Topic):

May 4th 4pm Garden Grove Library– Protecting Your Personal Information Online
May 5th 4pm Atlantic Public Library—Smart Phones
May 11th 10am Lenox—Graphic Design Tools
May 11th 4pm Harlan Community Library— Smart Phone Photography
May 13th 2pm Lied Public Library Clarinda 2pm-3:30—Online Shopping
May 18th 4pm Garden Grove Library—How to Spot Fake News
May 19th 4pm Atlantic Public Library—Internet of things
May 24th 1pm Ida Grove Public Library—The internet of things
May 24th 3:30pm Stubbs Library Holstein—The internet of things
May 25th 11am Greenfield Public Library—Benefits of Connecting to the Internet
June 1st 10am Lenox—Cloud Storage
June 10th Lied Public Library Clarinda—Smart Phone technology

Detailed class information can be found on the Connections AAA website at: https://www.connectionsaaa.org/about-us/news_events/

If you would like more information on the OATS programming, would like to attend or host a class, or would like to be trained as an OATS coach please contact Aubury or Nikki at 800-432-9209.  **Connections Area Agency is one of six Area Agencies on Aging in Iowa, and part of a nationwide network. With a mission of enhancing the quality of life for elders in 20 counties through education, planning and coordination of services, Connections Area Agency on Aging is the premier agency for assisting elders, caregivers, and their families to access the information and services needed for independence and life transitions. Offices are located in Council Bluffs, Creston and Sioux City. For more information, contact Connections AAA at 800-432-9209 or at www.connectionsaaa.org.**