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If we succeed in helping them overcome their fear of technology, and in motivating them to start improving their skills, we would have done a lot.

May 14th, 2021|

As expected last month, and despite the sanitary situation still imposing restrictions, the training in Slovenia has started! In this interview, Sasa Gercar from Simbioza, talks about the challenges of training elderly people in the midst of a pandemic.  When did you join Simbioza and what are your first impressions of [...]

ICT 4 the Elderly training is about to begin in Slovenia

April 13th, 2021|

After a year of uncertainty due to the current epidemic situation, our partner in Slovenia "Simbioza" was postponing workshops month after month. But finally Simbioza’s team came up with a plan to carry out the project before the end of the summer.  A concrete scenario for localized workshops was prepared [...]

Training Offer for Senior Citizens in Berlin from May 2021

March 12th, 2021|

Our German partner Stiftung Digital Chancen (Digital Opportunities Foundation) plans to start the training in Berlin in May 2021. The training sessions are aimed at interested senior citizens in Berlin and the surrounding area who are themselves active in supporting older people in the use of digital devices and applications. [...]

Join All Digital Week – Be a Digital Hero!

February 15th, 2021|

All Digital Week strives to give people tools and approaches to develop and enhance their digital skills. It is organised by European association ALL DIGITAL, in collaboration with  various partners at local, national, and European level. Since 2010, the campaign has involved over 1 300 000 people.  For many of [...]

Simbioza and “ICT for the Elderly” in the Covid-19 year

January 10th, 2021|

In 2020, our Slovenian partner Simbioza led the development of the digital curriculum, freely accessible to all through the Wikibooks platform, which operates as an online academy developed by Swiss partner Foundation. As part of our project, seniors with advanced digital skills were meant to participate in the pilot [...]

The Digital Christmas Quiz for Senior Citizens

December 22nd, 2020|

Normally, the run-up to Christmas consists of delicious smells, lights, decorations and get-togethers with family and friends. But in December 2020, the latter in particular was difficult. Especially elderly people could not meet their family members and friends because of Covid-19. Therefore, the team of the project “Digital mobil im [...]

Only 13% of Europeans between 55 and 74 have above basic digital skills

November 27th, 2020|

Information and communication technology (ICT) allow members of the growing elderly population to remain independent for longer. However, while technology becomes more accessible due to lower prices and better awareness, an age-related under-utilization of technology remains. New technologies have also thrived over the past decade, such as artificial intelligence, Internet [...]

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