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June 20 is Neighbour Day in Calgary

Saturday, June 20th is Neighbour Day. It is even more important now with the COVID-19 distancing to still stay connected. There are some ideas to help you and your neighbours stay safe and connected. Decorate your home – the yard, balcony, porch, or windows with red and white. You can leave them up for Canada…

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Seniors’ Week is June 1-6

Welcome to Seniors’ Week. There are lots of activities planned by the City of Calgary and here is the link to register for any or all of these great activities and discussions. https://www.calgary.ca/CSPS/CNS/Pages/Seniors/Seniors-Week/Seniors-Week.aspx This is where you can register for different events.  Even though they are free of charge, you will need to register for…

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Seniors and Technology

Seniors and Technology  Digital Divide  The “digital divide” is diminishing between the young and older generations. Technology allows members of the senior population to remain independent longer. Technology has significantly changed the way we live and work, particularly through the COVID-19 pandemic.   Internet based platforms have not only complimented traditional communications but have now superseded them. Technology offers…

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Virtual Meetings and Hearing Loss

Photo by Nick Morrison on Unsplash  Technology has significantly changed the way we live and work, particularly through the COVID-19 pandemic. Internet based platforms have not only complimented traditional communications, but have now in some instances, superseded them. By taking some simple steps, people with hearing loss—as well as meeting organizers and colleagues without hearing loss—can optimize the effectiveness of virtual…

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