Gerontologist Debby Dodds explains how technology can help with memory loss
June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, and one of its goals is to bring to those families caring for loved ones with this disease greater awareness of the predicaments and situations they will face.
Lise Hamlin's tips can help you find the best hearing devices to meet your needs
If you have a hearing loss, the thing to do is to spend some time on yourself to find what works best for you. Lise Hamilton's advice on how to find the right technology is a helpful way to get started for you or a loved one.
As Laura Moreno keeps up with the times, she knocks down barriers for others to do the same.
Learning to use the computer has impacted every aspect of life for Laura Moreno, who has brought herself up to speed by taking OASIS Connections classes at the Grauwyler Park Library in Dallas, TX. She is thrilled that so many others in her Spanish-speaking community can turn to OASIS for technology training.
Reserve your update or risk waiting in line
Windows 10 will be released in 190 countries world-wide on July 29. You'll get a notification when your upgrade is available for download, but Microsoft is saying that some notifications may be weeks or months after the release. Fortunately, if you are in a hurry you can reserve your spot in line for early notification with just a few clicks. Here's how.
Technology can be a great way to connect with grandchildren
For OASIS blogger Julie Blow, technology has turned into a great way to build a relationship with her grandchild. And it all started with Skype and a kiss.
Deb Collier explains how to make meaningful use of the Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Patient portals are definitely here to stay. Find out how using this technology can improve your experience as you manage your health information. It’s easier than you might think!
OASIS volunteer Wally Canis stays in his tech-loving world by helping others
Solving technology problems is a sweet spot for Wally Canis. He puts that skill to work as a natural teacher and part of the team keeping OASIS computer labs running.
Keeping track of sensitive financial information is the best safeguard
There are some easy ways to reduce your chances of being a victim of fraud.
What happens to your account when you die? Now you have a choice.
What happens to your digital history when you die? Should your presence be erased or should you grant access to someone to handle—and perhaps clean up—your online social media accounts? Facebook's new legacy contact feature lets you choose someone to have limited access to your account after death to memorialize your account.
Helpouts connected experts and learners, but wasn't growing
Google is shuttering its Helpouts service on April 20 because of lackluster growth. Helpouts was an online service connecting experts and learners for a fee - but why pay when what you want is available for free?
Continuous readings on a device you might already carry are in the near future
Medical device maker Dexcom is working on an app to pair their implantable glucose sensor with the iPhone and iWatch to display glucose trending.
Guest blogger Jane Zamudio shares how she landed a job with help from her library
Looking for a job in today's tech-savvy world can be a daunting task for those who aren't confident in their skills. The local library is a great place to get the training needed to search for and land the perfect job.
Guest blogger Yenni Mercado is getting around language barriers for her Spanish-speaking students
Many library patrons come in need of computer training that is offered in Spanish. Having curriculum and materials that have been translated shortens the learning curve.
Today's library patrons want something more than books
With patrons in need of high-quality technology training, Broward County Library has found a cost-effective and sustainable model through OASIS Connections.
Lots of great features and oh yeah, it's free
I admit it, I'm excited. Windows 10 promises to do something I've wished for a long time: Erase app differences between devices.