Something to talk about with someone who cares

By |2020-01-24T18:45:32-05:00May 20th, 2016|Health, Indianapolis shared, National, Volunteering|

“The best way to release feelings is to open up and talk about it," says Brenda Kirkland, who loves her role as a volunteer facilitator with the Oasis Peers for Productive Aging program in Indianapolis. 

 

 

 

Making smart phones and tablets more kind and friendly

By |2020-01-29T16:50:14-05:00May 19th, 2016|Accessibility, Lifelong learning, National, Technology|

 "I no longer have to rely on my reading glasses to see text messages on my new phone," says Kathy Eckrich, who got help by taking a Connections class, “Better Seeing and Better Hearing with Smart Phone and Tablets."

Fraud prevention works best with a little help from our friends

By |2020-01-29T16:39:07-05:00May 19th, 2016|Lifelong learning, National, San Antonio shared, St. Louis shared|

“We’ve all had one kind of experience or another, an attempt at fraud that we recognized for what it was,” says Dick Waits. Dick was a facilitator for a pilot project aimed at helping older adults stop scammers.

Top-notch teachers and engaged learners discover together

By |2020-01-29T17:14:27-05:00May 11th, 2016|Albuquerque shared, Lifelong learning, San Diego shared, Washington shared|

“It’s interesting to see students realize that their presence benefits others in the room,” says Peter Bolland, an instructor who appreciates a classroom of engaged learners.

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