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STAR Tech

Sun 1 Dec 2019 12:00 pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020 12:00 pm

  • $79
  • STAR Community Services
Ipswich Seniors are invited to join an innovative program to support the elderly become confident users of technology. STAR Tech is an initiative by STAR Community Services to give seniors autonomy in using technology in their daily lives to build and maintain healthy social networks. STAR Tech is a timely initiative to ensure the elderly are not getting left behind in the digital world. The program will encourage seniors to become more confident users of digital technology- at their own pace and in a way that supports their independence. STAR Tech Program is open for elderly residents of Ipswich. Program participants will receive Tablet computers and training and support through small workshops, home visits and phone and video calls. Expressions of Interest are invited from those aged 65 or over or aged 50 or over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The program will run until June 2020. Numbers are strictly limited.
STAR Tech program is run by STAR Community Services and supported by the Australian Government Department of Health through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme Innovation Funding. Terms and conditions apply. Simply call 3821 6699 for more information on how to become a participant.