Elder Care

Created by : NASSCOM Foundation

Start Date : 20-02-2019 8:51:34

End Date : 20-02-2019 20:51:34

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The Story So Far

NASSCOM Foundation who has been a flag bearer for overall digital literacy across the country, having trained over 90,000 people has partnered with HelpAge India to help this cause and are looking for volunteers who can give a small part of their weekends to help our senior citizens become Digitally Literate and connect them with the Online World. HelpAge therefore conducts Digital Literacy Sessions for elders, working with Senior Citizens Associations across the country. For this purpose it has also released a Handbook titled ‘EASY GUIDE: How to use Smartphones and Computers’. HelpAge uses young volunteers to teach elders how to use Smart Phones, Computers & the internet. These Digital Literacy Sessions hope to go a long way in helping our elders live independently. Register here - https://mykartavya.nasscomfoundation.org/elder-empowerment/

6 Volunteers
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  • Wednesday Feb 20, 2019 09:52:08

    Aditya goyal

    The change I would like to bring
    in those people who put their parents in old age homes or left them to live alone and miserable in their old days.

  • Wednesday Feb 20, 2019 09:53:02

    Aditya goyal

    Smiled crossed by me when I saw
    a bunch of old people are laughing and enjoying the moment and not worrying about the upcoming outcome. One should always be like this

  • Wednesday Feb 20, 2019 10:03:32

    Neetu

    Smiled crossed by me when I saw
    my aunt’s use google maps to find directions to a place just a day after I had taught them how to use it.

  • Wednesday Feb 20, 2019 10:08:21

    Neetu

    The change I would like to bring
    is to educate as many seniors as I can about technology that can better their lives and make them independent and self reliant!

  • Wednesday Feb 20, 2019 10:15:37

    Neetu

    The lesson I learned here
    is that seniors make the best students! They just need to be taught patiently, with respect and encouraged!

  • Wednesday Feb 20, 2019 11:22:21

    Taruna Sharma

    The change I would like to bring
    Spare some time out to empower elders who hv set foundation stone of our lives, feel dated in this Digital World. Help them use Smartphones.

  • Wednesday Feb 20, 2019 11:26:09

    Chhavi Sharma

    The change I would like to bring
    We must respect the entire humanity and live in peace.

  • Wednesday Feb 20, 2019 11:59:50

    Ishneet Kaur

    Smiled crossed by me when I saw
    that our elders were so enthusiastic and keen on learning technology advancements and it was a wonderful experience teaching them.