Tech Tuesdays: Free, 3-week series to share tips and techniques on your smartphone
Learn more ways how you can use more tools on your smartphone or tablet to stay connected with family and friends, neighbors, and community resources.
All classes are free, and will meet at Smith Village, 2320 W 113th Place in Chicago. You may register for as many classes as you like.
To make it easier to benefit from these sessions, separate classes are available for those using
▪ Apple products including iPhone and iPad
▪ Android devices including those by Nokia, Motorola, Samsung and Google
Classes offer practical tips for seniors only.
Making life easier with applications – Tuesday, June 7, 10:30 a.m.
Access information from the 19th Ward, City of Chicago and BAPA; set-up and manage telehealth visits; master transportation applications like Uber, Lyft and Curbed; and learn about the most useful and popular apps for seniors.
Staying Connected – Tuesday, June 14, 10:30 a.m.
Learn how to use FaceTime, WhatsApp and Zoom, as well as how to set-up email and text groups to stay in touch with friends and family. Discover ways to take, save and share photos and videos—plus print photos too.
Taking safety and security measures – Tuesday, June 21, 10:30 a.m.
Learn how to identify scam emails; how to delete and unsubscribe from unwanted emails; how to install Ring and other doorbells with security cameras. Learn how social media tags your searches to send unsolicited information and how to identify accurate, unbiased stories on social media.
To comply with the Illinois Department of Public Health, Smith Village requires wearing a mask during your entire visit.
Presented by 19th Ward Alderman Matt O’Shea and BAPA Executive Director Mary Jo Viero. Hosted by Smith Village.
Co-sponsored by Illinois State Senator Bill Cunningham, Illinois State Representative Fran Hurley, Illinois State Representative Kelly Burke and Illinois State Representative Justin Slaughter