Forgotten seniors pick up technology

Forgotten seniors pick up technology

Channel NewsAsia’s three-part series gets three groups of seniors to create a viral video, do Instagram and create a VR game.   Think seniors can’t handle IT, think again! In Channel NewsAsia’s (CNA) latest three-part series called #DontForgetMe, three groups of...
Be an IT Ambassador

Be an IT Ambassador

If you embrace IT in your daily life and inspire your peers, nominate yourself or a friend.   The 2018 Silver Infocomm Wellness Ambassador nomination is now open! So, if you are 50 and above, and embrace IT in your daily lives and inspire your peers to do the...
Empowering seniors with smartphone skills

Empowering seniors with smartphone skills

Four NTU students come up with lessons to help seniors use their smartphones more effectively. As part of their final-year project, four students from the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have come up with a...
Technology to benefit seniors in active ageing

Technology to benefit seniors in active ageing

IDA is helping to roll out innovative technology in 25 senior activity centres this year. BY: Eleanor Yap Tablets, senior-friendly applications and a robot capable of conducting exercises will soon benefit 25 senior activity centres (SACs) islandwide by end of this...
Colour your life with IT!

Colour your life with IT!

The annual Silver IT Fest encourages seniors to adopt a digital lifestyle and enjoy the benefits that infocomm technology brings.   The annual Silver IT Fest is back this year and hopes to encourage more seniors aged 50 and above to adopt a digital lifestyle and...
Be an Silver Infocomm Wellness Ambassador

Be an Silver Infocomm Wellness Ambassador

IDA calls for nominations for this year for IT-savvy seniors to encourage other seniors to use IT and social media.   Evelyn Wong picked up information and communications technology (ICT) skills through her workplace. In 2009, she came across the Silver Infocomm...
IT troubleshooting

IT troubleshooting

A new initiative has been launched that provides seniors with IT advice and troubleshooting. BY: Eleanor Yap Eighty-one-year-old Prof PN Avadhani is planning to volunteer for the new initiative, Silver IT Care Helpdesk, a tripartite collaborative project between RSVP...
Seniors using technology to stay connected

Seniors using technology to stay connected

The Council of Third Age’s survey said that half of the seniors polled are using their smartphones to surf the Net and stay connected to friends and family members.   Singapore seniors are using technology to stay connected and to keep active, according to the...
Offering seniors IT skills

Offering seniors IT skills

A partnership between RSVP Singapore and Microsoft Singapore provides IT skills training to older workers to remain employable.   RSVP Singapore – The Organisation of Senior Volunteers is partnering with Microsoft to enable seniors to better engage with society...