Oct
1
2:00 PM14:00

Seniors' Day Event with Adobe Ottawa

Join us on Tuesday October 1st, from 2pm to 4pm* at Adobe Ottawa for a series of social games in an intergenerational setting designed to help seniors become more comfortable with the technology they already have.

For this event, a senior and technical volunteer will be paired together to do a series of challenges focused on social & community engagement (emails, pictures, online searching etc.).

*Onboarding for volunteers starts at 1pm sharp.

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Apr
13
10:00 AM10:00

BYOD Workshop at The Perley Rideau Veterans Health Centre

Getting Technology Help When You Need It

Do you know how to get reliable, free help on technology, when you need it? As well, not all things are as they seem on the Internet - what are some things to be aware of, when searching for / reaching out to get help? Learn valuable tips like rescuing emails from your junk box, accepting calendar invites and forwarding them to your friends to make sure you don't miss your appointments. (45 mins)

Followed by BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Workshop (1hr 15 mins)

Open to tenants and residents of the Rideau Perley Veterans Health Centre only.

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Mar
23
10:00 AM10:00

Transportation and Technology

Learn how technology can help you get to where you need to go, topics covered include Google Maps, as well as how to use apps take buses, taxis, and other forms of transportation including Lyft.

Pilot workshop with Ottawa Community Housing. Location 445 Richmond Road.

Transportation for our volunteers and seniors for the Month of March sponsored by Lyft.

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Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

Feedback On The Internet

  • Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Got something to say, or want to know what others are saying? Come join us for our “Feedback On The Internet” workshop! Learn how you can use your device to discover reviews on restaurants, books, medical professionals, and more, and how you can leave your feedback for others to benefit from too! (45 mins)

Followed by BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Workshop (1hr 15 mins)

Saturday March 16th, 10:00-12pm in the Great Hall of 1720 Russell Road

N.B. Open to Perley-Rideau Residents and Tenants only

Transportation for our volunteers for the Month of March sponsored by Lyft.

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Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

Cook With the Internet Workshop at The Perley Rideau Veterans Health Centre

Come join us for our “Cook With The Internet” session! Learn how you can use your device to look up recipes, learn new techniques, or even sign up for meal kit services that deliver prepared ingredients right to you. (45 mins)

Followed by BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Workshop (1hr 15 mins)

10:00-12pm in the Great Hall of 1720 Russell Road

Session sponsored by Cook-it Weekly Meal Kits

Open to tenants and residents of The Perley Rideau Veterans Health Centre only.

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Dec
8
10:00 AM10:00

Technology and Transportation Workshop at The Perley

  • The Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Technology and Transportation Workshop

Want to learn how to use your phone to travel more easily? In this session we will teach you how to use your device to view bus schedules, and how to install an application which will allow you to order a vehicle to get you from point A to B using your device.

10-10.45 Workshop

10:45-12 Bring Your Own Device Help Session

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Nov
22
5:00 PM17:00

Connected Canadians Launch Party

Connected Canadians is a new non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing digital literacy among seniors and older adults. We firmly believe that digital literacy is a fundamental human right, and provide FREE technology training and support to seniors to promote that basic right. 
By making seniors digitally savvy we strive to improve their quality of life by helping them join the digital conversation and connect with loved ones using new technologies.

On November 22nd, in collaboration with Facebook and MC2, Connected Canadians will host a launch party to celebrate our new organization and our partnership with MC2 which will help bring together new Connected Canadians volunteers with seniors in need of technology training and support using the MC2 chatbot. The event will also feature social media influencer Michaela Alexis, as our keynote. Refreshments will be provided.

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Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Internet Security Workshop

  • Chartwell Duke of Devonshire Retirement Residence (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

What are some signs of an email that’s from an imposter?  What does “phishing” mean? In this workshop, we will go through some practical ways to stay safe online, including going through an example of an actual phishing attempt. Arm yourself with information to stay safe!

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