CSU students volunteered at a technology workshop for older adults at the Fort Collins Senior Center on Sept. 17.
Students from the Department of Human Development and Family Studies and the gerontology interdisciplinary studies minor lent their time and talent to helping older adults with their technology in order to get hands-on experience as a part of their gerontology class.
Attendees brought their cell phones, tablets, laptops and other technology items and take advantage of the one-on-one assistance from the CSU students.
The workshop, facilitated by the AARP as a part of its MentorUp program, was accompanied by a documentary titled Cyber Seniors. The film follows the journey of a group of older adults as they discover the world of the Internet with the help of their tech-savvy youth mentors. A short trailer for the documentary can be viewed at http://cyberseniorsdocumentary.com/
The Department of Human Development and Family Studies and the gerontology interdisciplinary minor are in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Colorado State University.