Teach Older Adults Tech

When it comes to the world of digital, there’s so much you already know, and so much the older generation could use help with – everything from creating a Facebook page for keeping in touch with friends to using a smartphone for finding recipes. If you're looking for ideas, the guides below are a great place to start!

Event Preparation

Event Preparation

Setting up your Mentor Up event is easy with this step by step preparation guide.

Learning Facebook

Learning Facebook

Staying connected is very important to the older generation. And Facebook can help them do just that. Taking just a few minutes to show someone around Facebook can provide hours of enjoyment as they reconnect with friends and family.

Downloading Apps

Downloading Apps

Figuring out how to download apps can be tough for anyone. However, your knowledge can help older people do the things we take for granted – like using apps to personalize our device and make it our own.

Video Chatting

Video Chatting

The older generation often feels out of touch with modern technology. Teaching them how to use a Mac can give them a confidence boost and increase their digital skills.

Recording a Video

Recording a Video

It’s common for the older generation to feel disconnected from friends and family, especially when loved ones live far away. Teaching them how to record videos can help them stay in touch.

Learning Twitter

Learning Twitter

Twitter is a super-easy way for the older generation to keep in touch with a bunch of people at once – to let them know they’re ok, what they’re doing, and just keep up with family and friends. If you’re a Twitter expert, share your knowledge with those who want it most.

Taking a Photo

Taking a Photo

Imagine if you couldn’t take photos and share them with your friends. If you know an older person with a smartphone, teaching them how to take and share photos can help them connect with friends and family members, too.