How the Internet Can Benefit Older Americans

Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau
Federal Communications Commission
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012
9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2012/db1001/DOC-...

Seniors, and those who work with or care for them, are invited to attend and learn about how high speed Internet service can benefit older Americans. Speakers will emphasize the safe and secure on-line practices. There will be interactive demonstrations of mobile phones, tablets, iPads, desktops and ereaders, as well as user-friendly computer programs that can benefit seniors. Representatives from the FCC, communications companies, and non-profit organizations will make presentations and answer questions. A full agenda will be released prior to the event.

The event is open to the public; however, admittance is limited to 140 attendees. Pre-registration is highly recommended. To pre-register for the event, please contact Susan Fisenne at [email protected] or by phone at 202-418-2502.