There is undoubtedly a widespread and urgent need for a service that offers accessible and affordable computer education for senior citizens. Access to technology and all its benefits should be a right, and not a privilege. Technology in today’s world is a necessary component for survival and prosperity for all populations, with the elderly certainly no exception. Access and affordability of computer technology.
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Describe the specific community with whom you will be working.
Elderly who lives in social institutes in Nursing Home Terzieva and in Geriatric Center 13th November, department Mother Theresa.The reasons why elderly consist with this project don’t know how to use computer is the fact that there isn’t any computer available.
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
It is planned after basic workshops, helping to elderly in their connections with their families and also, making their own blog where can tell us for their life and and related topics medicine, traditional recipes,elderly rights,embroidery, producing organic food, exercise for the elderly,showing that the elderly person can be useful to societyAlso planned in the two institutions to have one person assistant who will assist the elderly.
What technologies and digital tools do you plan to use in the trainings?
Describe the connections that you or your organization have already established that will contribute to the success of the project.
Established partnerships with Nursing Home Terzieva, Geriatric Center 13th November,Аssociation for Green society Greener and Macedonian Anti-Poverty Platform
How many participants do you think will be involved in your project?
The project is planned to include 30 people from both institutions, and the number gradually grow with more covered individuals.
Besides the microgrant funding, what other resources and support are you seeking for your project to ensure its success?
Additional help look into the possibility of purchasing two digital cameras, one for each institutions
Association for improving of conditions for care and accommodation of elderly and feeble persons Humanost