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TODAY Show – How you can help your aging parents from afar

TODAY Show – How you can help your aging parents from afar

While many people have been separated from their older parents during the pandemic, it’s possible to stay connected until it’s safe to meet in person again. NBC News investigative and consumer correspondent Vicky Nguyen shares tips to take care of your loved ones from afar.

AARP – Who’s Eligible for FCC Discounts on High-Speed Internet?

AARP – Who’s Eligible for FCC Discounts on High-Speed Internet?

A study by Older Adults Technology Services (OATS), in partnership with the Humana Association, found that nearly 22 million older Americans lack high-speed internet access at home – a problem that has become increasingly critical during the pandemic. 

Orlando Sentinel – Clases gratis y en espanol para que adultos mayores aprendan a utilizar herramientas digitales

Orlando Sentinel – Clases gratis y en espanol para que adultos mayores aprendan a utilizar herramientas digitales

Para beneficio de millones de personas mayores AARP unió esfuerzos con Older Adults Technology Services (OATS), una organización de beneficencia con sede en Nueva York, con el fin de asistir a esta parte de la población “a prosperar en el mundo digital, y a utilizar tecnología de formas que mejoren su participación social y cívica, su seguridad financiera, su salud y su creatividad”, según informó la organización a través de un comunicado de prensa.

Yahoo! Finance – Report: 22 Million U.S. Seniors Lack Broadband Internet Access; First Time Study Qualifies Digital Isolation of Older Americans as Pandemic Continues to Ravage Nation

Yahoo! Finance – Report: 22 Million U.S. Seniors Lack Broadband Internet Access; First Time Study Qualifies Digital Isolation of Older Americans as Pandemic Continues to Ravage Nation

Older Adults Technology Services, Inc. (OATS), in partnership with the Humana Foundation, today released a new report that for the first time quantifies the size and degree of the digital isolation crisis among seniors in the United States, finding nearly 22 million older Americans continue to lack broadband access at home.

Telecompetitor – Report: Seniors Hit Hard by the Digital Divide

Telecompetitor – Report: Seniors Hit Hard by the Digital Divide

Almost 22 million older Americans lack wireline broadband access at home, according to a report about seniors and the digital divide commissioned by Older Adults Technology Services Inc. (OATS) and the Humana Foundation. The two organizations also said that they are mounting a campaign that aims to bring high speed internet to a million unconnected seniors by 2022.

Associated Press – Report: 22 Million U.S. Seniors Lack Broadband Internet Access; First Time Study Quantifies Digital Isolation of Older Americans as Pandemic Continues to Ravage Nation

Associated Press – Report: 22 Million U.S. Seniors Lack Broadband Internet Access; First Time Study Quantifies Digital Isolation of Older Americans as Pandemic Continues to Ravage Nation

Older Adults Technology Services, Inc. (OATS), in partnership with the Humana Foundation, today released a new report that for the first time quantifies the size and degree of the digital isolation crisis among seniors in the United States, finding nearly 22 million older Americans continue to lack broadband access at home.