A municipal workshop, organized by the Association of Elderly People in Pro in conjunction with the Department of Elderly of the Zubian City Council, will teach the elderly of La Zubia how to properly manage ATMs and bank procedures.
"Abuel @s ciberconectad@s" is the name of the initiative. It includes talks, workshops, and talks for retirees, as well individual interventions for issues that need a more personal treatment.
"Our seniors will learn how to manage social media (WhatsApp, Facebook), or how to use their phones correctly (configurations, settings, etc. Natalia Arregui, Councilor for the Elderly explains. They will also be able to request appointments with the Administration (Health, Consumption or Local Administration), get their digital signature, and avoid online scams.
"Finally we want them to be closer to the Internet, teach them how to search Google and download apps," said the mayor. He also pointed out that older people may suggest other topics.
The municipal project will provide tutorials and materials that can be used as support for the information sessions. The mayor of the Elderly explains that we will also have the cooperation of "La Zubia Voluntaria" for group initiatives that require more qualified support staff.
Puri Lopez, the mayor of La Zubia, says that workshops for the various projects will begin in the next few days. She points out that anyone interested can visit Casa Pinta to get all the information. Or, they can also go to the office of the Association of Seniors in Pro. We greatly appreciate their cooperation in making seniors feel safer.