Resources

Federal Government Broadband for Seniors:  http://bfseniors.com.au/

Broadband for Seniors Wiki https://bfsv.wikispaces.com/

Telstra Tech Savvy Seniors https://www.telstra.com.au/tech-savvy-seniors

Australian Seniors Computer Clubs http://www.ascca.org.au/

Self-Teach Videos https://www.telstra.com.au/tech-savvy-seniors/start-learning

Go Digi https://www.godigi.org.au/

The Digital Champions Network: https://www.digitalunite.com/

Some ways to help seniors can be seen on these websites

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/internet/11200872/10-ways-to-help-older-people-use-the-internet.html

https://myageingparent.com/technology/communication/how-to-help-elderly-use-computers/

E-safety

https://www.esafety.gov.au/esafety-information/games-apps-and-social-networking

Stay smart online: https://www.communications.gov.au/what-we-do/internet/stay-smart-online

Learn how to use popular websites https://techboomers.com/

things to consider for the main choices of device

PCs https://www.seniorsonline.vic.gov.au/news-opinions/video/Computing-Which-computer-is-right-for-me

Tablets; https://www.seniorsonline.vic.gov.au/news-opinions/video/Tablets-An-introduction-to-tablets

For older people who can get there, free and low cost courses are available at TAFE, Libraries, Broadband for Seniors’ Kiosks, NSW Tech Savvy Seniors, WEA, ACE

Internet Options:

Some general information is provided at the link below or more specific advice from Internet Providers.

https://digitalunite.com/guides/using-internet-0/connecting-internet/how-connect-internet

If there is more than one device in the house the client may be interested in a home network – see: https://www.seniorsonline.vic.gov.au/news-opinions/video/Home-networking-Overview-why-a-home-network

Videos (a small sample – there are lots more if you search)

Basics of the Desktop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwsKeoXOa9I

Basics of windows: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPvguaEjTAU

Computer basics on Windows https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e55EQ1xHYbI

Windows 7 basics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odLZiGf-6bY

Windows 10 basics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZqKyhfD7-E

Touchscreen basics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MewousGaE_Y

Seniors as Web Users: https://www.nngroup.com/articles/usability-for-senior-citizens/

My Support for Seniors http://www.mys4s.com/

Tech enhanced Life  https://www.techenhancedlife.com/