Brooklyn Seniors Isolated Through Pandemic Embrace Tech to Stay Connected

BK Reader reported on how Wayside Outreach Development, Inc. is helping seniors get connected.

In order to help seniors like Schule connect with friends, family and the community, Brooklyn’s Wayside Outreach Development has begun a new fundraising initiative to purchase internet-enabled tablets for seniors enrolled in the organization’s programs.

Help Our Seniors Get Connected aims to tackle the elderly technology gap, allowing seniors to join virtual workshops, connect with one another in a meaningful way and re-engage with the community. The non-profit organization operates five senior centers and four social clubs throughout Brownsville, East New York and Bedford Stuyvesant.

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