RECORDING: AGE-WELL Public Webinar Series - Connecting the Unconnected: Introducing FamliNet

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AGE-WELL
Description / Summary

The COVID-19 crisis has heightened concerns about social isolation among older adults. FamliNet is a remarkable new app that aims to prevent social isolation by offering older adults an easy way to connect with family and friends.

Webinar participants will:

  • Learn about FamliNet’s platform and the unique features that allow individuals with little to no computer experience or with sensory loss to engage online
  • Meet a caregiver who uses the platform with her family
  • Hear about the experience of implementing this innovation in retirement and long-term care facilitie
  • 3-minute video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SK9leozAwBw about FamliNet

Speakers*

  • Ron Baecker, Emeritus Professor of Computer Science at University of Toronto, Chair of the FamliNet Advisory Board
  • Stephanie Gagne, caregiver