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Internet seminar to assist senior adults in safe internet usage

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Author and tech-savvy educator Abby Stokes will present “How to Safely Surf the Internet and Find Almost Anything.”

Author Abby Stokes to Provide Senior Adults Tips for Online Safety

Author and tech-savvy educator Abby Stokes will present “How to Safely Surf the Internet and Find Almost Anything.” Stokes will address concerns about mobile banking and online shopping and will discuss how to prevent being a victim of an online scam. She will recommend reputable websites with helpful information on travel, health, finance and more.

 

Covenant Village of the Great Lakes, a faith-based, not-for-profit, continuing care retirement community administered by Covenant Retirement Communities, will host a free educational seminar designed to help senior adults protect their identity and get the most from web searches for travel, health, finances and more on Thursday, Aug 21.

At the event, which will begin at 11 a.m., author and tech-savvy educator Abby Stokes will present “How to Safely Surf the Internet and Find Almost Anything.” 

Stokes will address concerns about mobile banking and online shopping and will discuss how to prevent being a victim of an online scam. She will recommend reputable websites with helpful information on travel, health, finance and more.

The author of “Is This Thing On?” and an instructor at Cooper Union and New York University’s School of Lifelong Learning, Stokes has helped almost 250,000 people understand and navigate the latest technology and tools including the Internet, computers, tablets, smartphones and email.

Covenant Village of the Great Lakes is located at 2510 Lake Michigan Dr. N.W., Grand Rapids. For more information or to RSVP for the seminar, please call (877) 812-8745 or visit the Covenant Great Lakes website.

 

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