Increasingly, seniors are being brought into the digital age and frustration seems to be a common refrain from the “”Baby Boomers”” when it comes to their devices. Learning new strategies to assist seniors with this new technology is always a challenge for libraries, but with some fun and entertaining approaches, this process can be relatively painless and actually a great learning experience for librarians as well as the seniors. Learn about interesting tips & strategies to teach technology to seniors without the frustration that comes from traditional methods.
Original broadcast January 30, 2019
Biography ~ Chris DeCristofaro
Chris DeCristofaro is the Technology Librarian at the Sachem Public Library in Holbrook, New York. Chris the creator and co-host of the podcast “The Library Pros”, a podcast that discusses libraries and technology. The podcast has had over 5,000 downloads in 18 months and has been downloaded in all 50 states and 22 countries around the world. Chris has been a librarian since 2002 working in several libraries across Suffolk County New York. He has been a speaker at various conferences and seminars and is currently the President of the “Computer and Technical Services Division of the Suffolk County Library Association” and hosts a monthly meeting discussing libraries and tech with colleagues from across Long Island.