advise Whether bloody PC beginners or WhatsApp-pros: The computer seniors of Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen, the Ü60-Generation around the subject of the Internet. This is also true in times of Corona - but only under certain precautions.
Wolfratshausen – Surf the Internet, send E-Mails or Chat on WhatsApp: the Generation beyond the 60 with the digital world becoming more and more familiar. If one or the other questions, the computer seniors of Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen for the right person.
Wolfratshausen: computer seniors hold since January, training for Generation Ü60
In Wolfratshausen's shoes this help, so to speak, in the children. Since January, training for seniors around the subject of the Internet takes place there once a month. "Unfortunately, we were able to keep only three presentations," says Wolfgang Martin, one of 15 volunteer instructors in the County. Then the Corona came and made further plans for a dash through the bill. "We had scheduled lectures by guest lecturers, on topics such as Internet banking or Internet crime," says the 77-Year-old.
Nevertheless, the volunteers are more for the seniors there. "Depending on how fit people are, we try to clarify the questions on the phone," says Martin. From the bloody Internet beginners to experienced cell phone users for the help in search everything. "The simple controls, set up email, WhatsApp-communication to the pressure is a problem," says the Wolfratshauser. Recently, the 77-year-old Pensioner advised a man at the end of Seventy in the Smartphone purchase. "After that, I helped him in the search for a good mobile phone contract."+ Wolfgang Martin of the Wolfratshauser computer for seniors
Volunteer in spite of Corona for seniors because
Whether or not the instructors have to offer, in spite of Corona home visits, remains that even. Under observance of the safety measures, Martin advises its customers in a personal conversation. "It's the most effective," he explains. To do this, Martin will meet with the seniors exclusively Outdoors, such as on the balcony or the terrace. "With a good Meter distance, I can see what my customer is doing on the Smartphone and enter notes." In the one and a half years, the Wolfratshauser is in the computer seniors active, he was able to help approximately 70 retirees between the ages of 60 and 80 years of age. "First of all, I have to listen to the Problem, then I convey to a colleague who is familiar with the subject," he explains of his approach.
computer seniors are looking for more Volunteers
Martin worked for over 30 years in development at Siemens. The other instructors were once in the IT industry. "We are looking for Volunteers who feel confident with, seniors in the IT world to help," says Martin. Those interested can contact him at any time.
Currently, a Senior with questions on the Internet calls the wolfratshauser on average once per week. Very happy Martin is not in order. "I have the feeling that people call sometimes shy away from it." Many retirees underestimate themselves and do not log in and therefore suspected him. "I think that's a shame. Everyone should call uninhibited and questions,“ so his plea.
Many seniors underestimate themselves and do not dare to call
what time is it can go with the training in Wolfratshausen, next, is still written in the stars. Because the computer for seniors is a large space for the events, keep enough distance is missing. "Therefore, we continue only if there is a vaccination or a drug," says Martin. "Then we can get started again."
Wolfgang Martin is under the number 0 81 71/1 09 92 accessible. In the case of a one-hour consultation, the indicative value for the contribution to costs 7.50 Euro. For more information, in the Internal sub-www.computersenioren.com.
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