Seniors’ Resource Centre ~ Metchosin - Connecting Seniors to a Community of Support

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Tech Support

Here are three organizations that offer help with computers, mobile phones, tablets: GLUU Technology Society offers free digital skills training for all Canadian seniors. The Canadian nonprofit helps older adults use technology to stay happy, healthy & connected. There are numerous “free online courses that teach the digital skills you need to turn your smartphone and…
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2019 Summer-Fall Newsletter Online

Access our 2019 SUMMER/FALL NEWSLETTER, which provides updates to end of this year. Seasonal Highlights: The Seniors’ Resource Centre will be CLOSED from Friday, July 27th through Monday, August 5th, as we’ll be moving into our NEW renovated space during this time, just next door within the Metchosin Arts & Cultural Centre, on the exhibit floor…
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Tech Training, Free Wi-Fi & New Blog Beginnings…

SIRC’s Geeks and Geezers program continues over the summer months. We offer hands-on technology support, technology tools and learning to our members and visitors. Bring your own device or borrow our desktops, laptops, smartphones and tablets at SIRC. It’s FREE! Visit our Open Learning Lab, with your list of questions, and come back as often as…
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Blog Basics & Beginnings: Tech-Talk on Tuesday, May 30th at Noon

Do you have a passion for storytelling or a desire to engage with an audience online? If so, please join us for a Q&A on blog basics & learn how to get started with blogging. Photographers, world travelers, artists, gurus, teachers and many others, who call themselves bloggers, can attest to the fun of blogging, the…
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FACEBOOK 101 –> for Newbies: Tech-Talk March 30 at Noon

Do you find Facebook overwhelming? Does using Facebook result in added confusion or frustration? Do you have questions about your Facebook account, feed, friends, groups, invitations, direct messages etc.? If so, please join SIRC’s next Tech-Talk!  FACEBOOK 101 ~ for NEWBIES! Thursday, March 30th at NOON There is an easy-way around this popular social media platform!…
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SIRC TECH-TALK on Tuesday 12-1PM: Digital Photos for Sharing Online

If you like to take photos with your smartphone, tablet or digital camera to share with friends and family, this February’s Tech-Talk is for you! SIRC’s Coordinator and Master Geek, Dawn Boshcoff will cover: * How to capture best images & videos * Basic sorting, organizing & editing * Photography project ideas * Places for…
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TECH-TALKS are in demand! Feb 28th Digital Photos for Sharing Online

SAVE the DATE! for our next Geeks and Geezers TECH-TALK LUNCH ‘n LEARN Tuesday, February 28th from Noon – 1PM …following with plenty of time for Q/A & Open Learning Lab Bring a bag-lunch (if you like) We’ll provide coffee, tea and useful info… Back by popular demand, we’re serving a repeat session on DIGITAL…
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TECH-TALK on JAN 31st: E-MAIL Safety, Time-Saving Tricks & Tips

If you have an E-mail account, you won’t want to miss this session! January’s TECH-TALK: E-MAIL Safety, Time-Saving Tricks & Tips All are welcome! Bring a bag-lunch if you like, your tablet, smart phone or laptop…or borrow ours, along with our free Wi-fi and refreshments. What you will learn: Tricks & time-savers to help you easily…
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Geeks and Geezers program improves access and ability

SIRC’s popular Geeks and Geezers program returns with a new Lunch & Learn Series of Tech-Talks and individual Geek Sessions! We offer free technology support to seniors at our open learning lab and encourage you to make an appointment, or drop-by to check us out. * Open Learning Lab is Tuesday, Thursday or Friday from 1PM-3PM…
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Geeks & Geezers return in 2017 with more age-friendly learning at SIRC

DROP-IN & LOG-ON from 1PM-3PM any Tuesday, Thursday or Friday – OR call 250-478-5150 to book your personal Geek Session. SIRC’s Open Learning Lab has techno-geeks available and ready to help you become friends with technology AND your latest tech-tools… Happy New Year 2017! Join us at monthly TECH-TALK LUNCH n’ LEARN sessions at SIRC…
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