Citizens Over 65 Catch Technology in the 'Old and Young Information Access Center'

Citizens Over Age Catch Technology in the 'Old and Young Information Access Center'
Citizens Over 65 Catch Technology in the 'Old and Young Information Access Center'

Ankara Metropolitan Municipality continues to serve with the "Elderly and Youth Information Access Center" in order to ensure the adaptation of young people and citizens over the age of 65 to social life. In the center; In addition to providing computer, photoshop, smart phone usage, English and music trainings, cultural trips and theater events are organized.

Ankara Metropolitan Municipality; continues to undertake various projects so that the elderly can engage in social activities, spend their free time and spend their life actively.

Social Services Department continues to organize trainings and social-cultural activities in order to ensure the adaptation of young people and citizens over the age of 65 to social life at the “Older and Youth Information Access Center” in Kırkpınar Underpass located in Cinnah Street in Çankaya district.

In the center where 3 thousand 700 registered members and 1837 active members benefit; computer, photoshop, smart phone usage, English, music and diction trainings are given. In addition, cultural tours and theater events are organized for members.

SERVES SIX DAYS A WEEK AT 09.00-17.00

Providing information about the center, which is open 6 days a week between 09.00 and 17.00, Social Services Department Elderly and Youth Access Center Responsible Sema Özsoy said, “Young members can use computers and the internet, and members over the age of 65 can use smart phones, music, diction, photoshop, computer and internet access. We teach English. We serve 6 days a week between 09.00:17.00 and XNUMX:XNUMX. We organize tours in and out of Ankara. We do our best to ensure that our members spend quality time here.”

The Center's Computer Trainer Nazmiye Erciyas said:

“I give computer, smart phone, office programs, photoshop lessons. Our members are very interested in learning technological devices and have learned to use them actively. They all come here with pleasure and lead an active life with social activities.”

“THIS IS LIKE THERAPY”

Members over the age of 65 who participated in the trainings at the center expressed their happiness in coming to the center with the following words:

Armağan Hacışahbanoğlu: “Thanks to social relations, this place is like therapy for me. We go on trips, do social events, take music lessons. They make me feel like I'm with my family here. I thank the city for this service.”

Ahmed Alan: “I didn't know how to use social media, I learned it here. I am satisfied with all my teachers, they are friendly and helpful. I see the interest I expected here.”

Yildirim Uzbek: “I am coming with my wife. We older teenagers were lagging behind in keeping up with technology, but this place allows us to update ourselves.”

Günceleme: 08/11/2022 13:21

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