Digital Device Lending Library: Seniors Friendly Tablets
Accessible tablets that have been reconfigured to support persons with visual and hearing impairment are also available.
The Devices are WIFI / Cellular enabled and are pre-loaded with all links to our Zoom programs.
There is also a Helpline and 1-1 training support offered by the staff of our partner agency Human Endeavour.
If you would like to learn more about this resource, please view this Youtube video.
Kobo Reader Devices
In partnership with Tech Coaches and Rakuten Kobo, the Rakuten Kobo Digital Book Club provides an opportunity for up to 19 seniors to take part in a book club. The book club members are loaned a Kobo Libra H20 device with access to up to 824,037 titles available through a free Kobo Plus subscription. The club meets on a monthly basis via Zoom to discuss titles that are agreed upon.
The Tablets / Kobo Readers are specifically to be used to enable access to RCHC Zoom Programs and Services. There are limited tablets / Kobo Readers available at this time. If you are interested in finding out more information about access to these devices, please contact: Marilia Lana, Program Coordinator at 416-744-6312 ext. 2317.
How To Zoom’ Resources and Supports:
Tech Tutors: ‘Seniors training Seniors’ – RCHC has an amazing group of volunteer seniors, who have been trained by our community partners Tech Coaches, to teach you how to Zoom.
If you would like to book a 1-1 appointment with one of our Tech Tutors, please send an email to: Marilia.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416-744-6312 ext. 2317.
RCHC Web-link Resource:
Please check out the following weblink https://www.techtutorhandbook.ca/learner to access a comprehensive resource on ‘How To Zoom’. The information is available in Somali, French, Spanish, and English.
Digital Literacy Club: – Thursday from 1 pm – 2 pm weekly
RCHC seniors are welcome to join weekly drop-in sessions for the digital literacy club (DLC) to master the basics of their personal devices, ask questions and get opinions, and feel safe knowing a trustworthy group supports your technology journey. Club meeting are guided by a professional instructor and include topics such as smartphone and tablet best practices, organizing files in the cloud, Internet browsers and search engines, Microsoft Windows, camera apps and photo management, online shopping and digital wallets, text-based communication, scams, and much more!