Tag: Senior Programming

Cut the Cable ‘Ignite” Session (Sorry – Program is full) ~ at 6:30 on Tuesday, 4/2/2019

julian-o-hayon-265569-unsplashDish, Xfinity TV, DirecTV Now, Sling TV, YouTube TV, Sony PlayStation VUE and Hulu with Live TV … is your head spinning yet? Do you just want to throw up your arms and go with a rabbit ear antenna? Well you’re not alone. Join us for a panel session with a number of Atkinson residents who took the initiative and cut their cable cord. They will highlight their previous cable… Read more

Home Equity Line of Credit and How Does it Work? ~ Money Smart Week ~ (Registration Required) 6:00 PM on Monday, 4/1/19

Home-Equity-LoanMoney Smart Week runs from March 30 through April 6th. Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. Join us for an informative session on Home Equity Line of Credit and how it works. Come to learn and find answers to questions such as: 1. Which is better a home equity loan or a line of credit? 2. How do you… Read more

‘Araldi & Pappas, together again for the first time’ (Music) ~ Limited Engagement! ~ Registration Required ~ at 6:30 on Thursday, 1/31/2019

Join us for an evening of music with ‘Araldi & Pappas. This is a limited engagement to see these two talented musicians. Friends since high school, Araldi and Pappa will be picking through their favorite songs from years gone by, songs that have special meaning to them and sure to be some of your favorites too! REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Both these musicians began playing professionally in their early teens, each playing… Read more

GAMETIME ~ 4:30 – 5:30 Fridays

boardgameUp to a bit of group fun? Join us for game hour, from 4:30 – 5:30 on December 2nd, 9th, 16th, January 6th, 13th and 20th.  For 6 weeks on Fridays, our conference room will be the spot to go to enjoy a little competition with friends and neighbors.  Each week we will offer a different team game of choice. For starters we will do a “grab it, guess it,… Read more

Low Vision Gadgets & Technology ~ Tuesday, Dec. 6th @ 1:00

eyejpgPlease join us as Stephanie Hurd presents Low Vision Gadgets & Technology. Stephanie will talk about how low tech and high tech devices can make day-to-day life easier for those with decreased vision. She will discuss some of the changes in digital technology and how these advances have become affordable and mainstream to the public. Devices such as: smartphones, tablets and PCs as well as current apps developed specifically for… Read more

Active Shooter Preparedness ~ Oct 25th at 6:30 (Registration Required)

atkpolJoin us as law enforcement officers from Atkinson present to the general public what police call an ‘active shooter” training — learning how to respond rapidly and effectively in case an intruder threatens violence. Through video clips, instruction, and discussion the program will help the public understand how they can respond in the event of an unthinkable scenario of an active shooter at a public event. Strategic planning and quick… Read more

Estate Planning Seminar – April 12th @ at 6:30 PM

BeasleyAt this free legal seminar, Elder Law Attorney Edward ‘Ted’ Beasley will discuss how to protect your house and lifetime of savings from a prolonged nursing-home stay, how to avoid probate, plus strategies for passing assets safely and efficiently. Attorney Beasley, former chairman of the American Bar Association Elder Law Committee, presents this lively and engaging seminar in everyday language, and there will be plenty of time for questions. Gregory… Read more

The Quiet ‘Big Data Revolution’ (Who’s Tracking You Online?) March 22nd @ 6:30 PM

TrackEvery mouse click, every keystroke, and every tablet or smart phone selection that we make helps data collectors paint a picture about who we are. The digital footprints that individuals quietly and slowly create with this data trail can be useful to everyone from retailers to health care professionals to the government. During this interactive presentation, we will talk about the positive, negative, and uncertain implications of the era of… Read more

Cyber-Crime for Seniors, Tuesday, March 22nd @ 1:00

This semicybernar begins with a broad overview of topics such as phishing scams, malicious software, identity theft risks, social engineering, and much more.  Then, with data gathered from recent, real-life examples, as well as contemporary information provided directly by the FBI, hear about the most current trends, tactics, and procedures in use by cyber-criminals who target seniors on-line.  Finally, learn about several strategies for preventing and mitigating instances of… Read more