Virtual Senior Center by Selfhelp

Virtual Senior Center

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Summary

The Virtual Senior Center makes it possible for homebound seniors to take part in intriguing live classes, world-famous museum-hosted tours, interact with peers on current events, chats with friends, enjoy yoga, learn wellness tips and discuss politics from their own homes. Through the program Selfhelp is rebuilding the social networks and lives of otherwise shut-in seniors.

The program provides each homebound participant with a special purpose “all-in-one” touch screen device, which includes a unique interface that Selfhelp created to simplify and streamline the way that participants easily use the service to attend interactive, video-based classes.

Selfhelp also provides other services for seniors.

 

 

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Key words: 
virtual senior center, selfhelp, video based classes