Foxes and Planes

How Wire the Wise teaches the elderly to use technology.

 

Photo's from their event.

Photo: WiretheWise.org

 

 

Similar to the Dutch Retirement Home, Wire the Wise approaches elderly education through intergenerational means.

In particular, they partner with local schools and organizations and bring young professionals and students to senior centers. Breakfast, networking and 1 on 1 education. They organize these meetups monthly and have been seeing good success.

Designing services that connect generations, improves everyone’s empathy towards those unlike them. Designing these services in ways that everyone also benefits, ensures that there will be longevity.

Read more at http://wirethewise.org/

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