Multiplier Event , Erasmus+ – KA2, TechSenior
“Problems and Issues faced by Seniors related to Web Applications”
In the framework of information on the European Project TechSenior (Erasmus + -KA2), a Multiplier Event will take place on April 19th in Patras, Greece.
TechSenior is a two-year European project, which started in October 2016 and is implemented under the Erasmus + Program (KA2).
The aim of the project is to train older people to be able to use new technologies, in order to improve their standard of living and maintaining their correspondent autonomy.
The purpose of the Multiplier Event is to inform the public concerned about the project, but also to inform about the two training programs that will be created for the implementation of the project. The first one program will concern the training of caregivers and trainees, and the second one creation of an e-learning platform for the elderly.
The Multiplier Event will be framed by speeches on the use of electronic devices by older people. More specifically:
• Mr. Chrysanthopoulos will talk about the problems of the elderly in the modern era, with an emphasis on the social life of the elderly and their daily routine.
• Mr. Avouris will talk about how technology can help the elderly (applications – internet – good practices).
• Mr. Panagiotis G. Anastassopoulos and Mrs. Charitini-Maria Skoulidi from p-consulting will develop the topic “Internet, this stranger. Presentation of the Techsenior Project”.
• Last but not least, Mr. Koulis Stefanos from KOISPE “Faros”, will finish the Multiplier Event with a speech on “Daily life of older people linked to their mental health”.