ALA Unit/Subunit: RUSA
Meeting Type: Program
Cost: Included with full conference registration.
Most Americans communities are aging yet most are struggling to understand the digital landscape. Libraries are in a position to identify opportunities to meet the needs of older adults in their communities, while tailoring services and programs that suits new learners. So much of life these days requires computer access, that internet access is practically a necessity. Are libraries anticipating the growing technological needs of mature audiences to better understand the digital landscape? The panel will emphasize how libraries and librarians can increases opportunities for older adults to learn, obtain government resources and services, develop personal awareness, and even participate with accessible gaming equipment. Come learn how your library will remain a vital point for seniors who wish to engage more deeply with the world around them.