High schoolers help Midland seniors navigate technology

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Technology keeps changing. And sometimes it can be hard to keep up with.

But a free program at Senior Services of Midland County offers a way for local residents to learn the latest – with the help of local high school student volunteers.

“Cyber Seniors” returned this fall after an 18-month pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fourteen H.H. Dow High School students helped about a dozen seniors tackle their technology questions during once-a-week sessions over a four-week period.

Need to set up your new Chromebook? How about linking up to a new printer? Do you need some tips getting started on Facebook?


Whatever the question, some students who are pretty good at those things have volunteered to sit down and take you through the steps to do it.

“It’s one of the most popular programs we have,” said…

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