Technology classes at Chapel Oaks will help older adults gain confidence

Posted on July 12, 2018

Older adults who want to gain confidence using the internet or their iPad can learn the basics and more at three free classes at St. Ann’s Community at Chapel Oaks, 1550 Portland Avenue in Irondequoit.

Classes are taught by Daniel Jones, an independent instructor who specializes in helping older adults learn technology. To register for one or all three classes, call (585) 697-6604.

Meet the iPad
Thursday, August 2
2:00–3:30 pm

Get to know this revolutionary computer. You’ll learn:
• What is a tablet computer?
• How does it work?
• What are apps?
• iPad features & benefits
• And much more!

Shopping Online
Thursday, August 16
2:00–3:30 pm

Learn the dos and don’ts of shopping online. You’ll learn:
• 5 Steps To Successful Online Shopping
• Security Tips: Secure Websites, Passwords, Encryption
• Payment Methods
• Mobile Shopping & Apps

Understanding the Internet
Thursday, September 13
2:00–3:30 pm
How does the internet actually work? You’ll learn:
• Internet history & terms
• Google
• Browser basics
• Anatomy of a web page
• “The Cloud”

Daniel Jones is an independent instructor based in Rochester whose classes are specifically designed to benefit older adults. His teaching method breaks down the barriers of fear and intimidation often associated with learning new technology. Seniors leave his classes with a greater understanding of the options and tools available to enhance their lives, allowing them to stay connected to family and friends and engaged in modern living.

Located on 14 secluded acres in Irondequoit, St. Ann’s Community at Chapel Oaks offers luxury one- and two-bedroom apartments, a maintenance-free lifestyle, and a wide range of first-class amenities. Residents also have priority access to the continuum of care that St. Ann’s is known for. For more information, call (585) 697-6606 or visit

About St. Ann’s Community
St. Ann’s Community is Rochester’s leading senior housing and health services provider, with a tradition of quality care for older adults dating back to 1873. St. Ann’s offers a continuum of care that includes independent retirement living, assisted living, skilled nursing, memory care, short-term transitional care, wound healing, palliative care, and adult day programs. One of the area’s largest employers, St. Ann’s has more than 1,200 employees who are Caring for the Most Important People on Earth.

For more information, call (585) 697-6000 or visit

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