Avenidas Generations Lab Now Offering In-Home Support
The Avenidas Generations Lab is now offering assistance with all your home technology, at a drastically lower rate than some of the currently available services.
For example, Best Buy’s Geek Squad will charge you $110 an hour, Computer Courage charges $150 an hour, and Geekonsite charges $180 for a two hour training. As a non-profit, Avenidas will only charge you $65 per hour and a $15 travel fee.
The service area covered is Palo Alto, Stanford, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Menlo Park, Redwood City, Woodside, and Mountain View. Appointments are available starting Sept.4. Please call (650) 289-5409 to schedule!
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Generations Lab exists to empower older adults with technology in the following ways.
Explore, Educate, & Embrace
Add on to our traditional courses (the Avenidas Computer Learning Center has been in operation for 20+ years) and provide an enhanced curriculum that may include career skills re-training to allow for re-entry to the workplace. In addition, we will hold series of tech talks and tech fairs to further engage in the community and surrounding development companies.
Engage, Prototype, & Test
Build a state-of-the-art demo room allowing for our participants to touch, feel, and try out the newest advancements already on the market: smart homes, voice, tablets, wearables. Makers will be able to see how their products work in real-life with an active, older adult population.
Shape & Influence
Interact with Software Developers and Makers to influence early stage products to allow for their product to be most useful for a growing population.
Design & Build the Avenidas Virtual Community Center
Develop a platform for a virtual older adult community center, built on the Avenidas brand providing a platform that will provide older adults services that are trusted, vetted and trained, regardless of their physical location.
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The Avenidas Generations Lab Announces Partnership with Tech-enhanced Life to Jointly Explore New Products and Services for Older Adults
Tech-enhanced Life, PBC is a Public Benefit Corporation founded to improve the quality of life of the aging and their families.
Build Products that Older Adults will Test, Use, and Buy!
We’ve partnered with Tech-Enhanced Life to develop Longevity Explorers who will identify, try, review, and evaluate
products to ease the challenges that come with growing older. The Explorers leverage the insights and years of accumulated wisdom of older adults to accelerate the emergence of novel technology solutions.
Join the Longevity Explorers
The Avenidas Longevity Explorers is a group of individuals interested in exploring product solutions that work best for older adults. No prerequisites required, just a curiosity and willingness to join in discussions.
Seismic Powered Clothing
The Avenidas Generations Lab is recruiting participants to provide input for Seismic to make their products better for aging adults. Seismic designs clothing that enhances your muscles.
Participants will be paid $25 for the initial orientation. If selected, you will be paid for each hour of future participation. Appointments available Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30-11:30 AM and 1:30-3:30 PM.
Email Eric at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 650-289-5409 to sign up.
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