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JFS Tech Connect program focuses on local seniors

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JFS Tech Connect program focuses on local seniors

Screenshot from 41 Action News video © Scripps Media Inc. Article by Dan Cohen. 41 KSHB – Dec 30, 2020.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One of the many elements of Jewish Family Services in Kansas City that has taken off during the pandemic is their initiative to reduce senior isolation.

JFS’ Tech Connect classes enroll senior citizens in courses to teach them how to use digital technology for everyday life.

“They wanted us to feel like we can stay connected and through this pandemic, we were literally shut-in and the program wanted us to be able to reach out to have help, to find help, and everything that we need, those things will be because we have technology,” said Freddie Mae Slaughter, a JFS client in Kansas City. […]

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