Peoria Area SeniorNet
is one of about 60 local Learning Centers that are part of the larger SeniorNet
mission is to provide older adults education for and
access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share
their knowledge and wisdom. It is an organization of computer-using adults, age
50 and older. The organization has benefited millions of seniors since its
founding in 1986 and supports about 60 Learning Centers throughout the U.S.
and in other countries.
publishes newsletters, maintains an extensive curriculum and a variety of other
instructional materials used in the Learning Centers, offers discounts on
computer-related and other products and services, holds regional conferences for
volunteers, and collaborates in research on older adults and technology.
SeniorNet also operates
an educational web site and sustains a thriving community where individuals 50
and older, and others who are interested in our information and activities,
continue to learn and to share information and support using our articles and
resources in several enrichment centers, and participate in hundreds of
SeniorNet members learn
and teach others to use computers and communications technologies to accomplish
a variety of tasks. They learn to touch up photos, send and receive them in
email, write autobiographies, manage personal and financial records, communicate
with others across the country, and serve their communities. SeniorNet members
share a desire to continue learning and a willingness to contribute their
knowledge to others.