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Microsoft Online Education (11/15/2018) PDF Email
 
Ed2go is the industry leader in affordable online learning for adults. They provide the highest-quality online continuing education courses through a network of over 2,100 top colleges and universities.
 
Holiday Sale for Online Education
 
Online Microsoft classes have been reduced for the 2018 Holiday Season.
 
Click on the links below
 
 
 
Upon successful completion of courses, you will be able to download a certificate of completion.
 
There are hundreds of other discounted online courses that may be of interest to you and your family.
 
Click on our Ed2go Partner Page below - type the name of any course in the search bar to see details and pricing.
 
These are just a few examples of the courses in our catalog:
 
Personal Finance
Creativity Training for Writers
Secrets of Better Photography
Discover Digital Photography
Mastering Your Digital SLR Camera
Explore a Career as a Paralegal
Administrative Assistant Fundamentals
Fundamentals of Supervision and Management
Achieving Success with Difficult People
Effective Business Writing
Accounting Fundamentals
Accounting Fundamentals II
Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach
Explore a Career as an Administrative Medical Assistant
Certificate in Food, Nutrition, and Health
Leadership
Project Management Fundamentals
Project Management Applications
Project Management Professional (PMP)® Prep II
Stocks, Bonds, and Investing
Computer Skills for the Workplace
Introduction to Interior Design
Creating WordPress Websites
Become a Veterinary Assistant
SAT/ACT Prep Course - Part 1
Creating Web Pages
Real Estate Investing
Creating a Successful Business Plan
Start Your Own Small Business
Using Social Media in Business
Grammar for ESL
Mastering Public Speaking
Beginning Conversational French
A to Z Grant Writing
Advanced Grant Proposal Writing
Prepare for the GED® Test
Speed Spanish
Speed Spanish II
Speed Spanish III
Spanish in the Classroom
Spanish for Medical Professionals
 
You can take all courses from the comfort of your home or office at the times that are most convenient to you.
 
SeniorNet discounts up to 34%…with additional discounts for SeniorNet Members and Volunteers.  
 
 
 
 
 
Leslie M. Smith
President & CEO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ed2go (11/9/2018) PDF Email
 
SeniorNet Community,
 
 
Ed2go is the industry leader in affordable online learning for adults. They provide the highest-quality online continuing education courses that is easy to use through a network of over 2,100 top colleges and universities.
 
We have re-established our partnership with Ed2go to offer everyone discounted courses.
 
Hundreds of engaging online courses, covering every topic from Accounting to Web Design. Each course comes equipped with a patient and caring instructor, lively discussions with your fellow students, and plenty of practical information that you can put to immediate use. The instructors include some of the most well-known and trusted names in online education, and the customer service is second to none.
 
You can take all of these courses from the comfort of your home or office at the times that are most convenient to you.
 
A new session of each course starts monthly.
 
Most courses run for six weeks and are composed of 12 lessons, representing 24 hours of instruction. You can ask questions and give or receive advice at any time during the course. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to download a certificate of completion.
 
SeniorNet discounts up to 34%…with additional discounts for SeniorNet Members and Volunteers 
 
 
Sincerely,
 
Leslie M. Smith
President & CEO
SeniorNet
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
Holiday Gift Idea (11/5/2018) PDF Email
 
Holiday Gift Idea
 
SeniorNet Family,
 
 
Got grandkids? This picture book makes a great gift for ages 4 – 12.
 
Just in time for the holidays, the first book in a new children’s series is available here .
 
Kitty Girl and Mr. Squirrel – Book One, Rescued and Homed, is the touching story of an abandoned then adopted kitten and her wise first toy and best friend, a stuffed squirrel. Together they weather the storms of kittenhood while subtly teaching children the responsibilities of pet ownership.
 
Written by a SeniorNet volunteer with original illustrations by Dana Kelly that bring the characters to life, the story captures the ups and downs of daily life from the kitten’s perspective. FREE coloring pages of Kitty Girl and Mr. Squirrel and FREE shipping are included with each purchase.
 
If you like Book One, look for Book Two – Lost and Found, another Kitty Girl story publishing in a few months.
 
Sincerely,
 
Resia A. Nank
Communications Consultant
SeniorNet
 
Caregiver Summit (11/1/2018) PDF Email
 
SeniorNet Community,
 
SeniorNet strives to provide education in a variety of formats for older adults, veterans, underserved and the challenged. We have come across a virtual, video learning model that can help family caregivers navigate this difficult, yet joyous, time. 
 
 We know that caregiving is usually thrust upon people who have no time to prepare. Some 45 million to be exact, 25% of which are Millennials.
 
We believe that the Caregiver Smile Summit is an affordable way to gain knowledge as a caregiver, that could not be obtained without spending hours of searching on the Internet or hundreds of dollars attending separate seminars and events.
 
It is being hosted by a trusted source, a SeniorNet board member, Anthony Cirillo. He has conducted this Summit once before and it was recognized in the IDEO Caregiver Challenge, sponsored by AARP and United Health. The material has been vetted, the experts are superb, the price is right, and the access is easy. 
 
 
This Summit is ideal for almost anyone. If you are just starting to see the signs that mom and dad need care, this is for you. If you are an experienced caregiver, this is for you too. Even if your caregiving journey is over there is something you can learn about preparing for your own aging needs. That is why boomers should consider attending the Summit. And even foresighted Gen X’ers and Millennials, who make up 25% of family caregivers, can learn something too.
 
This Virtual, On Demand Summit, which you can access on your schedule, features video recorded interviews with 39 experts in 36 sessions and thosevideos   are available now As soon as you register, you receive access.  
 
Included with each video interview is a valuable giveaway.
 
Chat Forum (10/29/2018) PDF Email
 
Chat Forum for SeniorNet
 
Dear Fellow Seniors:
 
My name is Dolores and I am a volunteer at SeniorNet. I am SO excited about setting up a brand new SeniorNet Chat Forum ! I am looking forward to hearing from all of you.
 
Think of this program as a journey to a better quality of life!
 
I am a senior, 86 years old, and live in a lovely senior development. I have three children, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. My late husband and I traveled to over 49 countries and thankfully stored all our pictures in albums which I look at from time to time and it’s almost like re-visiting these countries again.  I fully understand how at times life seems to be dull, boring and routine. Many of us seniors cannot get about as we used to and feel lonely at times. Just think – once you log on to our new Chat Forum, you will be able to communicate with other seniors and you will have more friendships than you did when you were younger. We will be able to talk to each other about our life’s journey and our feelings, about our family, our aches and pains, some of the things we are involved with.  Of course, we will not discuss politics or religion because sometimes these subjects are just too controversial. But we will here to listen and talk about what is happening in your life!
 
The “golden years” are often lonely years. As adults age, many older Americans find their inner circle shrinking when adult children move and spouses and friends become ill or pass away. While senior living communities promise an active second chapter, loneliness and isolation still exist behind closed doors.
 
Here at SeniorNet we can conquer the trials of aging and deepening our humanity by accepting life for what it is and having the joy of sharing our thoughts and feelings with other seniors.
 
I cannot wait to hear from all of you! I am so looking forward to all the new friends we will make here on SeniorNet. Let me know if you would be interested. 
 
Please forward this newsletter to your friends and relatives so that they can participate.
Would you use a chat forum on SeniorNet?
Yes
No
 
Dolores Gumina
Chat Forum
SeniorNet
 
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