Achievement Award Program

Bridging the Digital Divide for Older Adults

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    Bridging the Digital Divide for Older Adults

    Bridging the Digital Divide for Older Adults (BDD) is a program that aims to reduce isolation and increase access to virtual services for older adults in Orange County by providing eligible applicants with an iPad for individual use. The program also includes one-on-one onboarding support for participants who receive a device, as well as a subscription service for online training classes available to all older adults within the County, regardless of program eligibility. The program was created and launched in September 2021 by the County of Orange Office on Aging, in collaboration with the OC Senior Citizens’ Advisory Council and the OC Board of Supervisors. A total of 2,200 iPads will be distributed to qualified older adults under the BDD program. County Orange County, Calif. Featured Resources Announcing 2022 Achievement Award Winners Achievement Award Category Human Services
    Bridging the Digital Divide for Older Adults
    May 1, 2022
    May 1, 2022, 12:00 am
2022 NACo Achievement Award Winner
Bridging the Digital Divide for Older Adults
Orange County, Calif.

About the Program

CATEGORY: Human Services
YEAR: 2022
Bridging the Digital Divide for Older Adults (BDD) is a program that aims to reduce isolation and increase access to virtual services for older adults in Orange County by providing eligible applicants with an iPad for individual use. The program also includes one-on-one onboarding support for participants who receive a device, as well as a subscription service for online training classes available to all older adults within the County, regardless of program eligibility. The program was created and launched in September 2021 by the County of Orange Office on Aging, in collaboration with the OC Senior Citizens’ Advisory Council and the OC Board of Supervisors. A total of 2,200 iPads will be distributed to qualified older adults under the BDD program.
Bridging the Digital Divide for Older Adults (BDD) is a program that aims to reduce isolation and increase access to virtual services for older adults in Orange County by providing eligible applicants with an iPad for individual use. The program also includes one-on-one onboarding support for participants who receive a device, as well as a subscription service for online training classes available to all older adults within the County, regardless of program eligibility. The program was created and launched in September 2021 by the County of Orange Office on Aging, in collaboration with the OC Senior Citizens’ Advisory Council and the OC Board of Supervisors. A total of 2,200 iPads will be distributed to qualified older adults under the BDD program. County Orange County, Calif. Featured Resources Announcing 2022 Achievement Award Winners Achievement Award Category Human Services
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