Technology for 55+

We discuss how to effectively and safely use digital technology (smartphones, digital cameras,  tablets and computers) with those 55 and older who join our club.

Our 150 members can attend any of several sessions per month, held at Silver Threads Passmore Center, kitty corner to Tillicum Mall, south-east corner (click for map).  Scroll down for more articles.

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Cutting the Cord..

George presented Cutting the Cord September 23rd at the Computer Basics class.

In Victoria, those of us with near line of sight to a transmitting tower can use antennas for Over The Air transmission reception.  The slides show how.  Those without antenna reception can use streaming services over their internet connection.

Here is his slide show.

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Windows 10 Basics Revisited

September 16th presentation at Basic Computer class on Windows 10 Basics

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Minutes of Exec meeting Sept 3rd 2019

You can read the minutes here

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End of Support for Windows 7 – Should I Panic?

Here is Ed’s presentation of “End of support for Windows 7 – Should I Panic?” given September 9th at the Monday Computer Basic class

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Current Shared Interest Groups presentations Sept 5th 2019

  • Genealogy, led by Murray Strome – 3rd Thursday 9:30am
  • Camera group, led by Rick Lavoie – 4thThursday 10:am
  • Android group, led by George Bowden – 3rd Thursday 10:am
  • Apple group, led by Charles (Chas) Martin – 2nd Thursday 10:am

Always check the club calendar for cancellations and times

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Lesson on Perspective Shown at the Camera Group

Here is a link to the article Rick presented on improving depth perception using lines of perspective

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Spirits Not Dampened by Rain at Annual Potluck Picnic

When: Wednesday, August 21 2019, Potluck at Noon .  So much for the forecast — rain joined us promptly at 11 and left promptly at the picnic’s end , 2pm… oh well, no wasps this year!!!

Where: At the Government House Bandshell on the east lawn, 1401 Rockland Avenue.  If you require seating, please bring your own chairs. Click here for Google map,  

Currently, Members are bringing

  • one BBQ chicken – George
  • coleslaw – Murray
  • vegan casserole – Dawn
  • potato salad – Rick L.
  • green salad – Elma
  • vegies – Marcia
  • vegies – Beverly
  • mixed vegetable salad – Jane
  • second bbq chicken – Fran
  • … email and I will add your contributions to this list …


  • Socializing, Potluck begins. Entrees and Salads preferred over desserts.
  • NOTE: Alcoholic beverage consumption, dogs, BBQs and smoking prohibited.

The club will supply Cake / Pop / Ice / Plates.

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Minutes of May 6 Exec meeting

Held Monday May 6, 2019 at 12:30 Continue reading

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Create a calendar from Web Sources

Here is Geeorge’s presentation

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Tracking your Money using GNUCash

Here is the link to June 17th presentation by Ed Prior

Tracking your Money using GNUCash

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