Author Archives: George Bowden

File & Document Management  –  Quick Primer  

Rick summarizes file management in Windows at the Seniors SIG The Mouse

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End-of-Lease Pot Luck Tuesday April 25th noon to 4pm

The April monthly meeting is at the clubhouse, NOT at Silver Threads, and will be an end-of-lease potluck, on Tuesday, April 25th, noon to 4. This is an opportunity to see what is available for sale and for free before the lease … Continue reading

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Security 2017 for the Seniors Group

The first half was presented to the Seniors Group on April 10th, up to the middle of slide 5. See http://tinyurl.com/mj2rx54 April 17th we will finish the second half

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Backups, second time around

The slides for the  Seniors SIG presentation March 20th on computer backups can be found here, at http://tinyurl.com/mu5fla8.  March 27th we will cover slides 16 to the end.

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Presentation March 28th : Seniors’ Services in Greater Victoria.

According to the 2011 census, the total number of seniors (65+) in Greater Victoria was 18.4 % of the total population. This is above the national proportion of seniors (14.8%) and the provincial share of seniors (15.7%). With the significant number … Continue reading

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March Photo Shoots

Ross Bay Cemetery When:  Wednesday March 8th, 10:00 am Meet at the corner of Dallas Road and Memorial Cres. (by the washrooms) Lunch at Ross Bay Pub, 7 – 1516 Fairfield Rd Ogden Point Breakwater When:  NEW DATE!!  Wednesday March … Continue reading

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Training Survey

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Bodies in the Bathroom, Bottom of the Stairs

If you fall in the bathroom, you may be in for a terrible time trying to raise a neighbour. To counter this, “Fall Alert” devices, worn on the wrist or around the neck, can be rented for about $40 per month … Continue reading

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Smart phones at Seniors SIG

George presented Smart Phones at the Seniors SIG Jan. 30.  The slide show can be viewed here.  Included were Cell phone evolution ​Phone relationships: Love ‘em or Hate ‘em Smartphone Uses Choosing a smart phone Wireless communications Smart phone sensors … Continue reading

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Feb 28th Presentation – The Importance of Computer Security in our Daily Lives

In our era, most of us are connected to the internet almost all the time. Although this connectivity brings a lot of opportunity for all of us, it raises unprecedented threats for some of us too. In this talk, we … Continue reading

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