Dear Baby Boomer, Senior, Caregiver or anyone else that is looking to use YouTube personally.
Believe it or not, technology was so much simpler when I first started training residents in the local Assisted Living Facilities back in 2009. They learned about the computer, getting online and email. Now a days before we can even get to the Internet or email they have to learn how to operate their smart phones and tablets and get a feel for this technology known as the touch screen. Not to mention all the Social Media sites they have to learn about just to keep up with their children and grandchildren. teaching them about their smart phones and tablets (all have different phones and operating systems at that) it’s the different smart phones and tablets that are available, the different email platforms you can use and all the Social Media sites that their children and grandchildren are on now. There is so much new technology thrown at them no wonder they have no idea where to start.
With all there is to teach I have to say that the YouTube class has to be in the top 3 of my most favorite classes to teach. Why you might ask? When you have an older lady ask you if she will be able to listen to the song her mom use to sing to her when she was younger and you answer yes; you see the giddiness in her smile and a spark light up in her eyes.
Or you tell the older gentleman that loves to dance he can jam out to his favorite songs of old whenever he would like to, you see the skip come back in his step.
Or when you witness a grandmother watch her granddaughter on YouTube singing for the first time and she can hardly contain the tears, it does something to you.
This is why I’m so passionate about teaching this YouTube Course!
What does YouTube offer the Baby Boomer or Senior?
Watch How To tutorials for your favorite Hobbies: Cooking, Golfing, Collecting, Sewing, Quilting, Sports – you name it and YouTube has it
Escape reality and connect with their memories – Music brings a healing power like no other especially for patients with dementia and Alzheimer’s as well as those battling depression and loneliness
A way to travel the world without leaving their room – Subscribe to the world travelers and go on virtual adventures with them. See new places! Experience the sights and sounds this world has to offer!
Learn new interest – Always been interested in something but didn’t know who to ask? Well now you do, ask YouTube and I guarantee you you’ll learn a ton of new and exciting things
Did you know that there is Healing Power in Music and for those with Dementia, Alzheimer’s, depression and loneliness, it can be their lifeline to the life they remember?
Music is an escape and can also be healing power for those with dementia, Alzheimer and other diseases.
Refuse to grow old in the spirit
Why learning YouTube is so needed for the older generation and how it can help them with loneliness, depression, dementia and Alzheimer’s.
Music can not only improve the mood of people with neurological diseases, it can boost cognitive skills and reduce the need for antipsychotic drugs.
YouTube is a tool that helps us keep in touch with those we care about and for
You Will Learn How To:
- Create an account quickly and easily
- Personalize your account
- Become familiar with YouTube’s Home page
- Determine if you have an account or channel and why you’ll need to create a channel to get the optimal user experience
- Create a channel
- Subscribe to channels so that you don’t miss your favorite videos
- Create Playlist of your favorite songs so you can play them continuously
- Save videos to watch later – great for when you’re in a position where you can’t watch a video but don’t want to miss it
- Search for your favorite music or artist and play your favorite songs