Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 12/18/2020

GetSetUp: Learning to Stay Connected with Loved Ones During COVID Through Technology


Us for an interactive conversation and demo with the team who created GetSetUp, a mission-driven education technology company dedicated to teaching older adults today's technology.

GetSetUp, an online community that helps older adults to learn new skills, access new experiences and connect with each other. All classes are taught live by older adults who are retired educators or professionals. 

Chat Transcript

12:04:36     From  Lu Carlson : Yes, podcast please!!! I will be all over it. Steve, you're such a rockstar.

12:05:13     From  Wendy Zenker : I'm glad that Steve mentioned that we could share openings.  We are looking for a part-time (10 hours/week) Member Services Specialist to help us talk to prospective seniors that are interested in membership in Arlington Neighborhood Village (in Arlington VA).  My email is wendyzenker@arlnvil.org if you want to learn more. It will be on our website soon. (www.arlnvil.org)

12:06:17     From  Wendy Zenker : Steve - can you share link for survey?

12:06:46     From  Ken Silverstein : Happy Holidays—Ken Silverstein, AlfredHouse Assisted Living—ksilverstein@alfredhouse.com, 240-535-0597, We are accepting new residents at this time

12:06:55     From  Sophia Ross : Happy Friday everyone! Sophia Ross here, from Capitol Hill Village in Washington DC. I manage our social media, website, and lgbt grant. Our website is: https://capitolhillvillage.org/ and my contact is sross@captiolhillvillage.org

12:07:11     From  Amanda Max : Hello. My name is Amanda Max. I am the Sales Director for The Providence Fairfax, a NEW assisted living and memory care community coming to Fairfax in March 2021. We can be reached at 571-396-0500 / amax@watermarkcommunities.com 

12:08:34     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Here is the everbeat remote patient monitoring link complete the survey and get 10 KN95 masks FREE https://everbeat.org/homemonitoring

12:09:50     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : You can check out the site at https://www.getsetup.io/

12:16:05     From  Loretta Vitale Saks   to   All panelists : how are you funded if you don’t charge users — it all sounds super

12:20:13     From  Ada Horsfall   to   All panelists : Ada Horsfall, Director of Care Management at Lifematters. We provide care management and social engagement concierge services in MD, DC & VA. Our services include healthcare advocacy, guardianship, homecare, skilled nursing. 301-615-0616 ahorsfall@lifemattersusa.com

12:20:23     From  Manushi Patel   to   All panelists : Manushi Patel, Long Term Services MDOA

12:20:30     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : welcome Ada Horsfall, Director of Care Management at Lifematters. We provide care management and social engagement concierge services in MD, DC & VA. Our services include healthcare advocacy, guardianship, homecare, skilled nursing. 301-615-0616 ahorsfall@lifemattersusa.com

12:20:42     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : welcome Manushi Patel, Long Term Services MDOA

12:21:50     From  Spencer Garrett : Good Afternoon, Spencer Garrett Managing Partner for Wellness Technology, CMAG Health Solutions. We utilize technology to help families provide remote support to seniors aging in place. If you would like to know more, let’s connect. spencer@cmaghealth.com, 410-517-2624 opt 5

12:24:03     From  Beverly Bugos PhD : Add both chair yoga and regular yoga.

12:26:09     From  Jennifer Late : Hello, Jennifer Late from Lifecare Affordability Plan, jlate@seia.com, https://lifecareaffordability.com/

12:27:08     From  Beverly Bugos PhD : Hi Beverly Bugos PhD, Consultant, bbugos@alum.MIT.edu

12:28:37     From  Beverly Bugos PhD : Also many here like Tai Chi

12:30:16     From  Jennifer Brown : Hi Everyone!  Happy Holidays - Best Wishes for health and peace in the New Year.   Jennifer Brown - Community Relations Manager - Seabury Care Management - Seabury Resources for Aging - jmbrown@seaburyresources.org - 202-364-0020  - let's connect!

12:31:25     From  Joanne Johnson   to   All panelists : Harmony at Chantilly here . IL AL MC. We do offer chair yoga and I am certified for chair Zumba.

12:31:30     From  Joanne Johnson   to   All panelists : Joanne Johnson

12:31:45     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Harmony at Chantilly here . IL AL MC. We do offer chair yoga and I am certified for chair Zumba.

Joanne Johnson

12:36:43     From  Janet Gritz   to   All panelists : fantastic! can’t wait to use it myself and tell others about it!

12:37:18     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Email paul at paul@getsetup.io

12:38:44     From  Ada Horsfall   to   All panelists : Lifematters is looking to hire a self-motivated care manager. Send referrals to 301-615-0616 

12:39:13     From  deb merriner : are your classes just during the day or do you offer evening courses? Deb Merriner, Buckley’s for Seniors

12:39:28     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Lifematters is looking to hire a self-motivated care manager. Send referrals to 301-615-0616

12:40:08     From  Janet Gritz   to   All panelists : If you’re looking for a stroke support group facilitator, let me know. I’m a Speech-Language Pathologist in Maryland with extensive experience in this area. email me at janetgslp@comcast.net.

12:40:25     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : paul@getsetup.io

12:42:09     From  deb merriner : Weekend classes available? Deb, Buckley’s

12:50:45     From  Janet Gritz   to   All panelists : I missed the first few minutes. Can users connect from both computers and mobile devices?

12:50:48     From  deb merriner : Great resources to know about! Thanks so much! Deb Merriner, Buckley’s for Seniors, 703.390.0535

12:51:26     From  ABIOLA BAJERE : Thank you Steve and Dr. Morillo.  Nice presentation with a lot of informations.  Happy holidays to everyone.

12:52:18     From  Joanne Johnson   to   All panelists : Thank-YOU! Steve - I would love to chat with you--- maybe have you help us with guest speakers.

12:52:20     From  Lori Marks : Thank you and Happy Holidays, everyone! Lori Marks, Link Generations lori@linkgenerations.org

12:52:27     From  Phyllis Dillinger   to   All panelists : Thank you Steve and Dr. Morillo.  Happy holidays to everyone.

12:52:27     From  Jane Hughes for Silverado Alexandria   to   All panelists : Thank you and have a nice weekend!  Jane Hughes, Silverado Memory Care

12:53:07     From  Beverly Bugos PhD : Happy Holidays to everyone!  Stay safe and happy.


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