(PRWEB) September 28, 2011
Computers and the internet are integral to daily life and society today. Fear of computers and the internet is a huge threat to older, 50+ Americans. Seniors without basic computer literacy skills are at danger to suffer from isolation and depression.
As an organization dedicated to teaching computer skills to older Americans, this book series will be invaluable in helping your reach your goal to create computer literate and confident senior citizens.
Over 200,000 copies sold!
The Visual Steps books feature:
- Large, easy-to-read type
- Instruction in a friendly, fun and hands-on manner
- Easy to understand, visually-oriented, step-by-step instructions
- Extensive screen shots and illustrations
- Practical information, tips and hints
- Special techniques for do-it-yourself error correcting
- Follow-up exercises to reinforce new skills and build confidence
Geographical distance from family and friends, increased issues with mobility, the complexities of health and finance issues and feeling up-to-date and connected are all issues facing seniors which can be easily and effectively addressed by learning basic computer skills.
Computer literacy allows seniors to:
- Stay connected with family, especially grandchildren
- Correspond with far flung friends
- Develop social connections
- Use the internet to gain lifesaving health information
- Games and entertainment
- Banking and business transactions
Visual Steps guides are an inexpensive and highly-effective way to help anyone age 50+ gain the confidence and skills they want and need. Used in many senior programs across the country, these books can augment or possibly replace your current teaching materials.
Visual Steps books cover operating systems including Windows 7, Windows 10, XP and Vista, Microsoft Office 2010 and 2007 and there are titles devoted to online applications like Google and photo editing with programs like Picasa. For a complete listing and more information about Visual Steps guides, please visit http://www.visualsteps.com.
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