Technology for Older Adults
TechCONNECTT is a collaborative program of the Greenwich Commission on Aging and Greenwich Country Day School dedicated to improving digital and media literacy among Greenwich residents age 62 and older.
The TechCONNECTT program was created to address inequities in digital literacy, access to technology and barriers to online access for older adults.
TechCONNECTT strives to enhance communication and access to information, strengthen connection with others and the larger community and encourage engagement in programs and services that enrich and support aging-in-place.
Town of Greenwich residents age 62 and older that meet the following income criteria are eligible to submit an application for consideration. Eligibility for TechCONNECT is solely based on age (62+) and income. Assets are not considered.
Age eligible residents that are currently enrolled in, or receive benefits or services through the following programs are also eligible to apply:
- Medicare Savings Program
- Greenwich Department of Human Services
What do participants in the TechCONNECTT program receive?
All approved TechCONNECTT participants will receive the following:
- Free broadband installation of the primary residence (by Altice) and 1 year of free internet service.
- A new Tablet computer (maximum of 1 per household)
- 3 mandatory training sessions
All residents that meet the qualifying criteria for both age and income are welcome to submit a completed application for consideration to the Greenwich Commission on Aging.
Concerns or Questions?
Contact the Greenwich Commission on Aging at 203-862-6710 if you have any questions about the TechCONNECTT program or require a reasonable accommodation or assistance in submitting an application.