News Flash Home
The original item was published from 11/12/2021 1:05:45 PM to 3/1/2022 12:00:07 AM.

News Flash

Senior Services

Posted on: November 12, 2021

[ARCHIVED] iPad & Tech Support with Cyber Seniors

Are you interested in receiving an iPad & tech support?


Logo</p><p>Description automatically generatedTimeline</p><p>Description automatically generated



Thanks to a Partnership with the URI Cyber-Seniors program, you could receive:

  • Free Apple iPad
  • Free Internet connection, if needed (for up to 1 year!)
  • Free in-person and/or phone or Zoom-based tech support from University of Rhode Island student mentors
  • Free daily online webinars & virtual activities through


This is URI Research. The purpose of this research is to evaluate the impacts of the URI Cyber-Seniors Program on technology use and social connectedness for older adults. The research will be conducted over the phone or at the senior/community center. 


* You must commit to completing surveys, at least bi-weekly support for 2-3 months, & an interview.   


You are eligible if you are:

  • 50 years of age & older
  • Interested in a technological device and/or internet connection & willing to take part in the study. 


Computer skills help you stay connected, informed, & healthy


Please call us at (401) 789-0268 ext. 2 if you are interested.


The principal investigator at URI for this project is Dr. Skye Leedahl, 401-874-4566,

 This research has been approved by The University of Rhode Island Institutional Review Board.

Facebook Twitter Email