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in Lifelong Learning

Maximize Your iPad's Potential

$35

with BoomerTECH Adventures

Learn to increase your capabilities to communicate, create, and connect by mastering your iPad’s features. This course covers navigating your iPad, its Camera and Photos apps, the options available in Settings, ways to communicate through writing and video, plus how to answer and make phone calls. Plus, you will learn about the apps that came already loaded on your iPad like the Calendar and Siri, your virtual assistant. It is important that you have updated to iOS 15; but don’t worry—if you don’t know how, we will show you the steps. Finally, you will also learn about accessibility features that are helpful for folks with finger mobility, sight, or hearing difficulties.

For more information on BoomerTECH Adventures Click HERE

Open Enrollment - take it when you want! These classes are online/videos, on demand so once you register for it, you can watch it as much as you'd like!

Medicare 101

Free

with EAAA Staff

Are you ro someone you know turning 65 and have questions about Medicare? When it begins, how much does it cost? Eastern Area Agency on Aging (EAAA)offers free education classes to inform you about Medicare and the important choices you have. 

Zoom classes are available every 3rd Thursday of the month, 1:30-2:30pm. Registration is required through EAAA.

CALL 1-800-43207812 or 941-2865 to register. 

More Hidden Gems in Your iPhone/iPad

$35

with BoomerTECH Adventures

In our basic course on “hidden gems,” we explored: tracking, slide to type, customizing your control center, and accessing the built-in scanner among other cool features. In this level 2 course, we delve into the additional secrets of our iPhones and iPads. Learn how to set up helpful widgets, control text size, choose an interesting Siri sidekick, access important privacy features, and more. You’ll definitely increase your understanding of the intricacies of your iPhone and/or iPad at the conclusion of this course.

For more information on BoomerTECH Adventures Click HERE

Open Enrollment - take it when you want! These classes are online/videos, on demand so once you register for it, you can watch it as much as you'd like!

Multi-Lingual Learners

Free

with Michelle Brzezowski

This class is for people who know little or no English, and want to improve basic speaking and listening skills.  We will work on vocabulary, pronunciation, comprehension, and conversation. 

This is an in-person class and you can join anytime during the year after an initial meeting with a student advisor.

If you're interested in learning more about this offering, please stop by our office, call 207-288-4703, or email us at mdiae@mdirss.org more information. 

Take Fabulous Photos of the Flora and Fauna in Your World

$35

with BoomerTECH Adventures

This course shows you how to take beautiful photos of flowers, plants, and wildlife. Four easy-to-follow videos demonstrate and give examples of each of the topics which include: Using focus, exposure and HDR features to capture the beauty of your surroundings; ways to avoid blurry images; tips for composing your images; and editing options that turn so-so images into stunning images. In addition to the instructional videos, we have several articles with useful information to build your repertoire of photographic strategies. This course is made for you if you want to learn to use your camera or significantly upgrade your skills and abilities.

For more information on BoomerTECH Adventures Click HERE

Open Enrollment - take it when you want! These classes are online/videos, on demand so once you register for it, you can watch it as much as you'd like!

Taking Awesome Pictures with your iPhone/iPad Camera

$35

with BoomerTECH Adventures

This is a step-by-step guide to taking beautiful photos, appropriate for novice photographers and anyone who wants to significantly upgrade their photography skills. Students will learn to take photos, portraits, slo-motion, panos, and more. Also students will learn about camera settings for proper focus and exposure, High Dynamic Range, and picture composition.

For more information on BoomerTECH Adventures Click HERE

Open Enrollment - take it when you want! These classes are online/videos, on demand so once you register for it, you can watch it as much as you'd like!

The Female Brain on Stress

$27

with Carole Freeman

This is a self-paced, on-demand class. A link and code will be emailed to you after registration. 

This course is designed to help women understand how stress affects them differently than men. It explains how women’s brains are wired to react to physical danger and life-threatening situations, and how this can impact their perception of reality and stress responses. The course also provides insights into how women can use their unique talents to approach stress in a healthy way.

Unlock Safari's Secrets on Your Mac in Just 5 Lessons

$35

with BoomerTECH Adventures

Yes, we know elephants aren't the type of safari this class is about - but it caught your eye, didn't it?

Doing basic internet searches on Safari is fairly straightforward. However, within Safari there are many options most of us never explore. Join us for five lessons that will unlock the secrets of Safari: options contained in the top menu, choices provided on the opening screen, tips for more efficient searching, possibilities hidden within the share feature, and a demo of why you want to click on the AA button. After completing the five lessons you will truly know the ins and out of Safari.

For more information on BoomerTECH Adventures Click HERE

Open Enrollment - take it when you want! These classes are online/videos, on demand so once you register for it, you can watch it as much as you'd like!





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