Gift of technology to help seniors

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — Senior citizens residing in two local apartment communities will get full Wi-Fi connections for the first time thanks to the work of a local organization focused on making neighborhood connections.

After hearing numerous reports of social isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic and reasoning the effect on those in senior community without access to the internet must be worse, members of Shenendehowa Neighbors Connecting (SNC) decided to do something about it.

The organization applied for, and was awarded a $4,000 grant that will give more than 100 seniors living in the Shenendehowa School District free Wi-Fi for the next two years.

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