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Support group helps older adults put technology to use

Support group helps older adults put technology to use

Older adults are turning off their fear of technology and turning on new electronic devices with help from the support group Retired and Wired. "It all started with a member of the parish, Mary Lou Sheppard," said the Rev. John Rudolph, who leads the group's meetings at St. John's United Methodist Church in Hampstead. "She had gotten a new Kindle and she asked me if she could come to the parsonage and if I could help her with it. While she was there I said, 'I bet there are others who have questions or need guidance.'" Sheppard said she told Rudolph, "We need to have a tablet party." "It was going to be a one-time thing, but then...

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