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Topic - Mary Wardrett
It's the ultimate challenge in Internet dating - getting senior citizens hooked up with the Web. Connected Living is one company trying to teach seniors, many with limited Internet experience, how to log on, use social media and connect to families and the outside world.
"I really was just sitting at home doing crossword puzzles, reading stories and watching the TV before," she said. "Now, I can do other things."
"The computer helps stimulate your mind," she said. "It gives you a new outlook on life. I've learned how to go online, go on Google, go on email, write stories. I'm glad to get into this program."