May 26, 2015

Partners & Affiliates

Partners

AARP is the largest interest and advocacy group in the US for those 50 and older. The partnership gives T4T access to AARP’s instructional resources for seniors, and expands the communication channels for promoting T4T’s mission and events across Vermont to AARP’s membership and beyond. T4T also works with the AARP national office to provide feedback on their curriculum and help shape its evolution, while also gaining insight into AARP’s next generations of technology instruction.
 
Age Well is committed to helping individuals age well, we reduce barriers by providing access to healthy meals, in-home care and community resources. Delivered by staff members and over 1,000 incredible volunteers, our sought-after services are designed to meet the diverse needs of our clients, their families and caregivers. We do not charge for services provided. As a nonprofit, we rely on donations and encourage clients to contribute if they are able to do so.

 

AT&T aspires to be the most admired and valuable company in the world. Their goal is to enrich customers' personal lives and to make their businesses more successful by bringing to market exciting and useful communications services. Connecting you to your world, everywhere you live and work. AT&T's partnership with Technology for Tomorrow will provide them with an opportunity to directly impact their local community. Bringing the world closer one person at a time. AT&T staff members will be volunteering their time to teach technology workshops in South Burlington, Winooski, and Montpelier.
Burlington School District and Technology For Tomorrow have teamed up to create computer literacy courses for Parent University, a program to enrich, empower and engage new American families with students in the Burlington After School Program. These courses assist families in achieving a higher level of parental involvement in their child’s education, as well as facilitating opportunities for parents to develop new skills. T4T is hosted computer literacy courses for the fall 2015 and spring 2016 semesters and continues to partner with Parent University for a variety of community initiatives.
The Center on Aging at the University of Vermont's goal is to promote a sense of well-being and a high quality of life for older adults. Through partnership with The Center on Aging, Technology For Tomorrow has created an ongoing relationship with Queen City Memory Café, a monthly activity for people with varying degrees of memory loss, specifically Alzheimer’s and Dementia. T4T has forged inter-generational relationships with participants through conversation, and tech education.

 

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at UVM have partnered with T4T to provide educational workshops to seniors on the topics of hearing accessibility features and devices. The students of the UVM CSD Department are passionate and driven students dedicated to improving the lives of those dealing with communication disorders.  T4T's ongoing partnership with these students give the students the opportunity to put the skills they are learning in the classroom to into "real world" practice, and allows participants access to much-needed information about hearing loss and available assistive technology.

 

Keurig Green Mountain is a industry giant with small town roots.  Keurig strives to give back to the communities it's in through a variety of channels.  To enable their employees an opportunity to work within the community, Keurig provides the Community Action For Employees program, better known as CAFE, which allows every full-time Keurig Green Mountain employee up to 52 paid volunteer hours each year.  Technology for Tomorrow is proud to partner with a business that understand the importance of giving back and enables its employees through company culture. Look for Keurig employees at the next T4T workshop you attend!

 

Small Dog Electronics is an Apple Product and Service provider.   Employing highly trained specialists, the Small Dog team works and consults one-on-one with consumers to ensure they get the most out of their Apple products.  Small Dog provides classes and consulting services for consumers in-store and at home.  With stores in Waitsfield,  South Burlington, and Rutland it doesn't take long for a Small Dog employee to be "By Your Side."  By partnering, Small Dog and Technology for Tomorrow are better able to serve communities across Vermont through technological workshops led by T4T and the more personalized, one-on-one consulting services provided by Small Dog.

 

Techboomers aims to improve the quality of life for older adults and other inexperienced technology users by empowering them to learn how to use popular and trusted websites and Internet-based applications. Through our partnership with TechBoomers, T4T expands its instructional resources across a broad range of tech topics. TechBoomers tutorials are the basis for many of T4T’s curriculum presentations.

 

Founded in 2006, TLC is locally owned and operated by licensed and certified healthcare professionals. TLC is the area’s premier in-home and senior care provider. We strive to maintain a higher standard of licensed, bonded, and professional care and employ a staff of over 300 healthcare professionals throughout New Hampshire and Vermont. TLC is focused on providing compassionate care to our treasured seniors, affording them the best quality of life possible, and delivering flexible staffing solutions to the healthcare industry.

 

University of Vermont Medical Center, formerly Fletcher Allen, is part of The University of Vermont Health Network, a five-hospital network serving patients and their families in Vermont and northern New York. UVMMC and Technology for Tomorrow are partnering to bring information about the MyHealth Online program to aging Vermonters through grass-roots education initiatives.

 

Since its inception in 2006, the objective of the Vermont Elder Resource Group, Inc. has been to better serve the Vermont senior population and their families by building connections between professionals in an array of disciplines. In October of 2007, the Organization became incorporated as a non-profit corporation. Technology for Tomorrow is an active member of VERG and proud to work with and support this group of professionals.

Affiliates

These affiliates support our programs and provide guidance & inspiration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interested in becoming a partner or affiliate? E-mail our Program Manager.