The Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs is using technology to bring bingo, dancing and more online » Albuquerque Journal

The Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs is using technology to bring bingo, dancing and more online » Albuquerque Journal

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Sanchez mentioned seniors can tune into Fb, YouTube and GOV-TV (Comcast channel 16) to get again to a few of their favourite senior neighborhood programming in a digital, COVID-safe approach.

The net and television-based packages embody digital shows, health movies, Fb bingo, and even senior dances with stay music.

Every month, residents can tune into GOV-TV (Comcast channel 16) to look at “Daytime Dancing with Senior Affairs,” a televised senior dance that options stay music and socially distanced dancing by two couples.

The Albuquerque Division of Senior Affairs is providing bingo to seniors just about.

“These exhibits assist convey the favored senior dances into the residing rooms of residents,” Sanchez mentioned.

All senior dances observe COVID-safe practices, together with inviting couples, conserving anybody not from the identical family six ft aside and requiring masks.

The latest present aired Oct. 10, however is posted GOV-TV’s YouTube channel.

Each two weeks, Senior Affairs will host bingo on Fb stay, with the subsequent bingo periods happening at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 28.

These concerned about collaborating can decide up bingo playing cards from any of the 5 pick-up meal websites between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. the Monday earlier than stay BINGO or can electronic mail abencomo@cabq.gov for extra info. Then, tune into Fb.com/cabqseniors on the designated date and time to play. Prizes can be awarded to winners.

Every week, each the Senior Affairs Fb web page and YouTube channel can be up to date with movies on a variety of subjects, together with health, well being and how-to’s. Go to cabq.gov/seniors for extra info on upcoming occasions.

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