Key Takeaways:

Times sure have changed with social distancing. Many of us haven’t been able to enjoy some of our favorite experiences as we attempt to do our part to limit the spread of COVID-19 Not being able to go shopping or deliver gifts without putting people at risk can make gift-giving a bit harder.

However, there has never been a better time to gift — an experience. Experiences make excellent gifts because they are lifelong memories that stay with us forever, and can go on to teach us a new skill, help us learn something more about ourselves, or help us discover a new passion.

GetSetUp provides remote live training on online tools and apps geared towards the 50+ demographic. Many 50+ adult learners are often less tech-savvy than younger members of the population and are especially vulnerable to being disconnected. GetSetUp classes focus on fun engaging activities from touring museums virtually to health and wellbeing classes with topics such as meditation or healthy eating.

GetSetUp offers Guides to train their peers in online tools and other classes to help them feel more independent, up-to-date, healthier and happier. Classes are taught as overviews, small groups, or one-to-one classes so that students learn at their own pace in a supportive environment with peers to socialize and share ideas with. These classes help to ensure learners understand tools, apps, and technologies to ensure confidence, ease of use, and independence that ultimately lead to greater overall wellbeing.

Check out these 25 great reasons to give a GetSetUp Class as your next gift!

Photo by Hans Vivek on Unsplash
Photo by Hans Vivek on Unsplash
  1. Many people over the age of 55 are not tech-savvy and are feeling isolated right now. Help them connect!
  2. This Diwali, give your loved ones the gift of lifelong learning.
  3. Help your neighbor learn new skills.
  4. Family and friends want to hear from everyone and even better, see them!
  5. Humans are social beings. We all need to see each other regularly. Help a beloved elder connect.
  6. People, even if they do not live alone, are feeling isolated. Bring them together.
  7. People feel more confident and happier if they are productive.
  8. Psychology experts say that learning should be a lifelong process. Give someone the ability to keep learning.
  9. These days productivity seems to revolve around tech stuff. Prove tech-savviness through live classes at learner’s own pace.
  10. Entertainment is more varied and interesting when shared with others!
  11. Assure learning on how older adults can care for their minds and bodies through healthy living.
  12. Quarantine means global museums, symphonies, ballets, and theater are all available at the click of a finger. Give the opportunity to share Diwali music from your living room.
  13. GetSetup guides are kind and patient making learners feel right at home.
  14. Guides let learners learn at their own speed. Learn at one’s own pace; there is no race.
  15. Guides answer all questions and welcome questions.
  16. We offer classes that get learners started and let them take control when they are ready.
  17. We provide the foundation for learners to take control of tools like Gmail or Meditation.
  18. We make sure learners have solid foundations so they continue to grow.
  19. Teach grandparents how to connect with grand kids.
  20. Everyone contributes and an engaging community is formed.
  21. Tech-savvy individuals can pursue their interests in more advanced classes.
  22. Gift the ability to follow passions by learning to be one’s own researcher.
  23. It’s fun! This Diwali, return the love and sign your parents up for fun classes!
  24. Meet new people.
  25. Learn new skills.

These are just 25 of our favorite reasons to give GetSetUp as your next gift. However, if you need more sign up for our newsletter to learn even more of the exciting reasons why GetSetUp experiences make exceptional gifts.

May 21, 2022

Classes by:

Liz Miller

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