Myfriends online week, 19 - 25 March 2012

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Myfriends online week helps older people to discover the social side of the internet, learn the latest ways to make new friends and keep in touch with old friends and family. The next myfriends online week will take place 19 - 25 March 2012.

Register now to run an event during Myfriends online week 2012

If you love the social benefits of the internet and have access to a computer, laptop, tablet or internet enabled mobile phone, then you or your organisation can run a myfriends online week event to help people in later life in your local area to stay connected. 

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Interested in learning about the social side of the internet?

Then come along to myfriends online week event from 19-25 March 2012. 

Check and to find out if there’s a Myfriends online week event in your area by ringing Age UK on 0800 169 2081.

Events in Wales:

Tir Ynys Residential Complex, Felinfoel, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire SA15 3AP, e-mail taster session and Skype,  Wednesday 21 March, 2.00pm - 4.30pm.

To book, telephone Age Cymru Sir Gâr on 01554 784 080 or Communities 2.0 on 01554 752 355.  

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