The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has expanded its partnership with GetSetUp, an online learning and discovery platform designed for older adults to combat social isolation and keep older adults mentally, physically and socially active. It provides Michigan residents age 50 and older an additional 500,000 free virtual classes across a range of topics.
Classes are taught in English, Spanish, Hindi and Mandarin by older adults on a highly interactive, custom-built video platform where participants can connect during and between classes. Programs can be accessed anywhere via smartphones, tablets or computers. For those seeking to learn more about how to use devices to access the resources, GetSetUp offers a selection of classes on topics about how to use smartphones and tablets, as well as how to use popular software programs and apps.