With no scope for meeting fellow members, senior citizen associations have turned to webinars and online shows to keep themselves entertained
Prior to the world as we know it came to a grinding halt and the new normal became loading up on sanitisers and not venturing out without wearing masks, Dr P Vyasamoorthy was part of not one, but three senior citizen associations where he played an active role in arranging discussions, bringing in guest speakers and initiating new members.
Post-pandemic, all meetings of Senior Citizen Forum, All India Senior Citizens Confederation, Senior Citizens Forum, Association of Senior Citizens, Aasara, Telangana United Federation of Senior Citizens Associations, Indian Society of U3As; organisations he is part of have gone online. “We started conducting webinars online within months of the lockdown.
Initially, we had our hiccups as many members were not tech-savvy. There were many instances of camera…