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 Wednesday, December 29, 2010

"We are celebrating today the entry of 150,000 seniors to the digital age”, this was highlighted by the executive director of the National Social Ensurance Adminstration  (ANSES), Diego Bossio, by giving computers to the senior centers and pensioners across the country.

"In Anses we work hard for our retirees, so they can access to more benefits and facilities", said Bossio, who also presented medals to recognize employees who worked over 30 years in this institution.

The official referred to the program of access to computers for seniors and pensioners of Anses: Grandparents PC 2010”, which provides to beneficiaries the possibility to access to a personal loan, by the National Bank, and provides the necessary training to use this technology.

Also, through an agreement signed between Anses, the National Bank of Argentina and Microsoft, there was created a fund for the donation of computers to senior centers which belongs to the Training and Social Integration Program, which has already received over 350 computers throughout the country. Thus, “we are in the way to consolidate the process of inclusion of older adults, improves the access to benefits and Anses digital services", said Bossio.

The official also presented medals and certificates to the employees that worked in Anses 30, 35, 40 and 45 years, and special mentions were given to workers nearing retirement. "This award is for those with a vocation of service and effort, leaving the soul and heart in Anses since long time”, said Bossio.

(Source: Secretaría de Medios de Comunicación – Argentina)

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