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Eagle's Trace to Host AT&T Reconnect Tour to Educate Residents About Mobile Technology

November 27, 2012

HOUSTON, TX---For Ruth Herman, the day begins with "turning on the computer and ends with turning it off." She uses her tablet to send email to friends, her smart phone to text her family and her e-book reader when traveling. Ms. Herman is not a busy college student.  Shes a tech-savvy retiree of 86. And shell be one of eighty residents and guests of Eagles Trace retirement community attending the AT&T* Reconnect Tour, a partnership with Senior TechRALLY™, as part of its 15-city tour offering seniors a fresh perspective on smartphones, tablets and wireless technology. The event will take place on Friday, November 30th from 10am-3pm.  Eagles Trace is located at 14703 Eagle Vista Road, Houston TX 77077. Now in its second year, the AT&T Reconnect Tour is the most interactive mobile tech workshop ever created for seniors.  Each workshop takes place over a full day.  Participants will learn about topics including text messaging, apps, video calling, e-books and photo sharing.  Specially trained instructors will lead the sessions, walking attendees through the basic functions of a smart phone and tablet to teach seniors ways to stay connected to family and friends. Among the devices available for demonstrations are the Pantech Flex, an Android smart phone that offers users a dual experience system that runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), and the Pantech Element, an affordable 4G LTE tablet that is waterproof*. Additional information may be found at *Waterproof against incidental exposure to water when all ports (incl. USB and earphone ports) are tightly closed. NOT designed or intended for in water use. Submersible up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes. Waterproof based on IP57 rating. About Eagles Trace: Eagles Trace, managed and developed by Erickson Living, is a retirement community that provides worry-free living for Americas seniors-the countrys fastest growing population segment.  Erickson Livings financial value and predictable monthly service fees provide residents across the country financial peace of mind.  Comprehensive health and wellness services, integrated into our continuum of care, lead to demonstrated resident benefits.  A robust complement of resident programs and facilities promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  For more information, please visit