Entertainment Online During Shelter At Home

Stuck at home away from friends… so what to do? Check out some mostly free online services and content you may not know well. (click on title)

AARP – Great Place For Seniors, information and entertainment of all kinds

Youtube

Youtube is a library of videos people upload, right? But this service has matured into a treasure trove of music, training, how-tos, education, news, and so much more including professional offerings like old television clips and newsreels. Search by your favorite musician, hobby, next project, actor, missed video news clip, or historic event. See all of the many choices that appear ready for a ten minute viewing.

Free Online Education

Always wanted to take a class you never got around to doing? There are many free online courses available in almost any subject. This article mentions some of the best.

Board Games

Don’t be afraid of online services, but be aware they are a business. Use common sense and do not “download” a game unless you fully trust the site. (Download brings up an ‘install on your computer’ prompt)

AARP Games – Word, Mahjongg, Solitaire, Arcade, etc.
Chess
Jigsaw Puzzles
Wordgames
Scrabble
Mahjongg

Cards & Dice Games

Bridge
Blackjack
Pinochle
Bunco

Blogging

Elderchicks – Senior women discussing…

Books

Amazon – Paper and online books
Amazon – Download books to read on computer or phone
Powells – Portland’s best!
Book Clubs

Zoom Online Visits

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