Get the latest delivered to your inbox
Privacy Policy

Now Reading

Cadence Cork Partners With Age Action To Promote Digital Literacy

Cadence Cork Partners With Age Action To Promote Digital Literacy

Published 12-04-23

Submitted by Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

Collage of images of groups of people holding certificates.

Employees of our Cadence Cork team recently volunteered to be part of an exciting journey with our learners from Age Action. Age Action is Ireland's leading advocacy organization for older people and aging. The organization provides practical programs to support older people in overcoming their digital nervousness through their Care and Repair, Getting Started, and Information Service programs.

As part of Age Action's Getting Started program, Cadence employees conducted one-to-one training in digital literacy, supporting older people in getting online, or using their smart device with confidence. Each Cadence volunteer committed to devoting two hours per week for a block of five weeks. There were 10 volunteers with a one-to-one mapping to 10 learners.

Internet and smart devices have become a necessity for every age group in this digital era. During our sessions, we realized that training people who grew up long before the Internet and social media era can be challenging. However, the learners were passionate about learning, and by the end of the program they were happy with what they had achieved.

Quotes from two participants in the program.

We, as volunteers, customized our training based on our learner’s needs. By the end of the program, all learners were a lot more confident about using smart devices. It was indeed an enriching experience for Cadence employees and a golden opportunity to be part of this noble cause.

Above are a few comments from the individuals who were involved in this noble cause.

For more information on Age Action and their mission, check out their website and see how you can get involved.

Want to Subscribe?

Visit the“Corporate and Culture” blog channel and click on Subscribe at the top. After submitting your email address, you will immediately receive an email to activate your subscription. Once you complete the request, new blog post notifications will be delivered to your mailbox.

Quotes from three participants in the program.


cadence logo

Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

Cadence is a pivotal leader in electronic design, building upon more than 30 years of computational software expertise. The company applies its underlying Intelligent System Design strategy to deliver software, hardware and IP that turn design concepts into reality. Cadence customers are the world’s most innovative companies, delivering extraordinary electronic products from chips to boards to systems for the most dynamic market applications, including consumer, hyperscale computing, 5G communications, automotive, mobile, aerospace, industrial and healthcare. For seven years in a row, Fortune magazine has named Cadence one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. Learn more at

More from Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

Join today and get the latest delivered to your inbox