Charlie Mendoza, board chairman of NHCOA, said Cruz is the "right person at the right time" to serve the organization.
has the skills, the professional background and the empathy and understanding to help NHCOA
address the growing problems that face the elderly Hispanic population today," Mendoza
"Many Latino elderly are falling behind with technology," Mendoza
said."We need to help educate them by reaching out to them in their communities, churches and groups and teach them about computers so they can communicate with their families and government agencies on Medicare and other critical issues."
In Washington, Casa Iris will begin offering classes soon so Hispanic seniors can learn to use a computer."We're going to put 15 computers into Casa Iris and bring everyone there into the 21st century," Mendoza