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What is EBB?

The new Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) is a government program to help households struggling to pay for internet service. Aging Connected is helping seniors utilize this benefit.

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Upcoming Events

Free
Wed July 28 | EDT
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until 09/30/2021

Fit Fusion Workout

Online

Get your heart pumping during this fun, high-energy workout!
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Wed July 28 | EDT

Smart Cities

Online / By Phone

Come learn how the Internet of Things (IoT) technology is being integrated into even the most essential functions of cities across the globe. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC
Free
Wed July 28 | EDT

Twitter

Online

Come learn about Twitter’s important features as well as the social importance the service has gained over the last ten years and how you can access breaking news and important information even without signing up for a Twitter account. Hosted by Senior Planet North Country
Free Colorado Red Shirt Day
Wed July 28 | EDT
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until 09/30/2021

Colorado Connects – Lunch & Learn

Online / By Phone

Join this virtual gathering to hear how the Lunch & Learn group is doing! Hosted by Senior Planet Colorado

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Are you a senior who welcomes mingling with other generations who aren’t family? Try home sharing, Airbnb or college retirement communities.
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Is investing in cryptocurrency right for someone approaching retirement? Or ever?

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Digital Essentials for Caregivers

Here's a preview of Digital Essentials, a new, free program that teaches caregivers and care recipients 60+ to use tech to shop, get help and more. Register now!
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Abbey Moon, 76: Powering Through Life

Sponsored Athlete Abbey turned trauma into triumph through her mastery of powerlifting. She is determined to prove that strength, power, and confidence can be achieved at any age.
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More Seniors Achieve Digital Equity

A report on digital equity reveals a few welcome surprises.
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How do you feel about going back to Senior Planet centers in person? Fill out this short survey.

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TODAY: “How you can help your aging parents from afar”

NBC News correspondent Vicky Nguyen interviews Tom Kamber, Executive Director of OATS & Senior Planet, about our virtual programs, help hotline, and more.
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The New York Times: “Remote Learning Isn’t Just for Kids”

In this New York Times article, Kerry Hannon reports on how the internet has empowered adult learners by providing new online tools to ramp up education and training.
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KSAT 12 News: “Senior Planet launches series of virtual Day of the Dead events”

Senior Planet San Antonio's weeklong event series for Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is featured in this video report.
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The New York Times: “Recognize Misinformation on the Internet”

Senior Planet's "How to Spot Fake News" online lecture is featured in this new guide for older adults from The New York Times.

Social distancing doesn’t mean you have to be alone. Check out our growing Coronavirus Resource Guide.