Questions? Call our dedicated help hotline: 888-713-3495

OATS & Senior Planet are excited to support and provide resources for older adult caregivers and recipients of care to help navigate and understand the digital world. The videos below demonstrate how digital tools and platforms make everyday tasks easier and can be used to improve physical and mental well-being. These resources are a part of a CDC Foundation project, utilizing donor funds from the flexible COVID-19 Response Fund, designed to help during the pandemic and beyond.

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Digital Essentials

Online Safety

Understand best practices for navigating the internet safely and securely

Facebook Groups

Connect and converse with other caregivers and recipients of care

Your Health Online

Discover virtual healthcare options and learn how to order prescription drugs online

Food & Grocery Delivery

Order food from your favorite local restaurants and supermarkets from the comfort of home

Internet of Things for Health & Home

Find out what connected medical devices and personal voice assistants can do for you

Connecting on Social Media

Utilize popular social networks like Twitter and Instagram for news, entertainment, and more


New to Zoom? Since this series is taught over Zoom, participants must have a device and internet connection that allows them to participate in video conferencing or video chat (e.g. Zoom, Facetime, Skype, etc). If you’re concerned about your connection, please call our national hotline: 888-713-3495 open from 9am – 5pm EDT, Monday – Friday. The following Zoom handouts and instructional videos can help you get acquainted with Zoom to prepare for the series.

Instructional Videos / Videos instructivos

Download an App (iOS)

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Download an App (Android)

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Sign up for Gmail

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Joining a Zoom Meeting from a Web Browser


Joining a Zoom Meeting from a Mobile Device

Zoom Audio and Video Controls

Zoom Meeting Controls

Sign Up for a Facebook Account

Access Facebook Stories

Reset Your Facebook Password

Next Steps

For more resources, visit the CDC website for caregivers here.