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.

Digital Essentials

Online Safety – Understand best practices for navigating the internet safely


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

Zoom Audio and Video Controls

Zoom Meeting Controls

Joining a Zoom Meeting from a Mobile Device

Joining a Zoom Meeting from a Web Browser

Sign up for Gmail

Download an App (iOS)

Download an App (Android)

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.