Senior Planet Colorado Events & Courses

Senior Planet offers a range of free 5- and 10-week digital technology courses that require advance registration, as well as weekly tech-themed events, workshops and lectures.  See the Events Calendar below for programming.

REGISTRATION

Registration for the Spring Quarter in Colorado is currently active. Classes fill on a first-come, first-serve basis; to register for a course please email cburton@seniorplanet.org or call 720-616-2237. Waitlisted individuals will be notified of open seats in the first two weeks of the course.

The Spring Quarter will run from April 9th – June 13th

SPRING QUARTER COURSES

This 5-week course covers the essentials of how to use the basic functions of a personal computer, how to navigate the internet, and how to send and receive email. By the end of the course, you’ll have a foundation for using a computer and the internet to enrich your life. We highly recommend that you follow Computer Essentials with Introduction to Digital Culture for PCs, which will offer additional practice.

Prerequisites: None. This course is designed for people who have never used a computer or have very little experience and want a solid introduction.

Now enrolling people 60 years and older. To register for a course email cburton@seniorplanet.org or call 720.616.2237.

Schedule:

Course Start Date End Date Days Time Address
Computer Essentials

Class 001

4/9/19 5/9/19 T/TH 2:15 – 3:30
2626 Osceola St, 80212
Computer Essentials

Class 002

4/9/19 5/9/19 T/TH 3:45 – 5:00
2626 Osceola St, 80212
Computer Essentials

Class 003

4/9/19 5/9/19 T/TH 10:30 – 11:45
2350 Cleveland Pl, 80205
Computer Essentials

Class 004

5/14/19 6/13/19 T/TH 10:30 – 11:45
2350 Cleveland Pl, 80205
Computer Essentials

Class 005

4/9/19 5/9/19 T/TH 9:00 – 10:15
1099 Osage St, 80204
Computer Essentials

Class 009

4/9/19 5/9/19 T/Th 12:30 – 1:45
6974 S Lima St, 80112
Computer Essentials

Class 010

5/21/19 6/20/19 T/Th 12:30 – 1:45
6974 S Lima St, 80112

Now enrolling people 60 years and older. To register for a course email cburton@seniorplanet.org or call 720.616.2237.

This 5-week course will cover the essentials of how to use the basic functions of a personal computer, how to navigate the Internet, and how to send and receive email. By the end of the course, you’ll have a foundation for using a computer and the Internet to enrich your life. We highly recommend that you follow Computer Essentials with Introduction to Digital Culture for PCs, which will offer additional practice with computer skills.

Computer experience prerequisite:  None. This course is designed for people who have never used a computer or have very little experience and want a solid introduction.

Now enrolling people 60 years and older. To register for a course email cburton@seniorplanet.org or call 720.616.2237.

Schedule:

Course Start Date End Date Days Time Address
Wellness Essentials

Class 001

4/9/19 5/9/19 T/TH 10:30 – 11:45 1099 Osage St, 80204

Now enrolling people 60 years and older. To register for a course email cburton@seniorplanet.org or call 720.616.2237.

This 5-week course will cover the essentials of how to use the popular Apple tablet. Learn how to navigate the Internet and how to send and receive email. By the end of the course, you’ll have a basic foundation for using an iPad and the Internet to enrich your life. We highly recommend that you follow iPad Essentials with Introduction to Digital Culture – iPad, which will offer additional practice.

Computer experience prerequisite:  None. This course is designed for people who have never used an iPad or have very little experience and want a solid introduction.

Note: iPads will be provided for use at Senior Planet.

Now enrolling people 60 years and older. To register for a course email cburton@seniorplanet.org or call 720.616.2237.

Schedule:

Course Start Date End Date Days Time Address
iPad Essentials

Class 001

4/9/19 5/9/19 T/TH 1:00 – 2:15 1301 E Colfax Ave, 80218
iPad Essentials

Class 002

5/14/19 6/13/19 T/TH 1:00 – 2:15 1301 E Colfax Ave, 80218

Now enrolling people 60 years and older. To register for a course email cburton@seniorplanet.org or call 720.616.2237.

This 5-week course will cover the essentials of how to use the Chromebook. Learn how to navigate the Internet and how to send and receive email. By the end of the course, you’ll have a basic foundation for using a Chrome device and the Internet to enrich your life. We highly recommend that you follow Chrome Essentials with Introduction to Digital Culture – Chrome, which will offer additional practice.

Computer experience prerequisite:  None. This course is designed for people who have never used a Chromebook or have very little experience and want a solid introduction.

Note: Chromebooks will be provided for use at Senior Planet.

Now enrolling people 60 years and older. To register for a course email cburton@seniorplanet.org or call 720.616.2237.

Schedule:

Course Start Date End Date Days Time Address
Chrome Essentials

Class 001

4/9/19 5/9/19 T/Th 9:30 – 10:45 1790 W Mosier Pl, 80223
Chrome Essentials

Class 002

5/13/19 6/12/19 M/W 9:30 – 10:45 1790 W Mosier Pl, 80223

Now enrolling people 60 years and older. To register for a course email cburton@seniorplanet.org or call 720.616.2237.

This PC-based course expands on the concepts and skills taught in the Computer Basics course and covers use of the Internet as an everyday resource for practical and enriching activities for socialization, entertainment and life-management. You’ll learn about social networking, online shopping, online banking, health management, entertainment, and how to use the Internet for different types of research. You’ll also learn the basics of social networking, how to protect your personal information, and ways to explore and cultivate your interests online. This course is a good opportunity to raise your comfort level and expand your ability to use computers to improve and enrich your daily life.

Computer experience prerequisite: Some comfort with using email, navigating websites and searching for information on the Internet.

Now enrolling people 60 years and older. To register for a course email cburton@seniorplanet.org or call 720.616.2237.

Schedule:

Course Start Date End Date Days Time Address
Beyond the Basics

Class 001

4/9/19 6/12/19 M/W 11:00 – 12:15 1790 W Mosier Pl, 80223

Now enrolling people 60 years and older. To register for a course email cburton@seniorplanet.org or call 720.616.2237.

Learn about smart financial habits, introduce yourself to online resources, develop skills to help manage your money, reduce spending, and help identify income opportunities outside the traditional workforce. By the end of this course, participants will have the know-how to maximize their incomes, make a budget, do online price comparison, and leverage online resources to save money and earn extra income.

Computer experience prerequisite: Participants should have an email address that they use. They should also be comfortable navigating websites and searching for information on the Internet.

Now enrolling people 60 years and older. To register for a course email cburton@seniorplanet.org or call 720.616.2237.

Schedule:

Course Start Date End Date Days Time Address
Money Matters

Class 001

4/9/19 6/13/19 T/TH 12:30 – 1:45 2350 Cleveland Pl, 80205

Now enrolling people 60 years and older. To register for a course email cburton@seniorplanet.org or call 720.616.2237.

Ready, Set, Bank is a new program designed to help older adults access the benefits of online and mobile banking.  The course includes a series of video lesson plans that explain online and mobile banking basics. Members will learn how to navigate mobile banking apps, set up alerts about account activity to help protect from identity theft, and enroll in direct deposit for social security or retirement benefits.

Computer experience prerequisite: Participants should have an email address that they use. They should also be comfortable navigating websites and searching for information on the Internet.

Now enrolling people 60 years and older. To register for a course email cburton@seniorplanet.org or call 720.616.2237.

Schedule:

Course Start Date End Date Days Time Address
Ready, Set, Bank

Class 001

5/14/19 6/13/19 T/TH 2:15 – 3:30 2626 Osceola St, 80212

Now enrolling people 60 years and older. To register for a course email cburton@seniorplanet.org or call 720.616.2237.

This 10-week course will help you gain the skills and knowledge to search for jobs and succeed in the workforce in the digital age. You’ll learn how to age proof your resume, how to write a modern resume and cover letter using Google docs templates, and how to use job search websites. The course also covers tips for writing professional emails, emailing attachments, uploading files, and how to ace a video interview.

Prerequisites: You must have an email address that you use. You should also be comfortable using a computer to navigate websites and search for information on the Internet.

Now enrolling people 60 years and older. To register for a course email cburton@seniorplanet.org or call 720.616.2237.

Schedule:

Course Start Date End Date Days Time Address
Work!

Class 001

4/9/19 6/13/19 T/Th 2:00 – 3:00 6974 S Lima St, 80112

Now enrolling people 60 years and older. To register for a course email cburton@seniorplanet.org or call 720.616.2237.