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Have a Tech Question? Give us a Call!

We’ve been thrilled to be able to offer one-of-a-kind online programming for our members and participants over the last 4 weeks! We’re even more pleased to hear all of your positive feedback:

“I’m writing regarding the Senior Planet session I took on Learning How to Shop Online. The instructor was excellent. Very clear, very patient with questions. Very upbeat and encouraging to participants. I loved that he was very hands on.”

“The best part was the combination of feeling less isolated as we shelter in place, and feeling that I am doing my body good.”

“This was my first online exercise class and [it] was simply wonderful. So friendly. Been now over 10 days in my apartment alone while working remotely. Can’t thank you enough for this class and I’ll definitely participate in more.”

 

Now, in addition to our online programming, we’re offering a new service…

Senior Planet is excited to announce the launch of our National Tech Hotline and our Local Help Hotlines

 

Not sure which number to call to get help? Here’s the run-down:

Have a tech question or live outside one of our six geographies? Call our National Tech Hotline: 920-666-1959

The National Tech Hotline is monitored by Senior Planet Trainers from 9am – 5pm EDT, Monday through Friday. We’re here to help you with whatever technological issues you’re experiencing. If we can’t assist you, we’ll help you find someone who can!

 

Have a regional-specific question? Call one of our Local Help Hotlines! 

This could be a question about a specific event we’re offering at Senior Planet San Antonio, or an inquiry about the best food delivery apps for people who live in NYC. Leave a message telling us your name, phone number, and question, and someone will get back to you within 24 hours (excluding the weekend).

Colorado: (303) 218-7320

Montgomery County, MD: (240) 753-0676

New York City, NY: (917) 936-4410

North Country, NY: (518) 284-0950

Palo Alto, CA: (650) 918-5570

San Antonio, TX: (210) 504-4862

 

Not able to make a call? Email your question to [email protected] and we’ll connect you with a trainer via email.

We look forward to serving you during these unprecedented times. We’re in this together!

COMMENTS

14 responses to “Have a Tech Question? Give us a Call!

  1. The presentation on social media was excellent. I really enjoyed it. On the minus side, we were given the opportunity to ask questions and when I did, I said I had several questions and would it be okay to ask them and was given that opportunity, I believe either the tech moderator or one of the attendees interrupted, saying: “Can we move on please.” Fortunately, the host said that the forum welcomes all questions and addressed mine, however, I do bring this to your attention because I believe the comment may have been made to keep on schedule, came after I was given permission to present them and was relevant to the topic and yet, at the end of the zoom call, there was a still time to get chummy.

  2. Hello. I wonder if you are familiar with Zapier.
    My goal is to take anything I receive from Email/Gmail and transfer it to my Open Office for modification.

  3. Lately I attend few Zoom meetings. We sing one by one. When other sing I can see them in the middle of the screen, but when I sing my face is up in the other photos not in the middle of screen why? I know mute/unmute, video/no video, join/leave meeting etc. Is main host in charge of showing someone in the middle of the screen ? Do I touch Invite ?

  4. Wondering if you could advise me on getting a new cell phone. Mine died I had a Samsung Galaxy 3. What is important is texting. email. photos.Google news. apps. It was not a senior phone by description. It can be in the low range of cost. I don’t want an expensive one. Is an apple better than a samsung or other?

  5. *Thank you* for the tech hotline, can’t wait to try it!
    On the minus side, fine to teach online shopping in general, but personally I’m inclined to abandon Amazon. I heard a piece on NPR investigative program Reveal that was really damning re treatment of employees and related abuses. I must be able to shop somewhere more socially responsible!

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