To reach the Senior Planet Tech Hotline, please call this temporary number: 917-936-4410

Have a question about Zoom? Need assistance setting up an email or guidance on what to look for when buying a new computer? Senior Planet from AARP’s technology hotlines are run by patient technology trainers who can help answer your tech questions.

You can also receive information about Senior Planet’s free virtual programming. We offer interactive classes on Zoom, telemedicine, online shopping, and much more. Learn something new and make friends today!

To reach the Senior Planet Tech Hotline, please call this temporary number: 917-936-4410

Now with extended hours! Open from 9am – 8pm EDT, Monday – Friday

 

Local Hotlines:

Geography Phone Number
New York City (917) 936-4410
North Country, NY (518) 612-4153
Colorado (720) 776-0233
San Antonio, TX (210) 504-4862
Palo Alto, CA (Avenidas) (650) 918-5570
Montgomery County, MD (240) 753-0676

 

Aging Connected Hotline: (877) 745-1930

 

Upcoming Events

Free
Mon, October 3 EDT
10:00AM ET / 9:00AM CT / 8:00AM MT / 7:00AM PT

Morning Stretch

Online

Start your day with a short morning stretch
Free
Mon, October 3 EDT
10:00AM ET / 9:00AM CT / 8:00AM MT / 7:00AM PT

Google Workspace

Online

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

This lecture will introduce Docs, Sheets, Slides, Photos, and Drive. We'll explore some practical and creative uses and demonstrate how to make the most out of Google's many free templates.
Free
Mon, October 3 EDT
11:30AM ET / 10:30AM CT / 9:30AM MT / 8:30AM PT

YouTube

Online

This presentation will give an overview of the free content available on YouTube and show you how to navigate the site with ease. Hosted by Senior Planet North Country
Free older man checking email on tablet
Mon, October 3 EDT
11:30AM ET / 10:30AM CT / 9:30AM MT / 8:30AM PT

MCPL Presents: Gmail Tips and Tricks

Online

This workshop will cover important features like spellcheck, formatting emails, searching your inbox, adding a signature, and attaching files. Hosted by Senior Planet Montgomery and Montgomery County Libraries.
Free
Mon, October 3 EDT
12:00PM ET / 11:00AM CT / 10:00AM MT / 9:00AM PT

Fit Fusion Workout

Online

Get your heart pumping during this fun, high-energy workout!
Free
Mon, October 3 EDT
2:00PM ET / 1:00PM CT / 12:00PM MT / 11:00AM PT

Cloud Storage

Online

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Learn how to store documents, images, and other files remotely, while protecting your important data.

Articles

Healthy Aging

Catching up with Ify Nwabukwu

Ify Nwabukwu talks about her life since winning the AARP Purpose Prize, her battle with breast cancer, and her new book.
Inspiring Stories

Meet Evana Lewis, 73 – Comedy Special Star

Meet Evana Lewis – Senior Planet Participant and one of the stars of the comedy special "Good Timing with Jo Firestone."
Book Club

Senior Planet Book Club: His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie

We read Chapters 10-12 this week. Let us know what you think in the comments, or in "The Book Club" group on Senior Planet Community!
Social Engagement

Get Social: From URL to IRL

Meeting people virtually via Senior Planet becomes an annual in-person tradition for one group.
Open Thread

Open Thread: Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

I am in good shape for my age and I work at it, but handling the physical changes of aging  requires creativity....and workarounds. What are yours?
Open Thread

Open Thread Update: September 11, 2001

Remembering 9/11/2001. Is it time to move on? Or should we continue to mark the day? Share your thoughts, reactions and memories of that day.

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