Call the Senior Planet Tech Hotline: (888) 713-3495

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!

Senior Planet Tech Hotline: (888) 713-3495

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 verizon chinese
Fri, May 20 EDT
12:00PM ET / 11:00AM CT / 10:00AM MT / 9:00AM PT


Online / By Phone

Fri, May 20 EDT
12:00PM ET / 11:00AM CT / 10:00AM MT / 9:00AM PT

Silicon Valley Speakers Series: Demystifying Information Technology – Open Lab


Join this discussion on demystifying information technology. Hosted by Senior Planet at Avenidas
Fri, May 20 EDT
1:30PM ET / 12:30PM CT / 11:30AM MT / 10:30AM PT

Aging Discussion Group – Lunch & Learn

Online / By Phone

This weeks topic: favorite recipes; Hosted by Senior Planet Colorado
Fri, May 20 EDT
12:00PM ET / 11:00AM CT / 10:00AM MT / 9:00AM PT

(Hybrid Class: Join In-Person or Online!)

Senior Planet Exploration Center NYC

Join Senior Planet in NYC for our Twitter lecture, in person or online! Registration is required for in-person attendance.
Fri, May 20 EDT
1:00PM ET / 12:00PM CT / 11:00AM MT / 10:00AM PT

Google Workspace



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. Hosted by Senior Planet in San Antonio
Fri, May 20 EDT
12:30PM ET / 11:30AM CT / 10:30AM MT / 9:30AM PT

Tai Chi

Online / By Phone

Relax your mind and strengthen your body with this gentle exercise class


Open Thread

Open Thread Update: Time Bandits

Surveys, spam getting older like having an unpaid second job? Readers weigh in on the time - and timewasters - it takes to manage modern life. Add yours!

Senior Planet Talks to J.K. Simmons

Actor J.K. Simmons talks music, marriage and extra terrestrials, exclusively with Senior Planet.
Social Engagement

Meet the Seniors in Play!

Acting classes and performances specifically for older adults makes the leap from the stage to online....and vice versa.
Book Club

Senior Planet Book Club: Conjure Women by Afia Atakora (Week 4)

We read Part 3 this week. Let us know what you think in the Book Lovers Club on Senior Planet Community!
Sex & Relationships

Ask Joan: Ending The Seven Year…Drought

Our Sex Columnist helps a reader after an insulting meeting with an OB-GYN. Have you experienced ageism in your doctor's office? Take our poll!
Inspiring Stories

Connected NYCHA: Meet Amalia

Amalia has been taking Senior Planet classes since 2016, but it wasn’t until joining the Connected NYCHA program that she tapped into the joys of using technology in her day-to-day life.

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