North Country, New York

Seniors flocking to Senior Planet for free technology lessons


PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. —You might think a quiet Monday morning would be the perfect time to stroll through the Champlain Centre Mall shopping for holiday gifts. But Dorene Meyer was there to get technical. “I’m just trying to catch up slowly,” she said. Meyer is one of about 100 seniors enrolled in a 10-week course at Senior Planet. The classes are free for anyone who’s at least 60-years-old thanks to a grant from the New York Broadband Program Office. Read more at  and watch the video