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December 23, 2016

These Tech Products Might Make a Difference for Seniors   

Most tech devices aren’t designed with seniors in mind, as those of us who’ve wrestled with our smartphones and computers know. Although we tend to blame our aging brains, the…

December 23, 2012

Help! I Get So Much Junk Email, Part 2: How to Manage Your Email Subscriptions

Looking for computer help? Every week, our Tekspert answers one question about digital technology. Computers, tablets, phones, cameras… Last week, I explained how you can get the email you want,…

March 5, 2018

Quick online safety tune-up

…the price of computers dropping rapidly, you can’t afford NOT to have a separate “high risk” computer for your online activities such as email, web browsing, and shopping. On your…

December 11, 2017

Cancer Schmancer: Q&A with Fran Drescher

…Senior Planet: What do you say to young people sitting indoors on their phones? Fran: I’m sure it’s not easy for kids on computers, it’s like a religion to them….

March 21, 2018

Get digitally savvy – for free

…their own. Luckily, you don’t have to. W hether you need a basic introduction to computers or to an iPad, want to set up your own website for your business,…

May 30, 2013

Need Computer Help? Try YouTube Videos.

You might have heard the term “digital native.” These are the people in your life who grew up using computers and seem totally at ease with them. For those who…

March 19, 2013

How Do I Copy and Paste on My Computer?

Looking for computer help? Every week, our Tekspert answers one question about digital technology. Computers, tablets, phones, cameras… Have you ever typed something in a Word document and then had…

April 15, 2014

Password Help: What Is Two-Step Verification?

Looking for computer help? Our Tekspert answers questions about digital technology. Computers, tablets, phones, cameras… If you are using the Internet, you must be smart about your passwords. In light…

September 13, 2017

Back to School: Free Online Courses 2017

…Coursera October 2 for 5 weeks Minds and Machines What is the relationship between mind and body? Can computers think? Do we perceive reality as it is? Can there be…

October 24, 2012

Introducing… The Senior Planet Exploration Center!

…and courses, skillshares, workshops, special events, even a lecture series, plus a ton of tech resources: 22 computers 3 Skype stations A gaming area with a supersize Wii screen An…

May 19, 2014

Cyber-Seniors: Crossing the Digital Divide With Teachers Who Roll Their Eyes

…had to learn to be patient. These kids are proficient with computers, but patience is another important skill they need to learn.”   Cyber-Seniors continues to operate in the two…

August 8 | 3:00pm4:15pm

@ The Center: Shopping On Amazon Workshop

…learn about different Amazon’s shipping options. This workshop will be computer-based and computers will be provided. This workshop is not designed for shopping on a tablet. Space is limited! RSVP…

March 20, 2015

How to Overcome Your Fear of New Technologies

…Reboot When something’s not working and you have no idea why, reboot. This goes for all digital equipment – computers, phones, tablets, Roku-type streaming devices. My phone was on the…

July 9, 2014

Foot Loose and Fancy Free in Retirement

…all their belongings, with only two suitcases, two computers and a serious case of wanderlust to their names, retirees Lynne and Tim Martin have spent the past three years on…

March 17, 2013

Linky Sunday: Stroke Victims Diagnosed by Texting Ability, Bible App is Hot, 70-Year-Old Prostitutes to Retire

…rule). Researchers will then have to continue studying a drug’s efficacy after it’s on the market. Read more by clicking here. More on Alzheimer’s. Researchers at UCLA used computers to…