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February 26, 2016

Tech Tip: How to Share a Link With a Friend

Meet Tekspert Lorne. A technical specialist with Senior Planet-OATS, Lorne is the resident “tekspert” among his friends. Look out for his bi-weekly Tech Tips. Ever find a funny picture while…

July 13, 2018

Some spots still open for free tech classes

…introduction to computers or are ready for something more challenging, you can find free, in-person tech help. Curious to know more? Here’s a complete map of every Senior Planet location,…

December 12, 2018

Tech Gifts under $50

…Here is Senior Planet’s list of the Best Tech Gifts to snag for $50 or less — all of which you can buy from the comfort of your couch. Almost…

May 16, 2013

The Today Show: Senior Citizens Take Tech-Savvy Classes

If you’re a member of an older generation, learning even the most basic tech skills can be daunting. So Tom Kamber has created a popular program to teach New York…

March 22, 2016

Tech Tips: How to Use Skype Like A Pro

Meet Tekspert Lorne. A technical specialist with Senior Planet-OATS, Lorne is the resident “tekspert” among his friends. Look out for his bi-weekly Tech Tips. It’s easier than ever to talk…

August 13, 2019

MIT Technology Review: “Inside Senior Planet, the Tech-Savviest Retirement Community on Earth”

Inside Senior Planet, the tech-savviest retirement community on earth. https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614076/next-generation-entrepreneurs-senior-planet/…

November 7, 2013

MetroFocus: “First-of-Its-Kind Tech Training Center Gets Older Adults Online”

…forward, many seniors are seeking resources and training to get up to speed. Enter the Senior Planet Exploration Center, the nation’s very first tech-themed center for people over 60. The…

November 14, 2018

Tech empowers Holocaust survivors

A unique pilot program designed by Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) is helping a special group of trauma survivors gain a sense of community, access resources, and enter the digital…

January 13, 2016

Teaching Tech to Older Adults

See how Older Adults Technology Services helps older adults learn to navigate computers and the internet at the Senior Planet Exploration Center North Country in this segment from WMHT’s New…

April 29, 2016

Tech Tips: How to Send a Photo Via Email

Meet Tekspert Lorne. A technical specialist with Senior Planet-OATS, Lorne is the resident “tekspert” among his friends. Look out for his bi-weekly Tech Tips. Have a picture, video or other…

May 17 | 11:15am12:30pm

Use Tech to contact your Lawmakers

Senior Planet teams with the New York Public Library to teach a new app to help you stay informed and get your voice heard. Countable (learn more here) is a…

August 22, 2013

Far-Flung Families: Using Tech to Bridge the Distance

…together for all those big milestones. But while nothing can beat a real hug, a handful of digital technologies can help you share the experience. Recently, my husband and I…

June 17 | 4:30pm5:30pm

Supervised Tech Time

(Also June 24) Want to sharpen your PhotoShop Skills? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This…

March 12 | 12:00pm1:30pm

@ The Center: Tech and More for Hearing Loss

Learn invaluable information about how to live well with hearing loss. Experts will share their knowledge and guidance on the latest in hearing aid technology, hearing assistive devices, useful smartphone…

May 24, 2013

NPR: Tackling New Tech in the Golden Years

According to a recent Pew survey, just over half of Americans 65 and older are online. Compare that to 18- to 29-year-olds. Over 90 percent of them are online. You…