Senior Planet at the Malone Adult Center

Senior Planet Tech Spot at the Malone Adult Center offers a range of free 5- and 10-week technology courses that require advance registration, as well as bi-weekly tech help. For courses and events at Senior Planet Exploration Center in Champlain Centre, click here.

REGISTRATION

Register for the winter quarter on January 8th and 9th  from 10am – 2:00pm at the Malone Adult Center. You must register in person. Classes will fill on a first-come, first-serve basis; if you are placed on a waitlist, you will be notified of open seats in the first two weeks of the course. Please call 518-566-4422 with questions.

The fall quarter will run from January 14th – March 22nd

WHERE

The Malone Adult Center is located at 14906 NY-30, Malone, NY 12953. For information about the North Country Senior Planet Exploration Center, click here.

HOURS

The Malone Adult Center is open 9am – 4pm, Monday – Friday.  Senior Planet staff will be present during course sessions and every other Friday for Tech Help.

COURSES

Registration for all courses are on January 8th and 9th from 10am-2:00pm

Winter Quarter Courses

Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11:45am

Get an introduction to the popular Apple tablet. With hands-on support, you’ll learn the basics of the iPad and how to use it to browse the web, use email, download apps, watch video, take pictures, connect online and more.

Note: iPads will be provided for use.

Computer experience prerequisite: This is a course that is appropriate for absolute beginners.

Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:00 – 2:15pm 

This ten-week course will explore how technology impacts society and our interactions with one another. You’ll learn to use popular social networking sites like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. If you’re interested in how technology is changing how we read the news, manage our health information, meet other people, and find entertainment, then this course is for you. This course is best suited for those who have basic knowledge of the iPad and an email address.

 

Computer experience prerequisite: Participants will have an email address and basic familiarity with the iPad (meaning you are comfortable using a touchscreen and virtual keyboard to do web searches and operate an email account.)

Mondays & Wednesdays, 2:30 – 3:45pm 

Learn about smart financial habits, introduce yourself to online resources, develop skills to help manage your money, reduce spending, and help identify income opportunities outside the traditional workforce. By the end of this course, participants will have the know-how to maximize their incomes, make a budget, do online price comparison, and leverage online resources to save money and earn extra income.

 

Computer experience prerequisite: Participants should have an email address that they use. They should also be comfortable navigating websites and searching for information on the Internet.

COST

Membership and access to our classes, workshops and special events is offered free of charge. However, as a nonprofit, we happily accept donations.

CONTACT US 

The best way to find out more about Senior Planet programs is to stop by in person! You can also reach us by phone or email.

  • General questions: info@seniorplanetnorthcountry.org
  • Visitor or course info: 518-566-4422
  • RSVP for events: 518-566-4422 or email rsvp@seniorplanetnorthcountry.org