Video conferencing or video chatting can help you stay connected with family and friends, host virtual group gatherings, and join online webinars and events.

There are a number of video conferencing or video chatting platforms available (Facetime, Skype, Zoom, etc.). Senior Planet online classes are taught over Zoom. Participants must have a wi-fi-enabled device such as a smartphone, tablet, or laptop, as well as an internet connection that allows participation using Zoom. The following classes, handouts, and instructional videos can help you get acquainted with Zoom. Questions? Call our free Senior Planet Hotline: 888-713-3495

Upcoming Classes About Zoom

Mon, October 9 EDT
12:30PM EDT / 11:30AM CDT / 10:30AM MDT / 9:30AM PDT

All Things Zoom


This lecture will go over how to use Zoom to chat with friends & family, and take virtual classes with Senior Planet!
Tue, October 10 EDT
12:00PM EDT / 11:00AM CDT / 10:00AM MDT / 9:00AM PDT

Introduction to Hosting on Zoom


In this introductory lecture, we'll go over what you need to start your first meeting, as well as some hosting tips to make it a success.
Thu, October 12 EDT
3:00PM EDT / 2:00PM CDT / 1:00PM MDT / 12:00PM PDT

Getting Started with Zoom


Ready to start hosting your own Zoom meetings?
Fri, October 13 EDT
3:00PM EDT / 2:00PM CDT / 1:00PM MDT / 12:00PM PDT

Hosting a Zoom Meeting


Curious about Zoom meeting features? In this demo, we'll cover the most commonly used Zoom meeting controls.

NEW! On-Demand Training: Hosting on Zoom

Senior Planet is excited to offer an on-demand, interactive training for how to host a Zoom meeting. During the training, you’ll practice some of the most common Zoom skills used by meeting hosts. The training takes about 15-20 minutes to complete, but you can start and stop it as you wish. You can also take the training any time, as long as you’re connected to the internet! For the best experience, we recommend taking the training on a desktop or laptop computer, or a tablet with a larger screen.

Click Here to Access the Training

Video Tutorials

Sign Up for Zoom

Download Zoom for Desktop (Mac)

Join a Zoom Meeting from Your Browser

Join a Zoom Meeting from

Zoom Meeting Controls

Zoom Audio and Video Controls

Set Up Your Meeting for Success

Create Breakout Rooms

Share Your Screen as a Host


Questions? Call our free Senior Planet Hotline: 888-713-3495

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