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Senior Planet Summer 2024

Technology has changed the way we live and disrupted expectations about the aging process and access to digital skills training advances equity in aging. Partnering with Senior Planet, Elder Services offers free in-person computer skills classes to adults aged 60 and over. Contact Denise at 508-258-2299 or denise.magnett@escci.org to register for any of the lectures or classes listed here or to receive information about future offerings.

Senior Planet offers evidence-based curriculum developed by Older Adults Technology Services (OATS). For twenty years, OATS has been working collaboratively with seniors to measure, evaluate and improve the effectiveness of their content and methods. Senior Planet operates in partnership with AARP. This free program is partially underwritten by a generous grant from the Comcast/NBC/Universal Foundation.

AFFORDABLE HOME INTERNET

Free lecture. You will learn about the types of internet connections; helpful terms; hotspots; low-cost internet resources; Senior Planet resources.

  • Barnstable Adult Community Center
  • Friday, June 28 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

COMPUTER ESSENTIALS

This 5-week course will cover the essentials of how to use the basic functions of a personal computer, how to safely navigate the internet, how to organize electronic files, how to send and receive email, and much more. By the end of the course, you’ll have a foundation for using a computer and the internet to enrich your life!

PRE-REQUISITES: None. This course is designed for people who have never used a computer or how have very little experience and want a solid introduction.

  • Barnstable Adult Community Center, 825 Falmouth Road, Hyannis
  • Mondays and Fridays for 5 weeks beginning July 8, 2024, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

COMPUTER ESSENTIALS

This 5-week course will cover the essentials of how to use the basic functions of a personal computer, how to safely navigate the internet, how to organize electronic files, how to send and receive email, and much more. By the end of the course, you’ll have a foundation for using a computer and the internet to enrich your life!

PRE-REQUISITES: None. This course is designed for people who have never used a computer or how have very little experience and want a solid introduction.

  • Mashpee Council on Aging, 26 Frank Hicks Drive, Mashpee
  • Wednesdays and Fridays for 5 weeks beginning July 10, 2024, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

COMPUTER ESSENTIALS

This 5-week course will cover the essentials of how to use the basic functions of a personal computer, how to safely navigate the internet, how to organize electronic files, how to send and receive email, and much more. By the end of the course, you’ll have a foundation for using a computer and the internet to enrich your life!

PRE-REQUISITES: None. This course is designed for people who have never used a computer or how have very little experience and want a solid introduction.

  • Chatham Council on Aging, 193 Stony Hill Road, Chatham
  • Tuesdays and Fridays for 5 weeks beginning August 16, 2024, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

 

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