If you or someone you know is interested in learning how to use technology or if you would like to volunteer to teach these important courses, call us today (954)484-7117 ext. 7 or click below:
Our technology training program uses RSVP volunteers and the award-winning Senior Planet curriculum designed for older adults to strengthen seniors' social and economic well-being. OATS, who created Senior Planet, is a New York-based nonprofit, who since 2004 has engaged, trained and supported older adults in using technology to improve their quality of life.
We also teach St. Louis-based Oasis Connections, which is research-based and designed for the needs of adult learners. Each student receives a handbook to use in class and take home.
Computer Basics – Learn to set up, send and receive email, search the internet for information, practice online safety, access sources of entertainment and connect to people, organizations and interests that matter to you. No experience required.
Beyond the Basics - Practical and enriching activities for life-management, socialization and entertainment. You’ll learn about advanced email skills, attachments and data storage, social networking, health management and entertainment. Must have computer, internet and email experience.
Money Matters - Learn about smart financial habits, introduce yourself to online resources and develop skills to help manage your money. Class activities include navigating in online banking and price comparison travel websites, explore Amazon, EBay, Etsy and popular share economy websites. Must have computer, internet and email experience.Here is a description of your program. quam tempus quis.
All classes are designed for adults age 60+ and offered free of charge.
All classes meet twice a week and run for 8-10 weeks in the same location, providing 20 total computer classes in a course.
Class sizes are small (8-12). Seats are filled on first come basis upon registration.
Veteran families are given priority registration at City of Tamarac Recreation Center location.
Equipment will be provided. Classes may be taught on a desktop computer or HP Chrome Book depending on availability. Chrome Books are excellent, affordable devices similar to a laptop which make access to the internet easy for older adults.
Courses will be offered at different locations throughout Broward and Southern Palm Beach counties.
Courses will be added throughout the year.
All participants must commit to all 20 classes in the course. Only in emergency cases, make-up sessions may be available and/or re-entry into a future class.