CVCOA offers a variety of technology training, support, and resources to help older adults navigate technology needs and options.
Stay Connected and Engaged through Technology
CVCOA offers a variety of opportunites and resources to help older adults gain confidence and comfort with using technology. Building technology skills can help you stay connected with friends and family, and provide a way to engage with creative and lifelong learning opportunities.
Vermont residents 60+ now have free access to GetSetUp's live interactive online classes taught by older adults for older adults to make digital learning, connection, and exploration a reality. Learners can choose from a catalog of over 3,000 classes that shift weekly and are available around the clock for the next year. Click here to learn more about GetSetUp and enroll in your classes.
Senior Planet classes, workshops, and lectures are offered in-person throughout Central Vermont and taught by CVCOA's Community Engaged Tech Specialist, Meredith Holch. Topics include training on using an iPad, cloud stoarge, sharing photos, how to protect your personal information online, and much more. Registration is required. Click here to view the current schedule.
"How Do I?" Tech Support Sessions with Technology4Tomorrow
CVCOA partners with Technology4Tomorrow to offer drop-in "How Do I?" Tech Support sessions over Zoom on a bi-weekly schedule through our Creative Care Kit program. Schedule details coming soon!
Technology4Tomorrow also offers free virtual classes to older adults and recent immigrants. Check their website for current schedule of offerings.
Free 1:1 virtual technology assistance and group classes
If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, DigitalLearn has the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.
Vermont residents 60+ now have free access to GetSetUp's live interactive online classes taught by older adults for older adults to make digital learning, connection, and exploration a reality. Learners can choose from a catalog of over 3,000 classes that shift weekly and are available around the clock for the next year.
Oasis Everywhere Virtual Lifelong LearningWebsite
Bypassing boundaries by bringing the virtual classes you love right to your screen!
Senior Planet (OATS)
Resources, classes, and ideas for how to stay connected virtually - CVCOA also offers in-person Senior Planet workshops and classes on a variety of topics. Contact Meredith Holch, Community Engaged Tech Specialist, at [email protected] to learn more.
Tech Enhanced LifeWebsite
A free newsletter with helpful tips and suggestions for technology
Free group classes on a variety of tech topics and resources for older adults.
Vermont Assistive Technology ProgramWebsite
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