This Week at Senior Planet in the North Country

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Senior Planet in the North Country Newsletter
December 24, 2022

 

Course Registration

Hi everyone, Happy Holidays!

We're excited to announce the return of in-person, multi-week courses, beginning the week of January 9.

Please note that all courses will require in-person registration. Registration will take place at our center in Plattsburgh this upcoming Tuesday, 12/27 – Friday, 12/30 from 11:00am – 4:00pm EST for the following course topics:

  • Beyond the Basics – App-Based
  • Chrome Essentials
  • iPad Basics
  • Smartphone Photography
  • Using Google Suite

Learn more about each course here.
 

Questions or comments? Email us at [email protected].

Wishing you a wonderful holiday season!
 

cd122d37-b939-4be7-b745-200015713784.png Marco DiGirolomo, New York State Program Manager

 
 

A Year in Review
“Dear Friends,

As we wind down another year at Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) from AARP, I’d like to share some favorite moments, and highlight some accomplishments as well! This year presented unique challenges…”

Tom Kamber, Executive Director of Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) from AARP, shares some favorite moments from this year, and looks ahead to 2023.

 

Read Tom's Letter Here

 


Last Chance to Support Seniors in 2022

2022 was a banner year for Senior Planet and OATS from AARP. Now, we are asking for your help to expand our impact even further in 2023.
 
You have until the end of December 31, 2022 to give a tax deductible donation to ensure the future of free, life-changing technology and fitness classes for older adults across the nation.
 

Thank you for helping us expand our impact!

 

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Subscribe to Senior Planet on YouTube!

As the quarter comes to a close, you might notice a few less classes than usual on the calendar. If you're looking to stay plugged in during the holiday break, head over to the Senior Planet YouTube channel!

Here you'll find an array of free videos that you can watch at any time. Discover “Tech Tips” like how to customize your phone screen, or watch full fitness classes led by your favorite trainers like Cas and Sally.

There's something for everyone! Visit youtube.com/@seniorplanet
 

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Next Week at the Center

Next week's classes are on pause for the holiday break.

We hope to see you at the center on Tuesday, 12/27 – Friday, 12/30 to register for a multi-week course, use a computer, and meet up with friends!

Click here for center hours and location. (Please note we will be closed on Monday, 12/26.)

 
 

The Latest News from Senior Planet
There are plenty of new articles and news stories to read over at seniorplanet.org. We're including a few extra this week for your reading enjoyment during the break!

Open Thread: Worst/Weirdest Holiday Gifts
A frying pan? Three boxes of lasagna noodles? Take a look at the worst or weirdest holiday gifts and add your own in the comments.

Read More

Senior Planet Book Club: Vote For Our Next Book!
Which book should we read next? Cast your vote now, and stay tuned for the announcement of the winning selection next week!

Read More

How Well Do You Know
Your Meds?
Bandages have an expiration date, don’t always keep prescriptions in the medicine cabinet, and other little known facts about meds.
 

Read More
Meet the Trainer:
Pat Whitty
“I really want to do whatever
I can to help people view
aging as an opportunity –
not a problem.”

Read More

 
 

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