Thursday, October 6, 2022
  • Cloud Storage (L)

    Starts:6:00 pm
    Length: 1 hour

    Use Cloud Storage tools to keep you organized personally and professionally, so that you can always find what you need. 

    In this lecture, you’ll learn the basics of cloud storage — a technology that lets you store documents, images, and other media files remotely while giving you greater accessibility, reliability, and protection for your important data. We’ll discuss what it is, why it’s the future of data storage, and demonstrate a few of the most popular services currently available to consumers. 


    In collaboration with Why Not Prosper

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION

    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar... 

Friday, October 7, 2022
  • Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) (W)

    Starts:11:00 am
    Length: 1 hour

    Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) (W)



    Get free or low-cost internet at home if you qualify for this government program.


    In this hands-on workshop, you’ll verify your eligibility for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)and apply for the program using the online application!  ACP is a permanent, government program that helps qualifying low-income households pay for internet service and connected devices. 

    In some cases, depending on your internet plan, the ACP discount may help you get home internet for free!  This program replaces the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program and expands the eligibility requirements so more people are eligible to participate. 

    Once your application is accepted, contact an Internet Service Provider about getting home internet.   


    In collaboration with Lindley Court Apartments

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION

    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar... 

Monday, October 10, 2022
  • Staying Safe Online (W)

    Starts:9:00 am
    Length: 1 hour

    Learn how to protect your personal information online while applying to jobs online, doing research, and more.

    This hands-on workshop reviews important tips for keeping your personal information safe while enjoying the benefits of the internet. Learn how to recognize suspicious emails, tips for safe browsing and best practices for shopping online.


    In collaboration with West Oak Lane Senior Center

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION

    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar... 

  • All Things Zoom (L)

    Starts:11:00 am
    Length: 1 hour

    Did you know that most interviews are conducted on Zoom? 

    Curious why Zoom has become everyone’s go-to video conferencing software? This lecture will go over how to use Zoom to chat with friends and family and take virtual classes with Senior Planet! 

    You’ll learn about useful Zoom features, whether you’re connecting with an iOS, Android, or Windows device. The lecture will also go over security considerations and give tips on how to look your best during a video chat.  


    In collaboration with: Lindley Court Apartments / West Oak Lane Senior Center

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION

    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar... 

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
  • Using Job Search Engines (W)

    Starts:6:00 pm
    Length: 1 hour

    Learn skills to improve how you search for jobs on the internet. 

    Did you know that it’s better to apply for a job through the employer’s website rather than on a general job search site?  In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to use job search engines like Indeed to research and evaluate employment opportunities rather than for the applications themselves. We’ll go over tips for understanding job listings and for staying organized during your search. Lastly, we’ll share job search resources focused on those 50+.   


    In collaboration with Why Not Prosper

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION

    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar... 

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
  • Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) (W)

    Starts:11:00 am
    Length: 1 hour

    Get free or low-cost internet at home if you qualify for this government program.


    In this hands-on workshop, you’ll verify your eligibility for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)and apply for the program using the online application!  ACP is a permanent, government program that helps qualifying low-income households pay for internet service and connected devices. 

    In some cases, depending on your internet plan, the ACP discount may help you get home internet for free!  This program replaces the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program and expands the eligibility requirements so more people are eligible to participate. 

    Once your application is accepted, contact an Internet Service Provider about getting home internet.   

    CLLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION

    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar... 

Thursday, October 13, 2022
  • Social Media for Job Searches (L)

    Starts:6:00 pm
    Length: 1 hour

    What you need to know to make sure your personal social media presence is ready for your job search and beyond. 

    Did you know that not having any social media could be a red flag for potential employers? In this lecture, we’ll discuss ways to make sure social media helps you when you’re looking for work! We’ll review the best platforms for professional use, as well as which platforms are best kept private and for personal use.  Lastly, we’ll demonstrate which privacy settings to use to keep your personal content private.  


    In collaboration with Why Not Prosper

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION

    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar... 

Friday, October 14, 2022
  • Connecting to the Internet (W)

    Starts:11:00 am
    Length: 1 hour

    Learn how to check your Wi-Fi connection and use a hot spot.  Not always sure if your internet-enabled devices are connected to the internet? 

    In this hands-on workshop, we’ll go over how to check the Wi-Fi connection on your PC, iPhone, or Android smartphone.  We’ll also cover how to use the hotspot from your smartphone and best practices for password protection and connecting to public Wi-Fi.  

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION

    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar... 

Monday, October 17, 2022
  • Smartphones (L)

    Starts:9:00 am
    Length: 1 hour

    Learn how a smartphone can help you access the internet when you need it – during job searching and beyond. 

    If you’re curious about what smartphones can do and why they’ve grown so popular, come to this lecture. You’ll learn about popular smartphones on the market and some of their pros and cons. We’ll also compare and contrast two of the most popular operating systems: Android and Apple’s iOS.  


    In collaboration with West Oak Lane Senior Center

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION

    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar... 

  • All Things Zoom (L)

    Starts:11:00 am
    Length: 1 hour

    Did you know that most interviews are conducted on Zoom? 

    Curious why Zoom has become everyone’s go-to video conferencing software? This lecture will go over how to use Zoom to chat with friends and family and take virtual classes with Senior Planet! You’ll learn about useful Zoom features, whether you’re connecting with an iOS, Android, or Windows device. The lecture will also go over security considerations and give tips on how to look your best during a vide chat.  


    In collaboration with: Lindley Court Apartments / West Oak Lane Senior Center



    CLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION

    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar... 

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
  • Getting Started with PayPal (W)

    Starts:6:00 pm
    Length: 1 hour

    PayPal makes it easy for small business owners and freelancers to send and receive payments! 

    During this hands-on workshop, you’ll sign up for PayPal using the browser and learn how to link a credit card or bank account to your PayPal account. You’ll also review the security features that PayPal uses to ensure the safety of your online payments. 

    Please note that to sign up for PayPal, the site asks you for your name, mobile phone number, email address, and home address. 

    Prerequisite: Please note that you need a mobile phone number and an email address to create a PayPal account.  Contact TBC for assistance getting a temporary or permanent email address.


    In collaboration with Why Not Prosper

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION

    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar... 

Thursday, October 20, 2022
  • Crowdfunding for Entrepreneurs (L)

    Starts:6:00 pm
    Length: 1 hour

    Learn how crowdfunding can help you raise money for your business. 

    The internet has changed the way entrepreneurs, small business owners, nonprofits, and charitable organizations raise money. This presentation will explore crowdfunding—fundraising by gathering small amounts of money from large numbers of people—online. 

    You’ll learn the fundamentals of using a crowdfunding campaign to raise money as well as how to search for and contribute to other people’s campaigns. The presentation will also discuss three popular crowdfunding platforms: GoFundMe, Kickstarter, and Indiegogo.  


    In collaboration with Why Not Prosper

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION

    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar... 

Friday, October 21, 2022
  • Finding Information Online (W)

    Starts:11:00 am
    Length: 1 hour

    Take advantage of the power of the internet to find information, search topics, and more!

    The internet is an incredible resource but finding what you’re looking for can sometimes be daunting or time consuming. That’s why finding what you’re looking for online is such an important skill. This hands-on workshop will review helpful tips for using effective search terms, evaluating your search results, and searching within a reliable site for accurate information.


    In collaboration with Lindley Court Apartments

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION

    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar... 

Monday, October 24, 2022
  • Google Maps (L)

    Starts:9:00 am
    Length: 1 hour

    Commuting for interviews or a new job? 

    Use Google Maps to plan your route. Visit sites around the world from the comfort of your home, get a bird’s-eye-view of your childhood neighborhood, or simply get directions to your friend’s house! 

    Google Maps is a mapping application that offers satellite imagery, street maps, and street-view perspectives. It also has a route planner for your preferred transportation method, be it foot, car, bicycle or public transportation. 


    In collaboration with West Oak Lane Senior Center  

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION

    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar... 

  • Gmail Tips & Tricks (W)

    Starts:11:00 am
    Length: 1 hour

    Email is an essential job search and workforce skill. Learn more about using Gmail features!  Go beyond sending and receiving with this hands-on workshop about Gmail features! 

    This workshop will cover important features like spellcheck, formatting emails, searching your inbox, adding a signature, and attaching files.  Demonstration and hands-on practice are combined, so that you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ask questions and try out these features. 

    Please note that this session will not go over how to sign up for a Gmail address. 

    Prerequisite: You must have a Gmail address and should be comfortable sending and receiving emails. CONTACT TBC FOR ASSISTANCE GETTING A FREE TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT EMAIL ADDRESS


    In collaboration with: Lindley Court Apartments / West Oak Lane Senior Center

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION



    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar... 

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
  • Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) (W)

    Starts:6:00 pm
    Length: 1 hour

    Get free or low-cost internet at home if you qualify for this government program.


    In this hands-on workshop, you’ll verify your eligibility for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)and apply for the program using the online application!  ACP is a permanent, government program that helps qualifying low-income households pay for internet service and connected devices. 

    In some cases, depending on your internet plan, the ACP discount may help you get home internet for free!  This program replaces the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program and expands the eligibility requirements so more people are eligible to participate. 

    Once your application is accepted, contact an Internet Service Provider about getting home internet.   


    In collaboration with Why Not Prosper

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION

    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar... 

Thursday, October 27, 2022
  • Google Workspace (L)

    Starts:6:00 pm
    Length: 1 hour

    From finding a job to starting a business, learn what you can do with Google tools. 

    Curious about the free tools from Google? Learn about some of Google’s most popular productivity tools that are for personal use, as well as work-related ones. This lecture will introduce Docs, Sheets, Slides, Photos, and Drive. We’ll explore some practical and creative uses and demonstrate how to make the most out of Google’s many free templates.


    In collaboration with Why Not Prosper

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION

    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar... 

Friday, October 28, 2022
  • Hosting a Zoom Meeting (W)

    Starts:11:00 am
    Length: 1 hour

    Zoom is a popular way to connect with others at work and family and friends. Build your confidence and skills! 

    Curious about Zoom meeting features? In this hands-on workshop, we’ll cover the most commonly used Zoom meeting controls. We’ll review how to mute and unmute participants, request that participants turn on their video, rename participants, transfer files, and share screens. Whether you’ve hosted Zoom meetings, or you’re brand new to it, come practice and build your confidence and skills! 

    Participants should already have a Zoom account for this workshop. Please contact The Business Center if you would like assistance obtaining a Zoom account or an email account.
    215-247-2473 x3

    Prerequisite: Please bring your Zoom username and password to sign in to the account.  


    In collaboration with Lindley Court Apartments

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER SESSION

    Google calendar user? Click to add to your Google calendar...