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Research from OATS Cited in Benton Institute Report

The Benton Institute for Broadband and Society cited Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) from AARP’s Aging Connected research report, published with support from The Humana Foundation, in its recent report Visions of Digital Equity.

OATS Joins The AgeTech Collaborative from AARP

OATS is excited to join the AgeTech Collaborative and become part of its growing community of startups, investors, and industry leaders all working to deliver value to older adults through cutting-edge technologies that have the power to transform older adults’ lives.

AARP Hosts Teletown Halls to Discuss Digital Equity

AARP state offices in Connecticut, Georgia, and California recently hosted a series of Teletown Halls to develop digital equity plans that expand high-speed internet to state residents, no matter their age, where they live, or how much they earn. The virtual events are part of efforts by state digital equity offices to raise awareness of the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP).

Senior Planet Center in NYC Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The Senior Planet center in New York City celebrated its 10th anniversary on April 21! “Here’s to the next decade of creating meaningful impact and helping individuals reach their full potential in the digital world,” said Stella Fosu, Senior Planet Center Manager in NYC.

A Year in Review: 2022

This year presented unique challenges—the return to in-person programs, new strategies for innovation, and huge growth in our community-based nonprofit partnerships across the country.

Older Adults gather together at Generations Over Dinner event at Senior Planet

Senior Planet Hosts Generations Over Dinner

Generations Over Dinner aims to enhance cross-generational understanding, through the unique lens of each generation, and create an experience that connects and values all perspectives across the age continuum.

Older Adults and the Automation of Everything

Many older adults are thriving in the digital age. Others, unfortunately, are barely taking advantage of it at all. This article by OATS Executive Director Tom Kamber explores what the automation of everything has meant for older adults.

OATS from AARP: One-Year Affiliation Celebration

It’s been one year since OATS joined AARP as a charitable affiliate and we have accomplished a lot together already! As leaders in the aging space, the exciting affiliation was a synergistic joining of forces.

WSJ Opinion: Older Workers Can Keep Up

Older workers are integral parts of the workforce. Read OATS Founder and Executive Director Tom Kamber’s opinion piece on the topic, published by The Wall Street Journal.

Another Year of Connected NYCHA

OATS is excited to partner with the New York City Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer (MOCTO), the NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA), and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) for another year to provide training to the 10,000 older New Yorkers who received internet-connected devices.


VOX: How boomers got so good at Zoom

At Senior Planet, participants often log on early and stay late after class to chat with fellow classmates and new friends. This element of socialization,