Older Adults Technology Services

The New York Times: “Making Technology Easier for Older People to Use”

This article in The New York Time details OATS’s role in closing the digital divide.

“Intimidated by digital technology? So was Marian Goldberg, 70, until she went to a Senior Planet Exploration Center in Manhattan, which teaches older adults how to become more comfortable being online.

Now, she has learned to use Pinterest, send messages on Facebook and embed emoji in her emails. Ms. Goldberg, who has a part-time beaded jewelry business, said she had mastered enough tools to reframe herself as a digital entrepreneur.

“Senior Planet gave me courage,” said Ms. Goldberg, a retired social worker.”

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