Technology Resource Center for Older Adults

Technology Resource Center for Older Adults

CCTV offers a variety of technology education programs for people over the age of 50

Weekly Technology Help

Drop by CCTV for Computer & Technology Assistance on Mondays from 1- 3 pm
The computer lab is open Mondays from 1 pm to 3 pm for people over 50 seeking help with computers, phones and tablets. This program is designed to meet the needs and interests of each participant. People with varying levels of experience with technology are welcome to attend.

Each Monday at 2pm, we offer a short (15 - 20 minute) mini-lesson. Lessons cover a variety of topics, from social media to internet search engines to external hard drives.

Mini-Lesson Schedule: Mondays at 2 pm

November 18: How to Email & Text Photos on your Smartphone
November 25: Get to Know the Settings on your Android phone
December 2: Get to Know the Settings on your iPhone
December 9: Using a Stylus with Your Smartphone
December 16: Editing Pictures on Your Smartphone
December 23: No Lesson
December 30: No Lesson


One-to-One Assistance

Sign up to Receive One-to-One Technology Assistance!
Section One:
Tuesday, October 15, 6-8pm, Upgrade Cambridge
Section Two:
Thursday, November 7th, 1-3pm, Boston University First Year Students
CCTV is partnering with students and industry professionals to offer seniors one-to-one assistance with a personal device. If you
have recently acquired a new device, or have a device you’ve owned for a while but need help understanding it, bring it by and
find the help you seek! Upon arrival, we will pair up participants with volunteers who will help you to get the most out of your
phone, tablet or laptop. Registration is required. Please call 617-401-4009 OR email


Age Engage

Friday, December 13th, 1-3pm

Age Engage is a collaboration between Google and CCTV to teach individuals over 50 how to use the Internet. Participants
are paired with Google employees for one-to-one training and learn internet and literacy skills according to their interest and
experience. Participants can learn things like how to search the world wide web, navigate and organize their emails, share
photos and videos, pay bills online, and more! Great for those who have a lot of internet questions and are looking for in person
expertise on how to make their way around the net. Registration is required. Please call 617-401-4009 OR email