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
Sept. 23: Taking Photos on Your Smartphone
Sept. 30: No Mini Lesson...Instead: Internet Security 101 with Google - Registration is required
October 7: What is Google Docs
October 14: Lab closed for Indigenous People’s Day/Columbus Day
October 21: Learning Google’s G Suite of Programs
October 28: Google Photos
November 4: Recovering Unsent Emails
November 11: Deleting Texts and Voicemails on your Smartphone
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




Google and CCTV present….
Internet Security 101: Web Scam Awareness and Internet Safety

September 30, 2019, 1 pm to 3pm
Google employees will go over the basic concepts and procedures for successful Internet safety. Topics will include an overview of smart email habits to acquire, the use of virus scan, how to stay alert of internet fraud and email "phishing" scams, tips for creating a unique password, and an explanation of preventative processes like Google's two-step verification. Call 617 661 6900 to register.

Cambridge Police Department and CCTV present…
Scams Targeting Seniors
September 19, 2019, 10- 12
Sadly, there are a variety of scams targeting senior citizens in Cambridge and beyond. Join us as the Cambridge Police Department shares information about scams targeting seniors, and learn how to prevent yourself from becoming a victim. Call 617 661 6900 to register.