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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

Monday, February 24: Using Google Earth and Street View
Monday, March 2: Listening to Podcasts
Monday, March 9: Comparison Shopping
Monday, March 16: Scanning Photos with Photo Scan
Monday, March 23: Copying and Pasting on your mobile phone
Monday, March 30: Using Google Lens



Using Google Photos

Friday, February 7th,1-3pm
Learn how to use Google Photos to organize, edit and share your photos. In this course you’ll learn how to download photos from your camera, tablet, or mobile phone to your computer and use Google Photos to store and backup your images. You’ll learn how to create albums to organize photos by date, people, places, or a theme and share them with friends and family. This course will be taught by Google experts. Join us in learning how to simplify and organize your photo collection! Registration is required. Please email or call 617-401-4009.


1:1 Bring Your Own Device Session with BU Students

Friday, March 13th, 1-3pm

The Boston University Community Service Center is partnering with Cambridge Community Television to offer people over 50 years of age one-to-one assistance with technological devices. 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. Sign up today! Contact 617-661-6900 and ask for Ellen, or email

Age Engage

Friday, March 20th, 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