Event Series Senior Planet

Startup! Adult Entrepreneurship at Exploration Commons

Exploration Commons at 50 East 50 E Main St, Westminster, MD, United States

Learn about digital tools to jump-start your startup. Are you interested in becoming an entrepreneur? This lecture gives an overview of important digital tools to help you get your online business up and running. Learn about e-commerce sites, how social media can help promote your business, and how to use video chat platforms for services....

Event Series Senior Planet

Mobile Health Apps Lecture – Senior Planet

Carroll County Public Library - Taneytown 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, MD, United States

Did you know that your smartphone is also a powerful health tool? This lecture introduces common health apps, like the iPhone's built-in app and the Google Fit app. You'll learn about using the app's step counter, as well as integrating information from other popular health and fitness apps. You'll also learn the benefits of saving...

Event Series Senior Planet

Internet of Things – Senior Planet

Carroll County Public Library - Finksburg 2265 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, MD, United States

This lecture provides an overview of the vast world of the Internet of Things and discusses best practices for keeping your devices secure. Learn about how consumer devices communicate with each other across this ecosystem and which of your devices are part of the Internet of Things. You’ll also find out about the technology that...

Event Series Senior Planet

Mindfulness Apps – Senior Planet

Carroll County Public Schools - Eldersburg 6400 West Hemlock Drive, Eldersburg, MD, United States

Need to unwind? Here's some tech for the mind! Mindfulness is the ability to be fully present and aware. You can practice mindfulness through simple activities. This lecture introduces mindfulness and its physical and mental benefits, such as reducing anxiety, improving memory, and lowering blood pressure. You’ll learn about popular apps that teach breathing and...

Event Series Senior Planet

Smartphones at a Glance – Senior Planet

Carroll County Public Library - Finksburg 2265 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, MD, United States

If you’re curious about what smartphones can do and why they’ve grown so popular, come to this lecture. You’ll learn about popular smartphones on the market and some of their pros and cons. We’ll also compare and contrast two of the most popular operating systems: Android and Apple’s iOS. How smart are they? We'll tell...

Intro to Managing Your Privacy – Senior Planet

Carroll County Public Library - Finksburg 2265 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, MD, United States

Concerned about privacy? Unsure about accepting cookies? Come learn about some essential privacy tips! In this introductory lecture, we’ll review how ads target us online, how to limit tracking, where to find browser settings and extensions to better control how our information is shared. We’ll also discuss some of the key features of password managers...

Event Series Senior Planet

Instagram Basics – Taneytown

Carroll County Public Library - Taneytown 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown, MD, United States

Come learn about this popular social media platform. You’ve heard about Instagram; now come learn about this visually-oriented sharing platform, one of the most exciting of the social media sites. This lecture offers an overview of some of Instagram's more popular features and will give you a taste for what all the fuss is about....

Money Matters – Senior Planet

Carroll County Public Library - Finksburg 2265 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, MD, United States

The internet can open a new world for saving money and managing your finances. This lecture introduces online banking and goes over how to keep your financial information safe. You’ll also learn about online shopping and explore some digital resources for saving money on entertainment, prescription drugs, and everyday items. Explore ways that tech can...

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