Teaching those over 50 how to ease into the world of technology, multi-media devices and computers.

​Located at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, 76th St and Amsterdam Ave.


Please note that SeniorTechNYC registration process has changed.


To register from this site, click below on the name of the class you are interested in to complete your registration.  SeniorTechNYC registrations are now processed by the JCC and all confirmation notices will come to you directly from the JCC.


If you have questions about our classes, please call the SeniorTechNYC hotline 646-505-4390 or click the Contact Us tab to send an email; someone will get back to you to answer all your questions.


Classes will begin on  Oct. 15.


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​IPhone – The Basics  (Sold Out)

Learn the basics of iPhone navigation, personalization, and using some of the pre-installed apps that came with your phone.  Even if you are already using your iPhone to make calls and to text, this workshop will fill in the gaps. 

Nancy Neschis
1 Monday, Oct 15   1 pm – 3 pm $25 /$30


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Computer Lingo

How to decipher and use computer symbols, acronyms, and shortcuts.  Hashtags, hyperlinks, emoticons, apps, urls, http, www – and more. 

Prerequisite: A desire to know. 


Muriel Mandel
1 Tuesday, Oct 16   1 pm – 3 pm $25 /$30


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Streaming – What It Is and How to Do It (All Devices) 

Streaming lets you bring movies, TV shows, live sporting events, news, and music from the web to your home. Find out how to bring the world of entertainment to your computer or TV through streaming. Find popular choices that you can rent, buy, subscribe, or watch for free. 

Abby Rich
1 Thursday, Oct 18  1 pm – 3 pm $25 /$30


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Streaming – What It Is and How to Do It (All Devices) 

Streaming lets you bring movies, TV shows, live sporting events, news, and music from the web to your home. Find out how to bring the world of entertainment to your computer or TV through streaming. Find popular choices that you can rent, buy, subscribe, or watch for free. 

Abby Rich
1 Tuesday, Nov 13   1 pm – 3 pm $25 /$30


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One-to-One (All Devices)

Tech-savvy teens will provide instruction in the subject of your choice. Bring your questions (and your device if it’s mobile) and get guidance and hands-on practice. 

1 Sunday, Oct 21     1:30 pm – 3:00 pm $15


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One-to-One (All Devices) (Sold Out)


Tech-savvy teens will provide instruction in the subject of your choice. Bring your questions (and your device if it’s mobile) and get guidance and hands-on practice. 

1 Sunday, Nov 18    1:30 pm – 3:00 pm $15


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One-to-One (All Devices)

Tech-savvy teens will provide instruction in the subject of your choice. Bring your questions (and your device if it’s mobile) and get guidance and hands-on practice. 

1 Sunday, Dec 16    1:30 pm – 3:00 pm $15


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One-to-One (All Devices)

Tech-savvy teens will provide instruction in the subject of your choice. Bring your questions (and your device if it’s mobile) and get guidance and hands-on practice. 

1 Sunday, Jan 13     1:30 pm – 3:00 pm $15


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Internet Dating

When was the last time you went on a date?  If the answer is long ago, join us in exploring internet dating sites - JDate, Our Time, Match, Tinder, Zook and more. This mother and daughter duo are bridging the generation gap and the technology divide to bring you their first-hand knowledge and experience with internet dating.  You’ll discover what makes an effective profile, how to respond, when not to respond, what photos work, and how to finesse the phone interview. Go online with us, set up a profile and take advantage of the free options.

If you have a tablet with stored photos, bring it to class. 
 

Melanie Radley/Karen Jeanne Radley
1 Wednesday, Oct 24   1:30 pm – 3:30 pm $25 /$30


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Meet Alexa – A Virtual Assistant

Alexa is the virtual assistant built into Amazon’s Echo devices. It allows you to play music, ask questions, get the news, and much more. We will explain the different Echo devices, show you how to set one up, and give you a chance to ask Alexa some questions.

You do not need an Echo device to attend this workshop.
 


Abby Rich
1 Thursday, Oct 25   1 pm – 3 pm $25 /$30


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Managing Your Passwords

Have too many passwords to remember? We will discuss the dos and don’ts of creating passwords and the various ways to manage them.  Learn about passphrases, two-step verification and password generators and managers.   

Joan Kushinoff

1 Monday, Oct 29   10 am – 12 pm $25 /$30


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Managing Your Passwords  (Sold Out)

Have too many passwords to remember? We will discuss the dos and don’ts of creating passwords and the various ways to manage them.  Learn about passphrases, two-step verification and password generators and managers.   

Joan Kushinoff
1 Thursday, Nov 8   1 pm – 3 pm    $25/$30


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Beyond the Basics on Your iPhone  (Sold Out)

Want to get the most out of your iPhone?  Learn advanced features in Safari, the Control Center, managing photos, 3D Touch, and much more including many tips and tricks.  Turn your iPhone into an even more useful tool!

Prerequisite:  iPhone – The Basics or similar experience. 


Nancy Neschis
3 Mondays, Oct 29, Nov 5 & 12   1 pm – 3 pm $60 /$70


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Social Media Basics: Facebook

Facebook is one of the world's most popular websites and can connect you with almost anyone! This class teaches how "to friend" your friends, post an update about yourself, comment on others’ posts, and join groups - all the basics to stay connected with people near and far. 

If you have a Facebook account, you will need to know your ID and password. If you do not have an account, come to class at 5:30 and we will help you create one


Blaire Moskowitz
1 Monday, Oct 29    6 pm – 8 pm $25 /$30


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Photo Editing on Your iPad 

Use the free Adobe Photo Express app to crop, correct, enhance and even remove blemishes. Learn to email or post the edited photo. 

Prerequisite: Download Adobe Photo Express app on your iPad.
 

Muriel Mandell
1 Tuesday, Oct 30   1 pm – 3 pm $25 /$30


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Word for Writers


Struggling to make your writing easy to read and look professional?  This class will help writers format their work for ease of revision, presentation and pre-publishing. It will look at formatting before, during and after writing. We will discuss pagination and make suggestions for versioning. Styles versus manual formatting will be addressed. Examples will use Microsoft Word but other software packages will be examined. 

Abby Rich
1 Thursday, Nov 1   1 pm – 3 pm $25 /$30


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Instagram

Instagram is a photo-sharing application and service that allows users to share pictures and videos either publicly, or privately to pre-approved followers.

This class will teach you the basics of taking pictures, uploading pictures, editing and saving photos in Instagram as well as how to flip through other photographer's "albums". It’s the perfect way to stay up-to-date with your children and/or grandchildren.

Bring your smartphone (Android/iPhone) to class. 

If you have an Instagram account, you will need to know your ID and password. If you do not have an account, come to class at 9:30 and we will help you create one.
 


 Eyal Engel
1 Monday, Nov 5   10 am – 12 pm $25 /$30


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Social Media Basics: Twitter

Heard about Twitter in the news and curious about it? Learn how to "follow" people of interest, read information about topics of your choice (hashtags), and post your own 280 character musings.

If you have a Twitter account, you will need to know your ID and password. If you do not have an account, come to class at 5:30 and we will help you create one.
 

Blaire Moskowitz
1 Monday, Nov 26   6 pm – 8 pm $25 /$30


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Android Phone Small Group Workshop

Do you have questions about how to get the most from your Android phone?  Do you want to know more about available apps and how to access them?  Bring your Android phone and your questions to get hands-on help.  

Anna Chase
1 Thursday, Nov 29  1 pm – 3 pm $25 /$30
 


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WhatsApp


WhatsApp is one of the world's most used applications for sending private/group text messages, images, and other types of information as well as making voice and video calls with one or more contacts at a time. In this class, we will cover all of WhatsApp's features. You will learn how to use WhatsApp efficiently and take advantage of everything it has to offer, including sending GIFs (join the class to find out what it is if you don't know), backing up your chats, and determining your privacy settings. 

If you have a WhatsApp account, you will need to know your ID and password. If you do not have an account, come to class at 9:30 and we will help you create one.
 


Eyal Engel
1 Monday, Dec 3    10 am – 12 pm $25 /$30


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Apps for iPad and iPhone

If you are using most of the applications that came with your iPad or iPhone and are wondering what else you can do on your device, this workshop will show you how to find and install other free or very low-cost apps.  We will look at all the app categories including travel, books, games, entertainment, reference, and more.

Prerequisite: Knowing your Apple password!
 


Nancy Neschis
1 Monday, Dec 3      1 pm – 3 pm $25 /$30


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Social Media Basics: Instagram

Instagram is a photo-sharing application and service that allows users to share pictures and videos either publicly, or privately to pre-approved followers.

This class will teach you the basics of taking pictures, uploading pictures, editing and saving photos in Instagram as well as how to flip through other photographer's "albums". It’s the perfect way to stay up-to-date with your children and/or grandchildren.

Bring your smartphone (Android/iPhone) to class.

If you have an Instagram account, you will need to know your ID and password. If you do not have an account, come to class at 5:30 and we will help you create one.
 

Blaire Moskowitz
1 Monday, Dec 17    6 pm – 8 pm $25 /$30


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