Register for Seniors’ Computer Classes May 2

Senior coaches always needed to help

Seniors interested in learning about computers can register for a variety of classes offered by the Putnam County Office for the Aging at the Koehler Senior Center, 180 Route 6 in Mahopac, and the Putnam Valley Senior Center, 117 Town Park Lane, Putnam Valley.

The next registration will be held May 2. Registration is the first Thursday of every month at Mahopac from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and at Putnam Valley from 10 a.m. to noon. Philipstown residents are encouraged to register at either center.

Classes being offered are Computer Fundamentals, Maintaining Your Computer, Internet and Email, Digital Photography, and many more. New this season is a class for iPads and iPhoto for the iPad in Putnam Valley. Free workshops in Mahopac and Putnam Valley are being planned for the spring. These include How to Save Big $$ on the Web, Everything Mac, How to Choose the Right Computer, Using Your Digital Camera With your Computer, Facebook Overview and Security, How to Create a Family Cookbook, Planning Your Trip on the Internet, Organizing Files and Folders, IPad Demonstration, Computer Overview for Beginners, and Keyboarding. Workshops are just for one day and last approximately two hours.

Anyone age 55 or over with computer skills is encouraged to become a volunteer. Coaches to assist in classes are always needed. To learn more about the classes and workshops, or to volunteer, please contact Cathy O’Brien at 845-628-6423 or [email protected], or visit the website at

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