Senior Planet Montgomery is offering more online courses, focusing on ways to enable older adults to learn and utilize technologies to improve their daily lives.

According to a Montgomery County press release, a course offered on Thursday, Sept. 10 will teach the benefits of installing smart thermostats. Participants will learn how to integrate smart thermostats into their home through apps and other smart home devices like Google Home and Alexa. This course runs from 11 a.m. to noon.

Additionally, from 11 a.m. to noon on Friday, Sept. 11, a course dedicated to teaching a new way to make your voices heard will be offered. In conjunction with Causes (formerly Countable), this class will teach participants a new app that allows users to identify and contact their congressional representatives and senators. According to the press release, Causes is a “non-partisan website and app devoted to making the government more understandable.”

To learn more about Senior Planet Montgomery and their other online offerings, visit https://seniorplanet.org/locations/montgomery-county/. You can also contact Senior Planet Montgomery at 240-753-0676 or via email at mocoinfo@seniorplanet.org.

Reid Flumbaum

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Reid Flumbaum is a senior at the University of Maryland, majoring in Broadcast Journalism. He loves technology, automotive journalism, and 80s music. He
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