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Technology Resources

Baltimore County Department of Aging (BCDA) offers a wide array of options for keeping aging residents connected with today’s technology, including internet discounts as well as the "3Ts" listed below.

Tech Support

Attend a one-on-one tech support session.

Training

Online and in-person options available.

Tools

BCDA can provide available devices to low-income families.

 

Internet Discounts

BCDA provides assistance to find low-cost internet service through the Affordable Connectivity Program, which offers long-term financial assistance to qualified households of up to $30 a month toward Internet service. BCDA is hosting four ACP sign-up events to get you connected to free home internet and choose the speed that’s right for you. Make an appointment to receive assistance with ACP internet benefits at one of our events.

Tech Support

In partnership with the University of Maryland Extension, BCDA offers free, one-on-one tech support sessions for your personal devices, such as smartphones, tablets, computers and applications like Zoom, Facebook and more.

Our CyberSeniors Tech Helpline is available Thursdays from noon to 2 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. No need for an appointment, select one of the links below for assistance:

Training Opportunities

Learn more about the details of the free training courses listed below.

CyberSeniors Technology Mentors

BCDA is partnering with the University of Maryland Extension to offer CyberSeniors classes. CyberSeniors Technology Mentors are young people who have been trained to teach technology to older adults, including the following tips for using your smartphone, tablet or computer:

  • Online Games: Entertain yourself with games safety
  • Online Photography: Capture and share the best photos
  • Genealogy: Discover your family’s history online
  • Banking Online: Save time by banking and paying online
  • Buy and Sell Online: Buy, swap and sell items on the internet

View dates that sessions are being offered and how to register:

 

Senior Planet Workshops

BCDA is partnering with Senior Planet from AARP to help older adults over the age of 60 use technology to learn new skills, save money, get in shape and make new friends.

Upcoming Events

Select an event below to learn how to register, or browse the technology resources calendar, or individual calendars for:

Tools

Through various tablet gift programs, BCDA is able to provide devices to low-income families (based on availability).

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