The Museum of Obsolete Objects
A whimsical YouTube site celebrates technologies that have become obsolete – although you might still have some of them lying around.read more
Online dating is fun at any age. But if you are a woman in your sixties or seventies, it can be a bit of a challenge. You need to be armed with the right tools to be successful. It takes time and tenacity. (How about these senior men who are looking to date women who…read more
There are active seniors and then there is Flo Meiler. Meiler, 83, is the undisputed female octogenarian pole vaulter in the United States, if not the world. The picture to the right of her clearing a five-foot, three-inch bar at the 2015 Senior Games (on the right) is part of a remarkable collection created by…read more
With the help of Senior Planet classes, nine 60+ entrepreneurs were open for business ahead of Mother’s Day at the Senior Planet’s Exploration Center on May 9. They took over the space in the Chelsea Center to offer jewelry, scarves, pillows, wall hangings, scented sachets, wallets, iPad holders, digital art, Mothers’ day ‘rose” corsages, soaps,…read more
How can we sustain intimacy while facing the challenges of life-stage transitions.read more
Recently, members of Senior Planet had the opportunity to weigh in on the #MeToo movement, the grassroots campaign to raise awareness of sexual harassment in all its forms. Online publisher Vox visited the Senior Planet Exploration Center as part of a survey conducted with Morning Consult, a nonpartisan technology and media company, to learn what our members…
The moms in our lives are our daughters, daughters-in-law, mothers-to-be, spouses, sisters, sisters-in-law, cousins, and friends – all individuals, all unique, each special in her own way. Tell them they’re special with a gift as unique and individual as they are, produced by our own Senior Planet entrepreneurs. Following the success of our annual Entrepreneur…
Earth Day is April 22nd, but the whole month is dedicated to saving our beautiful planet’s environment. According to the Earth Day Network, that date’s the largest civic observance in the world, with more than one billion people participating in Earth Day activities each year. You can become more eco-savvy simply by using your mobile…
When acclaimed photographer Sky Bergman decided to film her 100-year-old grandmother Evelyn Ricciuti working out in the gym, she had no idea it would kick-start her own second career as a documentary maker. Now “Lives Well Lived” – featuring 40 inspiring people aged 75-plus talking about their lives – is picking up film festival prizes…
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We know now that we can increase our chances of staying physically and cognitively healthy through our final years — it’s not all in the genes. Here’s what you need to know and the resources to help.
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Who says we don’t need meaningful relationships and sexual healing when we’re older? We might just have to rethink what “sex” means now and how dating can work for us. Check out these articles and links.
Whether you’re a digital newbie or have been using computers since your first Commodore, there’s always something new to learn — and new online experiences to taste. Take look at our tips and links.Open this toolbox
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Travel post-60 doesn’t have to mean Caribbean cruises and group trips. Online services make it easier and cheaper to adventure – and even to retire abroad.