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Coffee, Cake…and end of life issues

We give little thought to death and dying when we’re young. Then as we grow older, sooner or later we’re confronted with the deaths of people we love – family and friends. So how do we come to terms with the stigma and fears surrounding death and difficult end-of-life decisions? Thanks to the growing popularity…

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More reasons to get tech savvy

Learning new technologies can be daunting, and at times may seem like more trouble than it’s worth. But as members of the Baby Boomer generation reach retirement age, there are plenty of good reasons to make sure they’re up to date on the latest technology. The good news? It doesn’t have to be difficult. Scott…

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Get free tech help this summer

Seniors are becoming more comfortable with technology, with the Pew Institute reporting that some one third of those over 65 are online several times a day and 8 percent online almost constantly. While an improvement over previous years, those numbers lag far behind the rest of the population. Fortunately, seniors can do something about it. Whether…

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Senior Planet Gets Active at Senior Tech Forum and City Hall Rally

Senior Planet members wrote down their pledges for the #mytechpledge campaign. On Thursday, June 7, 2018, the New York City Council convened at City Hall in Lower Manhattan for a critical budget meeting. Senior Planet was there… and our voices were heard! Thanks to the hard work of the Senior Planet members enrolled in the…

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New Scams on the horizon

According to the FBI statistics, adults aged 60 or more years lost more than $342 million as victims of internet scams in 2017; the statistic was part of the “2017 Internet Crime Report” released by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center. Senior Planet is running this update to alert our members, courtesy of Experian.    What…

Speak out for Affordable Housing

Starting June 7, city residents can speak out about affordable housing. There are some 900,000 rent stabilized apartments in New York City housing an estimated two million New Yorkers; rent increases in these apartments are governed by the NYC Rent Guidelines Board (RGB)  which establishes the lease guidelines for rent stabilized apartments, lofts and hotels. The…

Senior Planet and the #MeToo Movement

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…

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HEALTHY AGING


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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Senior Dating and Sex


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.

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TECH TIPS FOR SENIORS

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.

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SENIOR TRAVEL


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.

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