About SeniorPlanet.org

Online since 2006 and relaunched in fall 2012, SeniorPlanet.org celebrates aging by sharing information and resources that support aging with attitude, and helps people who were born long before the digital revolution to stay engaged and active by bringing a digital-technology focus to a range of topics – among them news, health, sex and dating, art and design, senior style, travel and entertainment.

Senior Planet is written and edited by staff and freelance writers, the majority of whom are veteran journalists. Meet the SeniorPlanet.org team of editors and contributing writers.

While the site reaches seniors nationwide, SeniorPlanet.org is based in NYC and is home to the only events calendar curated for older New Yorkers.

Editorial Policy

SeniorPlanet.org is editorially independent. All service and product recommendations reflect the opinions of our editorial staff or authors. Senior Planet does not entertain guest posts from marketers, and all links to external websites are editorially driven.

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Submit Listings Information for an NYC Event

While SeniorPlanet.org’s content is relevant for readers everywhere, we offer the only listings calendar for older New Yorkers. If you would like us to consider an event for the listings, please submit this information via email to events@seniorplanet.org.

  • Name of event
  • Date and start time
  • Price including senior discount if available
  • Venue address including street address and borough
  • Closest subway and bus lines
  • Accessibility
  • URL for event (the event webpage)
  • Description, backstory and any other information that will help us write a listing that might interest our readers. Note that we will not use your description.

Contribute to Seniorplanet.org

Seniorplanet.org welcomes queries from freelancers interested in contributing reported stories or profiles. We also welcome listicles, quizzes and other forms of digital content. Please browse the site and get a feel for our voice and the type of content that we publish. Then email editor@seniorplanet.org with a two- or three-paragraph pitch. Include links to published work.

We occasionally publish original opinion pieces and personal essays, especially humor. We also cross-post on occasion. Send queries or finished pieces to editor@seniorplanet.org.

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 A Project of OATS

Senior Planet is a project of Older Adults Technology Services, a New York-based nonprofit that since 2004 has engaged, trained and supported older adults in using technology to improve their quality of life and enhance their social and civic engagement. By providing seniors with engaging, positive online experiences and opportunities to have a voice on the web, Senior Planet supports the OATS mission to use technology as a vehicle for enhancing the lives of older adults.