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Monday, December 4, 2023

Tech: Wearables that help your health

Wearables, the technology people wear on their bodies, are 2023’s hot trend, and will be even more popular in 2024. Here’s the low down on what’s coming up

Sunday, December 3, 2023

Open Thread: Happy Festivus!

It’s Festivus, and time for the Airing of Grievances related to how society responds (or doesn’t) to the needs of older people.

Friday, December 1, 2023

Open Thread Update: Thank You

Readers shared their own Gratitude Lists – and offered the most uplifting, inspiring set of comments, ever. What’s on your Gratitude List?

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Hola! Senior Planet Enters Miami

Senior Planet’s newest walk-in Center, Miami’s first technology-themed community center for older adults, opens January 8.

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Senior Planet Talent Show!

Are you a vocalist? An instrumentalist? Spoken word expert? Send audition video by 12/11 and you could be among the 19 performers in the Senior Planet Talent Show!

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Senior Planet Book Club: Good Night, Irene by Luis Alberto Urrea

We’re finishing the book this week! Let us know what you think in the comments. Don’t forget to join us for a virtual discussion on Zoom this Thursday, 11/30 at 4:30pm EST!

Monday, November 27, 2023

Volunteer – and Get Social!

Animals? Nature? What’s your pleasure? Use our guide to find the volunteer opportunity that feeds your passion while meeting new people.

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Gratitude – It’s Not Just for Thanksgiving!

Gratitude — it’s not just for Thanksgiving! Learn the secrets to staying grateful, even when you hit a bump in the road.

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Inspiring Story: Lauren Kingsland, 68

Senior Planet checks in with Lauren Kingsland about how technology keeps her connected to quilting communities around the world.

Monday, November 20, 2023

Ask Joan: What To Do When Sex Hurts

Senior Planet’s Sex Columnist counsels a woman who finds sex painful yet her husband insists.

Saturday, November 18, 2023

Ask The Techspert: Beware of Deepfakes

The Techspert tackles deepfakes, their dangers, how to avoid being fooled – and what to do if you’re a victim of an online impersonation scam

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Dr. Laura Stachel: Solar Powered Maternity Care

A trip to Nigeria drove Dr. Laura Stachel to bring life-sustaining electricity to maternity wards in underserved hospitals — in a suitcase. 

Monday, November 13, 2023

Call for Entries: Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete 2024!

Could you be the next Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete? Read about this exciting opportunity to share your fitness lifestyle!

Monday, November 13, 2023

Money: Taxes and Charitable Donations

Tax and finance experts list ways to give to charities and cut your tax bills at the same time, ahead of Giving Tuesday November 28.

Sunday, November 12, 2023

Play November: Civic Participation

With election season on the mind, challenge your civic knowledge! Test your skills with our Civic Participation themed monthly crossword puzzle.