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Friday, July 15, 2022

Open Thread Update: Shopping Sprees and Retail Therapy

Art supplies? Flowers? Hats? Readers share the shopping splurges that lift them when they need some retail therapy. What’s yours?

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Avoid Travel Scams This Summer

First the good news: We’re finally able to travel. Now the bad news: Travel and vacation scams are on the rise. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Senior Planet Book Club: Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times edited by Carolina de Robertis (Discussion Week)

We finished the book. Let us know what you think in the comments below or the Book Lovers Club on Senior Planet Community! Don’t forget to join us on Zoom this Thursday at 4:30PM EDT!

Monday, July 11, 2022

Pets and Passwords: What People Forget in their Wills

Make sure your estate plan include some things that are frequently omitted or overlooked – pets and passwords. 

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Watch: Age Is an Asset

Had enough of the ageism in popular culture? Check out this inspiring Tedx talk: Age is an Asset – and the Four Diamonds.

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Quick Answers to Health Questions

Do you have any health questions that you’ve been meaning to research?

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Senior Planet Book Club: Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times edited by Carolina de Robertis (Week 4)

We read the section entitled “Seeds” this week. Let us know what you think in the comments below or the Book Lovers Club on Senior Planet Community!

Monday, July 4, 2022

Name That Firework!

No July 4 celebration would be complete without fireworks, but do you know a Brocade from a Comet? 

Monday, July 4, 2022

Apps for that Summer Road Trip

Savvy road trippers know that a smartphone is their best friend on the road – and there are more options besides Google Maps.

Friday, July 1, 2022

Open Thread Update: Class Reunion

Where were you in ’72? Attending a 50th high school reunion is a walk down memory lane. In penny loafers. What was your reunion like?

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Debra Britt and the National Black Doll Museum

Dolls are more than just a window into the joy and minds of children and people. – just ask the National Black Doll Museum’s Debra Britt.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Senior Planet Book Club: Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times edited by Carolina de Robertis (Week 3)

We read the section entitled “Branches” this week. Let us know what you think in the comments below or the Book Lovers Club on Senior Planet Community!

Monday, June 27, 2022

Socialize… y rescate animales

Rescatar animales también puede rescatar a las personas, del aislamiento y la soledad. Los animales son un gran puente para conocer a otros.

Monday, June 27, 2022

Get Social…and Rescue Animals

Rescuing animals can rescue people, too – from isolation and loneliness. Animals are a great bridge to meeting others.

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Might You Have (Gasp) Kareishuu?

On the list of “First World problems to worry about,” it’s definitely not number one – but for some, kareishuu holds a spot near the top.