Author: NaBeela Washington

Monday, February 27, 2023

Q&A: Artist Kevin Blythe Sampson

Kevin Blythe Sampson, a pioneer in many ways – in art and in breaking racial barriers – talks about his journey and the healing power of found objects.

Thursday, February 23, 2023

The True West: America’s Black Cowboys

Black cowboys inspired modern films like Corsicana, The Harder They Fall, and now Nope, and as long ago as…The Lone Ranger.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Beat the Valentine’s Day Blues with SPC

Valentine’s Day means, for some, a reminder of an unwelcome solo state – but help, fun and community is only a click away.

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Dr. Jamesetta Ferguson Creates a Village

Dr. Jamesetta Ferguson is a woman on a mission; learn how this AARP Purpose Prize winner is reshaping her Kentucky community.

Thursday, December 15, 2022

Chien-Chi Huang, Health Activist

Breast cancer survivor Chien-Chi Huang is working to increase access to health education and high quality care for Asian women and their loved ones.

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Does Your Internet Have a Speed Limit?

There’s more to broadband access than you think!

Friday, October 7, 2022

Fly Like an Eagle!!!

A recent report highlights the dramatic improvements connectivity can offer isolated seniors.

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Catching Up With Ify Nwabukwu

Ify Nwabukwu talks about her life since winning the AARP Purpose Prize, her battle with breast cancer, and her new book.

Monday, August 29, 2022

Gayle Kirschenbaum, Creator

How important is creativity? It’s essential, according to Gayle Kirschenbaum, artist, filmmaker, photographer and writer.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Want to Access the ACP Program?

Reducing the cost of your internet bill or receiving free internet services is now easier than ever! Here’s how with help from Senior Planet.

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Paul Leon and the Illumination Foundation

Paul Leon, 67, a recent AARP Purpose Prize winner, talks about how he founded the Illumination Foundation to ease California’s homelessness crisis. 

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.

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Hang with National Park Service Ranger, Betty Reid Soskin, 100

Betty Reid Soskin, recent National Parks Service retiree – at 100 – still has plenty to share about her life, her career, World War 2…and dating Jackie Robinson.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Meet the Seniors in Play!

Acting classes and performances specifically for older adults makes the leap from the stage to online….and vice versa.

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Preserving the Legacy of a Legendary Gardener

Pearl Fryar, 82, is a self-taught, award-winning topiary artist and Mike Gibson is giving new life to his nationally recognized garden.