Author: NaBeela Washington

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Senior Planet Talks to…Martha Reeves

Martha Reeves of the Vandellas and the co-author of “But Will You Love Me Tomorrow: An Oral History of the ‘60s Girl Groups” talk about her career and aging with attitude.

Monday, July 31, 2023

Striking the Right Chords

Learn about a Senior Planet virtual Open Mic community where older adults nationwide explore or rediscover their inner musicians.

Thursday, July 13, 2023

Black Cowboys and Cowgirls

Some 25 percent of working cowboys were Black and many of their stories remain to be told.

Thursday, June 29, 2023

Outdoor Afro: Connecting Black Seniors with Nature

Some 60,000 Black older adults nationwide connect with nature and with other seniors through Outdoor Afro’s outdoor programs.

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Stir-Fry Meals on Wheels

During COVID, one Brooklyn group rallied Chinese restaurants to provide ‘Stir Fry Meals on Wheels” to homebound elderly Asian Americans.

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.