Author: Pamela Hugi

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

People We Love: Drag Queen Jazzanne Capri

Meet Drag Queen Jazzanne Capri, the hostess of Senior Planet’s upcoming Pride Party! 

Saturday, June 11, 2022

Connected NYCHA: Meet Audrey, Outreach Coordinator Extraordinaire 

Audrey Hilliard started as a Senior Planet student in 2016 before quickly joining the staff as an outreach coordinator. Here’s her story.

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Connected NYCHA: Meet Amalia

Amalia has been taking Senior Planet classes since 2016, but it wasn’t until joining the Connected NYCHA program that she tapped into the joys of using technology in her day-to-day life.

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

People We Love: Henrietta Mantooth, 97, Painter and Unabashed Humanist

Henrietta Mantooth, 97, talks about being a Painter and an “Unabashed Humanist.” 

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

People We Love: Lila Botero

Be inspired by Lila Botero’s journey from Senior Planet participant to volunteer…to employee.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

People We Love: Richard Turner, Card Shark Turned Tech Entrepreneur

Richard Turner is a world-famous sleight-of-hand performer, a black belt in karate, and a motivational speaker–with one more trick up his sleeve.

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

People We Love: Helen Uffner

With more than 40 years in the industry and 1500 films and TV shows behind her – Helen Uffner stands as the owner of the last vintage costume rental business in all of New York City. 

Monday, October 5, 2020

Open Thread: October Birthdays!

How are you celebrating?

Monday, September 21, 2020

Senior Planet Book Club: It’s Not All Downhill From Here

Let’s discuss the first chapters of “It’s Not All Downhill From Here”

Monday, September 14, 2020

Senior Planet Book Club: It’s Not All Downhill from Here

The votes are in!

Monday, September 7, 2020

Senior Planet Book Club: Vote For Our Next Book!

Which book should we read next?

Monday, September 7, 2020

Open Thread: September Birthdays!

How are you celebrating?

Monday, August 31, 2020

Senior Planet Book Club: The Mothers (Final Week)

Let’s discuss “The Mothers.”

Monday, August 24, 2020

Senior Planet Book Club: The Mothers (Week 2)

Let’s discuss “The Mothers.”

Monday, August 17, 2020

Senior Planet Book Club: The Mothers (Week 1)

Let’s discuss the first chapters of “The Mothers.”