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Senior Planet and the #MeToo Movement

Recently, members of Senior Planet had the opportunity to weigh in on the #MeToo movement, the grassroots campaign to raise awareness of sexual harassment in all its forms. Online publisher Vox visited the Senior Planet Exploration Center as part of a survey conducted with Morning Consult, a nonpartisan technology and media company, to learn what our members…

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Inspiring quotes for Older Americans Month

As we enter Older Americans Month, what do famous artists, activists and authors thought as they contemplated age?  Here’s a quick look: “The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.”  ~ Frank Lloyd Wright   “Oh, the worst of all tragedies is not to die young, but to live until I am seventy-five and yet…

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A Special Message for Senior Planet members

While every month is Older American’s month at Senior Planet, May is specifically designated Older American’s Month by the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living.  The 2018 theme is one Senior Planet members are well familiar with: Engage at Every Age.  This theme encourages everyone to enrich their own lives and to…

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Extended deadline for vendors at NYC Entrepreneur Fair

On Wednesday, May 9th, from 11am-2pm, Senior Planet will host a Spring Entrepreneur Fair at our Center in Chelsea (127 West 25th Street). We’d like to invite Senior Planet members with businesses to set up tables to sell and promote their products. This is the perfect opportunity to spread the word about your business to…

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Spring Classes kick off at Senior Planet

With registration for the spring quarter taking place, the first week of April was a busy one for Senior Planet. Members looking to sign up for courses convened at the Manhattan Senior Planet Exploration Center, and at our partner sites across the city, in New York State’s North Country and in Montgomery County in Maryland.…

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We did it! Senior Planet North Country Lives on!

On Saturday, March 31, the New York State Legislature voted to continue funding the Senior Planet North Country program through April 2019, as part of the 2018-2019 state budget. This may not have been possible without the hundreds of messages of support that poured in from Senior Planet members and to the on-the-ground efforts of…

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Preview some 2018 Oscar® Nominated Short Films

Curious about the 2018 Oscar® Nominated Short Films? ShortsTV, which bills itself as “the global home of short movies” (learn more here), presents short films on selected TV channels for selected providers, online and in theaters. They also produce and distribute the annual Oscar® Nominated Short Films theatrical release nationwide starting February 9. Links to the participating…

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