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Quotes for an inspiring Spring

Spring is the season of renewal, inside as well as outside. Besides shaking out carpets, cleaning out closets, and breaking out of our winter health habits (suggestions here) it’s a good time to do a mental tune-up, sweeping out old ideas, freshening up a point of view, and trying something different. Here are some thoughts…

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Aging with Attitude Film Awards

It’s time for our 5th Aging with Attitude Film Awards—Senior Planet’s take on the Oscars; this time with a special comment from a certain famous director, exclusively for Senior Planet. Read on! As in earlier years, we’re nominating films released over the last year that embody “aging with attitude.” The pressure is increasing in Hollywood…

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Got a minute? Watch a movie.

“One Mobile, One Minute, One Film” is the motto of the international Mobile Film Festival, but you don’t need a mobile to screen these 50 one minute films. Now in its 13th year, a panel of experts have winnowed down the top 50 entries from among hundreds submitted from aspiring filmmakers the world over. Until…

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What Albert Einstein – and others – had to say about love

Love takes many forms – romantic love, sexual love, family love, the love we have for friends, for pets, and for ourselves. Here are some thought starters for all different kinds of love as we approach Valentine’s Day. “Love is a better teacher than duty.”  – Albert Einstein   “I sustain myself with the love…

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Is a Smart Home for You? Here’s What You Told Senior Planet

Years ago, living in a smart, or automated home was the stuff of science fiction, but technology is catching up… ..but would you live in a smart home? Senior Planet recently fielded a survey of some of our readers to learn more about your attitudes and concerns about smart home technology. Here’s what we learned. Does this…

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Senior Planet goes to the Consumer Electronics Show

  The Consumer Electronics Show (learn more here) is wrapping up. This annual trade show is a gadget/tech/electronics extravaganza that is the proving ground for gearheads, dreamers, upstarts, startups, and inventors in new and established companies worldwide. To stay on top of tech developments and innovations that can help Senior Planet members and improve programs…

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Quotes to inspire your New Year

Boost your new year’s resolve, gain new perspective, and find new insights with these quotes from philosophers, authors, performers and leaders. “What we think, we become.” – Buddha       “You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself.” – Ethel Barrymore       “Life shrinks or expands in proportion…

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Resolve to be healthier in 2018

Looking for a Healthy New You for the New Year? Here’s a grab bag of tips and advice from our archives. Get healthier with meditation This might be the year you learn this ancient and remarkable practice to improve your physical and mental health. You’ll find a complete guide in the Senior Planet Toolbox on…

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A year of “Aging with Attitude”

Learning the different ways, approaches and thoughts about “aging with attitude” from our interviewees is a gift that keeps on giving with each new profile. Here’s a quick summary of the gifts of wise words and advice about ‘Aging with Attitude” from our featured profile subjects over the past year.   Joan Ditzion:   Aging with…

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Listen: Ending Ageism

Margaret Morganroth Gullette is a well-known anti-agism warrior and a thoughtful and insightful thinker about aging and its issues. She is the resident scholar at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandies University and the author of books like Agewise: Fighting the New Ageism in America (University of Chicago Press, 2011) and Aged by Culture…

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