Activism & Advocacy

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Caregiving for Caregivers

Caregiving is difficult, but caregivers can learn tips to ease burnout – and comment on a National Strategy to Support Caregivers.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Sokie Lee, 64, Mobilizes Clean-up Campaigns

Sokie Lee and her partner, Ken, organize large scale clean-ups of neglected areas in Manhattan with hundreds of volunteers.

Friday, October 7, 2022

Fly Like an Eagle!!!

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

Monday, October 3, 2022

Finding Voting Resources Online

Curious about online sites that facilitate voting?  Find out online what you need to know before election day. 

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.

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Senior Planet saluda el mes de la herencia hispana, ¡y todos los meses! – con ofertas específicamente destinadas a nuestras comunidades latinas e hispanas.

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Hispanic Heritage Month

Senior Planet salutes Hispanic Heritage month – and every month! – with offerings specifically meant for our Latinx and Hispanic communities.

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

It’s YOUR Day!

This August – we’re loud and proud for senior citizens!  Here’s how to celebrate National Senior Citizens Day this month!

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, July 21, 2022

How To Be Your Own Healthcare Advocate

Seniors who experience unsatisfactory treatment in healthcare don’t have to suffer – they can become their own healthcare advocates.

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, June 16, 2022

Interview with Pride Historian Jonathan Ned Katz

Jonathan Ned Katz is a scholar, historian, activist, and visual artist…and a gay detective finding missing persons – get his story here.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

What is Juneteenth?

Learn about Juneteenth, the first new federal holiday established since Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 1983 – and join a discussion on June 17.

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Senior Planet—por diseño

¿De dónde vienen todos esos programas y clases de Senior Planet? Aquí hay una mirada al interior de Senior Planet…por diseño.

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Senior Planet—by Design

Where do all those Senior Planet programs and classes come from? Here’s an inside look on Senior Planet…by Design.