Inspiring Stories

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Inspiring Story: Bob McLean, 69

After retiring six years ago, Bob McLean finally had time to do something he’d always dreamed of: become bilingual. 

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Richard, 71: Mobilize and Revitalize

Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete Richard Westbrook explains how spending 10 minutes on mobility each day can alleviate joint pain for runners and non-runners alike.

Saturday, September 9, 2023

Meet the Trainer: Brian Rapsey

When Brian Rapsey joined Senior Planet from AARP, he instantly fell in love with teaching technology to older adults.

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Historia inspiradora: Anthony Burton, de 64 años

Anthony Burton, jubilado y artista, comparte cómo la clase Morning Stretch (Estiramiento matutino) de Senior Planet mejoró su salud… y su perspectiva.

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Inspiring Story: Anthony Burton, 64

Anthony Burton, retiree and artist, shares how Senior Planet’s Morning Stretch improved his health…and his outlook.

Thursday, August 17, 2023

Gerry, 75: Tips for Healthy Cooking and Eating

Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete Gerry Smith shares her top tips for healthy food shopping, cooking, and eating.

Saturday, August 12, 2023

Meet the Trainer: Debbie Peebles 

Senior Planet trainer Debbie Peebles, a scuba diver and tap dancer in Colorado, decided retirement wasn’t for her.

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Inspiring Stories: Alice Shields’ Electronic Opera

While fighting misogyny in the classical composition world, Senior Planet participant Alice Shields paved a new road in electronic music.

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Kathy, 73: What Warms Up, Must Cool Down

Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete Kathy Malloy shares the physical and mental benefits of warming up and cooling down before and after exercise.

Saturday, July 8, 2023

Conoce a la entrenadora: Betty Carnevale Guerrero

La entrenadora Betty Carnevale Guerrero comparte las alegrías de ayudar a las personas mayores a superar su “miedo a la tecnología”.

Saturday, July 8, 2023

Meet the Trainer: Betty Carnevale Guerrero 

Trainer Betty Carnevale Guerrero shares the joys of helping seniors get over their “technology fear.”

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Inspiring Stories: Wes Morrison’s Ritual

Losses following several epidemics caused Wes Morrison, 78, to develop – and share – his sensitive method for connecting with loved ones before it’s too late.

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Richard, 70: Running Technique – Dos, Don’ts, and Cues

Have fun while you run! Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete and competitive runner Richard Westbrook shares his top tips for injury prevention and enjoying your time out on the track.

Saturday, June 10, 2023

Meet the Trainer: Sharlitta Nipper 

Senior Planet trainer Sharlitta Nipper taps her 16 years as an IT trainer to help Senior Planet participants pursue their purpose via technology. 

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Checking In With the 2023 Sponsored Athletes

To wrap up National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, the 2023 Senior Planet Sponsored Athletes share their secrets for staying active.