Inspiring Stories

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Skydiver Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld on Skydiving After 60

Champion sky-diver Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld will gather with 100 skydivers, all 60+, for the largest ever simultaneous free fall of older adults. 

Saturday, March 11, 2023

Meet the Trainer: Jeanette Giancaspro

The leader of our Creative Creations Discussion Group has some special insights about creativity for National Crafts Month.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Rick Clendenen, 72: The Joy of Pickleball

Want to get started in pickleball, the nation’s fastest growing sport? Here’s how Sponsored Athlete Rick Clendenen got his start.

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Wendy R. Friedman: Mixed Media and Morning Stretch Maven

Found objects are a lifelong source of artistic inspiration and creativity for Wendy R. Friedman, but finding Morning Stretch was a game changer.

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Meet the Trainer: Josy Delaney

For American Heart Month, Senior Planet Participant-turned-Trainer Josy Delany discusses women’s heart health, and the joys of Tai Chi.

Saturday, January 28, 2023

Introducing the 2023 Senior Planet Sponsored Athletes

Meet the newest Senior Planet Sponsored Athletes and learn their inspiring — and fun — approaches to fitness, from CrossFit to pickleball.

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Helen Battle’s “Wish of a Lifetime” Granted!

Helen Battle, a life-long humanitarian, takes center stage as part of her “Wish of a Lifetime!”

Saturday, January 14, 2023

Meet the Trainer: Ying Cheng

Ying Cheng, trainer for Senior Planet from AARP, talks about teaching programs in Mandarin and a special class for the Lunar New Year. 

Saturday, January 7, 2023

Finishing Strong: Sponsored Athletes 2022 Wrap-Up

The 2022 Senior Planet Sponsored Athletes share their favorite moments from the program and leave the community with some lasting fitness advice.

Thursday, December 29, 2022

A Year of Aging with Attitude: 2022

What does aging with attitude mean to Oscar nominees and Senior Planet Trainers, Sponsored Athletes and volunteers?

Wednesday, December 28, 2022

David English’s Music: Tech and Creativity

David English has always been fascinated by the cross-section of technology and creativity and uses both to create compelling music videos.

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Meet the Trainer: Pat Whitty

“I really want to do whatever I can to help people view aging as an opportunity – not a problem.”

Saturday, November 26, 2022

PJ, 69: The “Moustache Classic” for Men’s Health

Sponsored Athlete PJ talks about his involvement with a charity hockey tournament and his personal connection to the cause.

Saturday, November 12, 2022

Conoce al entrenador: Cas Castro

Cas Castro, entrenador físico de Senior Planet, habla sobre Morning Stretch, su horóscopo y kung fu.

Saturday, November 12, 2022

Meet the Trainer: Cas Castro

Cas Castro, fitness trainer for Senior Planet, talks about Morning Stretch, his horoscope and kung fu.