Inspiring Stories

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

People We Love: Norma and Art Menard

Norma and Art Menard talk about how they are delivering free tech classes and re-building their rural community after a difficult and isolating time.

Saturday, July 16, 2022

PJ, 68: Creating a Physical Fitness Action Plan

Sponsored Athlete PJ shares helpful tips for older adults who want to get (and stay) active. Join PJ on July 20 for a live fitness session!

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

People We Love: Drag Queen Jazzanne Capri

Meet Drag Queen Jazzanne Capri, the hostess of Senior Planet’s upcoming Pride Party! 

Saturday, June 11, 2022

Connected NYCHA: Meet Audrey, Outreach Coordinator Extraordinaire 

Audrey Hilliard started as a Senior Planet student in 2016 before quickly joining the staff as an outreach coordinator. Here’s her story.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Keo, 85: Top 5 Strength-Building Tips for Seniors

Sponsored Athlete Keo shares his favorite workout tips for older adults. Join Keo on June 15th for a live strength-training session!

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

These Senior Athletes are Aging with Attitude

On National Senior Health and Fitness Day the 2022 Senior Planet Sponsored Athletes shared their motivation for staying active and invited you to join a special event.

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Connected NYCHA: Meet Amalia

Amalia has been taking Senior Planet classes since 2016, but it wasn’t until joining the Connected NYCHA program that she tapped into the joys of using technology in her day-to-day life.

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Preserving the Legacy of a Legendary Gardener

Pearl Fryar, 82, is a self-taught, award-winning topiary artist and Mike Gibson is giving new life to his nationally recognized garden.

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

People We Love: Henrietta Mantooth, 97, Painter and Unabashed Humanist

Henrietta Mantooth, 97, talks about being a Painter and an “Unabashed Humanist.”