Inspiring Stories

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Conoce a la entrenadora: Michelle Sanchez

Michelle Sanchez, entrenadora de tecnología para Senior Planet en NYC, habla sobre su trabajo, su herencia y el Club de español.

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Meet the Trainer: Michelle Sanchez

Michelle Sanchez, technology trainer for Senior Planet in NYC, talks about her work, her heritage, and the Spanish Club.

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Carolyn, 74: What Makes an Athlete?

You might be an athlete without even realizing it! In her latest update, Sponsored Athlete Carolyn provides insight and inspiration. Join Carolyn on September 14 for a live virtual hike!

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Insider Tips on Healthy Aging

Happy September, and Happy Healthy Aging Month! Learn some insider tips on healthy aging, revealed by the Senior Planet Sponsored Athletes.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Inspiring Stories: Edith and Her “Gratitude Trip”

Edith, who is in her 70s and still working full-time, recently returned from traveling across the Canadian Rockies alone for 37 days.

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Sally, 66: Don’t Let the Fear of Falling Rule Your Life

Sponsored Athlete Sally shares how to overcome the fear of falling with better balance techniques. Join Sally on August 17 for a live fitness session!

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Meet the Trainer: Wanda Woods

If you’ve taken a class from Senior Planet in Colorado, it is likely you already know the magic Wanda Woods brings to her job as Senior Planet trainer.  

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.