Inspiring Stories

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.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Inspiring Stories: The Third Act

Two expectation-defying men found success turning an artistic passion into new careers later in life. What’s your third act?

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.

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Keo, 86: How I Learned to Accept and Embrace Using a Cane

Struggling with the idea of using a mobility aid? Read some helpful advice from 86-year-old Sponsored Athlete and weightlifter Keo.

Saturday, October 8, 2022

Meet the Trainer: Gloria Barksdale

Gloria Barksdale is a self-described Virginia farm girl who reinvented herself into an IT wizard and teacher/trainer for Senior Planet.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Meet Evana Lewis, 73 – Comedy Special Star

Meet Evana Lewis – Senior Planet Participant and one of the stars of the comedy special “Good Timing with Jo Firestone.”

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.