Life & Culture

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Stephen Talbot: What I Saw at the Demonstration

A child star alum of Leave It to Beaver, Stephen Talbot, 74, just completed a documentary about what he saw during the 1969 Vietnam antiwar movement.

Thursday, March 2, 2023

A Senior Sweep at Oscars?

At this year’s Academy Awards, age only serves to enhance talent, with one senior earning his 53rd nomination at 90 years of age.

Monday, February 27, 2023

Q&A: Artist Kevin Blythe Sampson

Kevin Blythe Sampson, a pioneer in many ways – in art and in breaking racial barriers – talks about his journey and the healing power of found objects.

Friday, February 24, 2023

Open Thread Update: Romantic Lessons

Readers share their Valentine’s Day insights and memories. Add yours!

Thursday, February 23, 2023

The True West: America’s Black Cowboys

Black cowboys inspired modern films like Corsicana, The Harder They Fall, and now Nope, and as long ago as…The Lone Ranger.

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Senior Planet Talks To….Bruce Davison

Character actor Bruce Davison talks exclusively to Senior Planet about his work, favorite roles, and Henry Fonda’s advice.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Attention Armchair Travelers! Discover the World With Us!

Hike the rainforest from your seat as Senior Planet teams with Discover Live for virtual interactive guided tours.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Beat the Valentine’s Day Blues with SPC

Valentine’s Day means, for some, a reminder of an unwelcome solo state – but help, fun and community is only a click away.

Monday, January 30, 2023

Get Social…and De-Clutter!

January is clean slate time. What better slate to clean than those cluttered closets, wardrobes, pantries, garages, and the like?

Monday, December 26, 2022

Get Social…and Get Cooking!

The holidays make us all ‘foodies” who love to eat – but why not eat and meet new people by trying a group cooking class?

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Senior Planet Talks To…Nick Nolte

Three-time Oscar nominee Nick Nolte talks exclusively to Senior Planet about his favorite roles, current projects, and about working with Katherine Hepburn.

Monday, October 31, 2022

Spooky Short Films on YouTube

Fire up your laptop, turn off all the lights, and check out some of the spookiest short films on YouTube.

Monday, October 24, 2022

Get “Crafty” – and Get Social!

Crafts offer people of all ages an outlet for creativity, relaxation  – and making new friends. What’s your favorite craft?

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Streaming Shows To Watch This Fall

Tired of TV with no characters you can relate to?  Here’s a rundown of shows on Hulu, Apple TV and more with relateable characters.

Monday, September 26, 2022

Get Social: From URL to IRL

Meeting people virtually via Senior Planet becomes an annual in-person tradition for one group.