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Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Escaping the Digital Desert

Millions of seniors are living in a desert -a digital one. Learn about some new initiatives to help increase their access to the internet.

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Mark Newton, 61: Super Bowl-er

Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete Mark Newton explains his passion for a 7,000-year-old sport. No, it’s not bocce… it’s lawn bowling!

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Becoming a Local Advocate with Barbara Witte-Howel

Learn about Barbara’s fight for “equitable representation of seniors in every aspect of San Antonio decision making.”

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Digital Essentials for Caregivers

Here’s a preview of Digital Essentials, a new, free program that teaches caregivers and care recipients 60+ to use tech to shop, get help and more. Register now!

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Abbey Moon, 76: Powering Through Life

Sponsored Athlete Abbey turned trauma into triumph through her mastery of powerlifting. She is determined to prove that strength, power, and confidence can be achieved at any age.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

More Seniors Achieve Digital Equity

A report on digital equity reveals a few welcome surprises.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Ready to Return? Take Our Reopening Survey

How do you feel about going back to Senior Planet centers in person? Fill out this short survey.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Elisse Barnes, 60: Dancing Her Way Around the Globe

Sponsored Athlete Elisse overcame challenges to meet her weight loss goal. Now she is taking the next steps to inspire others on their own fitness journeys.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Kathy Mathieson on Learning From Senior Planet and Cicadas 

Kathy Mathieson shares her thoughts on technology, lifelong learning….and cicadas.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Introducing the 2021 Senior Planet Sponsored Athletes

Meet the newest Senior Planet Sponsored Athletes and learn their inspiring — and unique — approaches to fitness.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Senior Planet Honored for Best Community Websites and Mobile Sites in the 25th Annual Webby Awards

We’re proud to be honored by the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Carmen Matias, Cabaret Producer

Carmen Matias’ talent is spotting talent and taking risks — in her career, her cabaret, and her activism.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Ready, Set, Sweat: Senior Fitness Day May 26

Mark your calendar for some fun, new fitness classes in our upcoming Senior Fitness Day celebration on May 26.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Call for Entries: Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete 2021!

Could you be the next Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete? Read about this exciting opportunity to share your fitness lifestyle!

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

New Name, Same Mission

Become a Senior Planet Supporter Today!