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Welcome to Senior Planet North Country!

Senior Planet helps seniors learn new skills, save money, get in shape, and make new friends. Our courses, programs, and activities are changing the lives of older adults far beyond technology. Won’t you join us?

Upcoming Events

Free
Mon September 28 | EDT
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 11/30/2020

Range of Motion

Online

Improve mobility, muscle strength and functional ability with this class that includes a variety of chair exercises. Hosted by Senior Planet North Country
Free
Mon September 28 | EDT
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until 01/25/2021

Line Dancing

Online

Learn to line dance and have a good time with fellow Senior Planet members.
Free
Tue September 29 | EDT
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Tuesday, repeating until 02/23/2021

Stronger Bones

Online

Activate the joints and muscles and increase mental focus during this chair exercise class. Hosted by Senior Planet North Country
Free
Wed September 30 | EDT
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Wednesday, repeating until 02/24/2021

Chair Chi

Online

Chair Chi is a gentle exercise program to help people receive the benefits of the traditional Tai Chi in the comfort and safety of a chair. Hosted by Senior Planet North Country

News & Stories

Senior Planet News

The Reverend Dora DeVan’s Civil Rights Story

Watch this presentation from Senior Planet Colorado member, Dora DeVan, as she shares the personal story of her family's civil rights struggle.
Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete

Liliana Cortez, 76: Strong and Ready to Serve

A lifelong interest in yoga and other holistic practices helped Liliana Cortez make an important decision.
Stories of Change

Arline Rubin: Crafting Her Way Through Quarantine

NYC Member, Arline, is staying sane inside by staying busier than ever with a dizzying array of crafts...and a few Senior Planet online classes.
Press Coverage

The New York Times: “Recognize Misinformation on the Internet”

Senior Planet's "How to Spot Fake News" online lecture is featured in this new guide for older adults from The New York Times.

Latest Articles

Healthy Aging

Hearing Aids and Masks

Hard of hearing? Here are their tips on how to insure you don’t miss a word despite that mask. 
Open Thread

Open Thread: How Are We Holding Up?

When and how did you notice the lockdown was getting to you - and how did you fix it?
Activism & Advocacy

Q&A: Gloria Steinem

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem, talks about life, the soon-to-be released biopic of her life, and about Ruth Bader Ginsberg.
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Open Thread

Open Thread Update: Are We the 2030 Problem?

Readers speak out about the "2030" problem.