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Welcome to Senior Planet @Avenidas!

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

Thu October 1 | EDT

Social Media

Online / By Phone

In this presentation you’ll get a general introduction to social media and learn about some of the more popular social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Hosted by Senior Planet @Avenidas
Thu October 1 | EDT
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until 12/18/2020

Short Story Podcast Discussion Group

Online / By Phone

Podcasts are free audio shows found online. Join us as we discuss an assigned podcast! Hosted by Senior Planet @Avenidas
Fri October 2 | EDT
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until 12/19/2020

Tech Tutoring with Verizon Volunteers

Online / By Phone

Please join us for our tech tutoring sessions with Verizon Volunteers!
Mon October 5 | EDT
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Introduction to Hosting on Zoom


We'll go over what you need to start your first meeting, as well as some hosting tips to make it a success. Hosted by Senior Planet @Avenidas

News & Stories

Senior Planet News

Election 2020: Senior Planet Rocks the Vote!

Senior Planet rocked the vote in a phone-a-thon to encourage voter turnout. Missed the call? Check out the story and info on voter resources.
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.

Latest Articles

Book Club

Senior Planet Book Club: It’s Not All Downhill from Here

We read chapters 11-20 this week. What did you think?
Healthy Aging

Hearing Aids and Masks

Hard of hearing? Here are 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.