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Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Pat Jasso: Every Day is Women’s Day

With her active volunteer work in her San Antonio hometown, every day is Women’s Day for Senior Planet trainer Pat Jasso.

Saturday, March 5, 2022

MsFAITH!, 62: Walking the Walk

Sponsored Athlete Evon “MsFAITH!” Bennett shares her story of walking her way to fitness….and enjoying the journey.

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

My Green Montgomery: “Online Programs Help Residents Lower Energy Costs”

Since 2020, Senior Planet in Montgomery has partnered with Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection to offer unique online programming that allows older adults to explore technology that can help lower their utility bills.

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Guo Nian Hao (过年好) – Happy (Lunar) New Year

Here’s an inside look at how to celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Tiger.

Saturday, February 12, 2022

Mattie: “We’re all learning.”

At 76, Connected NYCHA participant Mattie learned how to Zoom into a virtual birthday party. “Yesterday they told me to pat myself on the back!”

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Make Your Smartphone Smarter!

Make your smartphone smarter with these clever hacks to enhance your smartphone experience on an Android phone and an  iPhone.

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

UTSA: “Researchers awarded over $1M to address technology disparities facing older adults”

As part of a $1.18 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), OATS from AARP and Senior Planet in San Antonio will help increase access to technology among San Antonio’s older adult population.

Friday, January 28, 2022

KMVT 11: “3G to 5G will leave millions of devices obsolete”

Tom Kamber, Executive Director of OATS & Senior Planet from AARP, discusses the shutdown of 3G networks and how older adults can prepare to upgrade their cell phones and communications devices.

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Introducing the 2022 Senior Planet Sponsored Athletes

Meet the newest Senior Planet Sponsored Athletes and learn their inspiring — and unique — approaches to fitness, from ice hockey to surfing.

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Strength at Any Age: Sponsored Athletes 2021 Wrap-Up

The 2021 Senior Planet Sponsored Athletes share their favorite moments from the program, and leave the community with some lasting fitness advice.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Let’s Talk Money!!

New Senior Planet trainer Jane Burk gives the low-down on an exciting series all about finance. Let’s Talk Money!!

Saturday, January 1, 2022

Abbey: Maintaining Motivation

Sponsored Athlete Abbey shares tips on staying motivated to complete your fitness goals — throughout life’s unexpected ups and downs.

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

News 4 San Antonio: “Senior Planet San Antonio offering free technology classes for senior citizens”

Darryl Greer, Program Lead at Senior Planet in San Antonio, joined “Evening Break” to share how older adults can join free online classes and receive no-cost tech help.

Monday, December 27, 2021

A Year-end Note From Tom Kamber

Review the exciting events and accomplishments Senior Planet achieved in 2021 in a special message from Tom Kamber.

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Hollis: Support from Trainers and Friends

Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete Hollis shares the benefits of working with a personal trainer, and reflects on her time in the SPSA program.