Press Highlights

Monday, August 22, 2022

KSAT 12 News: “These digital literacy classes can help older adults connect to people, resources”

Senior Planet in San Antonio and AARP San Antonio discuss upcoming free digital literacy classes for older adults in this interview for SA Live.

Monday, March 14, 2022

McKnight’s Home Care: “Senior Planet Book Club fosters social connections”

The Senior Planet Book Club — a free, online group led by Senior Program Assistant Rebecca Altneu — is explored in this in-depth feature.

Sunday, March 13, 2022

Texas Metro News: “Texas Women’s Foundation Honors Seven Women At Its April 26th Leadership Forum And Awards Celebration”

Senior Planet in San Antonio Trainer Pat Jasso will be honored at this year’s Texas Women’s Foundation Leadership Forum & Awards Celebration.

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Staten Island Advance: “A 68-year-old ice hockey goalie? This S.I. ‘super senior’ and cancer survivor was named an AARP sponsored athlete”

Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete Paul “PJ” Gammarano, Sr. spoke with the Staten Island Advance about his hockey-playing days — then and now — his battle with cancer, and inspiring a new generation of skaters.

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.

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.

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.

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Wyoming News Now: “Laramie senior finds community online”

Senior Planet Supporter Germaine St. John speaks about her experience participating in online programming and building friendships throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Monday, November 8, 2021

McKnight’s Home Care: “Robust digital program offers opportunity for adults to exercise, practice mindfulness at home”

Tom Kamber, Executive Director of OATS & Senior Planet from AARP, discusses seniorplanet.org’s free daily online fitness classes.

Monday, October 4, 2021

The Seattle Times: “Seattle powerlifter, 76, wants you to know it’s not too late to get started”

Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete Abbey Moon is a 76-year old Seattle resident with a passion for powerlifting.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

TODAY: “How you can help your aging parents from afar”

NBC News correspondent Vicky Nguyen interviews Tom Kamber, Executive Director of OATS & Senior Planet, about our virtual programs, help hotline, and more.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

The New York Times: “Remote Learning Isn’t Just for Kids”

In this New York Times article, Kerry Hannon reports on how the internet has empowered adult learners by providing new online tools to ramp up education and training.

Friday, October 30, 2020

KSAT 12 News: “Senior Planet launches series of virtual Day of the Dead events”

Senior Planet San Antonio’s weeklong event series for Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is featured in this video report.

Saturday, August 22, 2020

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.