Press Highlights

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’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.

Friday, August 21, 2020

News12: “Non-profit Program Helps Seniors Learn Technology Skills”

Senior Planet member Virginia Hamlin and OATS Executive Director Tom Kamber spoke to News12 in this feature for National Senior Citizens Day.

Monday, June 29, 2020

AARP: How to Set Up an Online Social Security Account

Senior Planet collaborated with AARP to produce a series of articles and webinars on popular topics, including the My Social Security online program.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

NYC MOCTO: “City of New York Delivers 10,000 Internet Devices to older NYCHA Residents”

OATS and Senior Planet have been selected to provide training, support, and a brand new curriculum.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

The New York Post: “Virtual programs help elderly combat pandemic-fueled loneliness”

Senior Planet’s virtual fitness and technology classes are featured in this piece from The New York Post.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

AARP: How to Use Zoom to Stay Connected During the Coronavirus

Senior Planet collaborated with AARP to produce a series of webinars on popular topics, including Zoom videoconferencing software.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

NPR’s All Things Considered: “How Some Are Trying To Teach Senior Citizens To Spot Fake News”

Senior Planet Montgomery County and OATS were highlighted on NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

Friday, February 7, 2020

Palo Alto Online: “New technology-themed institute brings tech-hungry seniors downtown”

Palo Alto Online published a great feature on Senior Planet @Avenidas, our newest location in the birthplace of Silicon Valley.