Category: Stories of Change

Wednesday, December 16

Mind, Body, and Spirit: Sponsored Athletes 2020 Wrap-Up

In a year unlike any other, the Senior Planet Sponsored Athletes took a holistic approach to wellness — putting physical and mental health to the test.

Thursday, December 3

Chinta: “Think of it like a door – open it and explore.”

Meet Chinta, a member of our Connected NYCHA program, who has been learning and thriving with her new tablet.

Wednesday, November 25

Meet the Member: Lezrette Hutchinson

Lezrette is transforming her mental and physical health with the help of Senior Planet while staying in lockdown in New York.

Friday, November 20

Liliana Cortez, 76: Learning Every Day

Gardening in the Bronx? This Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete is finding creative ways to stay fit and healthy.

Friday, November 6

David Hill, 63: Spreading His Wings

Sponsored Athlete David is embracing retirement and navigating his way through the pandemic by walking, running, and even birding.

Wednesday, October 28

Cathy, 67: “I Have Pivoted”

Meet Cathy, a member of our Connected NYCHA program, who has been learning and thriving with her new tablet.

Tuesday, October 27

Meet a Member: Frederick Weston

Senior Planet remembers artist, activist, and revered member, Frederick Weston.

Friday, October 23

Joan Janek, 67: Stress Fighter

After surviving a series of stressful events, Sponsored Athlete Joan is sharing healthy tips for living life to the fullest.

Friday, October 16

Burr Daly, 81: Training in the Era of COVID-19

This Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete won’t let anything get in the way of his training. With help from friends, and technology, Burr is back on the track.

Friday, October 9

Menny Borovoski’s “Seeing Eye”

Senior Planet member Menny Borovoski’s photography workshop opens a new way of seeing to members.

Wednesday, October 7

Funny Girl: How Jane Stone Started Stand-Up in her 70s

What’s so funny about living alone in lockdown? Senior Planet Member Jane Stone asks “What isn’t?!”

Wednesday, September 16

Snehlata, 69: “I feel connected again”

Meet Snehlata, a member of our Connected NYCHA program, who is learning to use her very first tablet — and loving it!

Wednesday, September 2

Liliana Cortez, 76: Strong and Ready to Serve

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

Wednesday, August 26

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.

Monday, August 17

Happy Senior Citizens Day!

Join us on August 21 as we mark Senior Citizens’ Day with a special Zoom discussion about following your dreams.