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August 15, 2013

Planet Talk: Monologist David Greenberger

…from the Milwaukee area. A documentary, “A King In Milwaukee,” was made, which led the Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, WI to bring me back in 2011 for the conversations…

May 21, 2016

Summer Camps for Adults—Yes, Older Ones, Too

Did you go to camp as a kid? If you fondly remember long summer days filled with arts and crafts, team games (Color War anyone?), campfire sing-alongs, swimming, theme days…

January 23, 2015

How I Created an Instant Social Life Using Meetup

…politics or the arts, to urban adventures, crafting and writing. There are even groups for seniors, but it turns out that one of Meetup’s strengths is its easy intergenerational mix….

February 20, 2013

Art History Emoji

…and ran with it on Twitter, with the hashtag #emojiarthistory, starting a Twitter conversation in emojis. The arts site hyperallergic.com spotted it the same day and reported on it. And…

June 30, 2013

Linky Sunday: A Senior Film Fest, Robots As Caregivers, Aging and Sleep Cycles…

…camp The Pittsburgh Trib reported in a trend among older vacationers: grown-up summer camp. With activities ranging from performing-arts classes to mountain biking, camps offer structured enrichment opportunities for those…

March 14, 2016

Blueberries & Alzheimer’s? And more from the week online

…some 875 people 65 year or older. Read more here Quick Links Practicing Tai Chi reduces the risk of falling, researchers say Do men get osteoporosis? Using the arts to…

April 3, 2016

New housing solution unites youth & seniors + more from the week online

…last year.” If the trend continues, could we one day see vinyl outpace streaming? Read it at Tech Insider Arts At 84, a long-forgotten artist causes a sensation Arthur Kern…

May 17, 2015

A moving tribute to a rock legend with dementia – and more from the week online

…of West Virginia University when he received his Regents Bachelor of Arts degree on May 17. Brutto enrolled at WVU in 1939, but in ’42 the war interrupted his education….

September 13, 2017

Back to School: Free Online Courses 2017

…through practical exercises in form and structure, can help you write poetry that changes the way you and your readers think about the world. California Institute of the Arts on…

March 28, 2018

Meet the Member: Calvin Ramsey

…Green Book Chronicles, a documentary inspired by Ramsey’s play and co-produced by him and Becky Searles, will be presented at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design . On April…

May 26 | 7:00pm

Live dance and video evening

The Mimi Garrard Dance Company presents a concert of live dance and video at New York Live Arts. They’re premiering a new work by Austin Selden and two new works…

June 30 | 11:00am5:00pm

Exhibit: Augusta Savage, Renaissance woman

…work as an arts educator, activist, and Harlem Renaissance leader catalyzed social change. This exhibition explores Savage’s lasting legacy through her own work and that of the younger artists she…

February 28 | 6:00pm7:30pm

Culture Trekkers

…RSVP required. Email team@seniorplanet.org or call 914-510-7771 . You will receive further details after signing up. This week: The Museum of Arts and Design 2 Columbus Circle New York, NY…

October 6, 2014

Aging With Attitude: Dr. Ephraim Engleman, 103

…happy century. I belong to a men’s club in San Francisco dedicated to the arts. I do a lot of writing and music with them. We recently did a concert…

May 18, 2016

A Senior Residence is On the Block — But 5 Seniors Won’t Budge

…the Aging Brain” at Nautilus. It’s part of an entire, wide-ranging issue on Aging that’s well worth checking out — click here. Arts After 60 years on the job, he’s…