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February 12, 2020

North Country Members on “Lobby Day”

…residents. This year, on February 4th, 15 North Country residents drove down to Albany for our annual “Lobby Day.” Members’ testimony Why would a group of members take the time…

November 17, 2019

Meet the Members: Deborah Gouge and Dean LeClaire

Two Senior Planet members find fun, fitness and more teaching line dancing to fellow members in the North Country….

November 15, 2019

Membership: The Details

This Membership Model Is Different, We Know. But So Are We. Considering membership? Hear why other members across the nation support Senior Planet: “I get asked by a lot of…

May 2, 2018

A Special Message for Senior Planet members

…2018 theme is one Senior Planet members are well familiar with: Engage at Every Age. This theme encourages everyone to enrich their own lives and to reach out to enrich…

October 30, 2017

The Village Model: A Neighborly Way to Age in Place

…services. What a Village Provides Its Members Besides the ongoing neighborliness of village members, a typical village provides for the social, educational and day-to-day needs of members through a more…

January 3, 2020

New Membership, New Opportunities

You’ve spoken and we listened! In our annual 2019 survey, hundreds of diverse members of the Senior Planet community expressed their aspirations and preferences for improving the membership experience in…

January 24, 2020

“Pop Up” Out of a Comfort Zone

…a Nintendo Switch, while a room full of your peers cheer you on as you zoom your way to the finish line on Mario Kart? A group of members in…

January 23, 2015

How I Created an Instant Social Life Using Meetup

…some groups are inactive or have very few members; the best groups have been around for a long time and have a lot of members. I checked out member profiles…

June 13, 2018

Senior Planet Gets Active at Senior Tech Forum and City Hall Rally

…from city council members. Senior Planet members (from left to right) Jenny, Wilma, Bobby, Wilma, and Shirley shared their stories at the Senior Tech Forum. Over breakfast, the participants shared…

December 4, 2019

Senior Planet Entrepreneurs to hold Holiday Fair

Senior Planet members are an entrepreneurial bunch. We saw that at Chelsea’s Senior Planet Fashion Show where members showed off their fashion flair and retail savvy. Next was Senior Planet’s…

November 29, 2019

A new way to age in place…digitally.

…a background check on all persons—both volunteers and community members alike. After being accepted on the platform, community members can request “community deeds” like help with laundry, a visit to…

July 18, 2013

Looking for Love Later: a Dating Site for Farmers Finds Traction in the City

…percent of FarmersOnly’s more than 500,000 members are older than 50, the site’s media director Michael Gober says. Senior members are divided 50:50 between male and female. Miller is confident…

April 24, 2019

Meet a Volunteer: Noah Stern

…two years, also sings his praises. “Noah was a perfect fit giving tech advice to our members,” Barbara says. “He knows his stuff. Members come in and ask for him…

January 31, 2020

Tired of Air BnB? Try these.

…includes breakfast. The club, started in 1993, gives Viall access to a directory listing 2,000 members worldwide. They all agree to host other members, if the timing is convenient. People…

July 27, 2015

What Does It Feel Like to Get Old? Ask Cyndi.

When members of the online community Quora meet offline, it can be hard for them to figure out just who is who. But that never seems to be a problem…