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October 5, 2012

Get Involved

Want to help us harness the power of technology to change the way we age? Here are several important ways you can get involved with the Senior Planet community and…

February 19, 2020

The “New” Old in Design

…and arrived in New York City with new additions from five faculty members of Pratt School of Design. The exhibition presents creative, provocative, and engaging concept designs across six themes:…

March 24, 2016

Medicare Ratings of Medicare Advantage Plans Are a Farce

members access to medical services and prescription drugs and increased their members’ out-of-pocket costs for care in violation of CMS requirements. Medicare’s star ratings are supposed to indicate a health…

January 31, 2020

Join Us for Our Membership Drive and More!

…with Pam, the Membership & Advocacy Manager Membership works a bit differently at our Colorado and @Avenidas locations. For more information on membership in Colorado, email Center Manager Judy Rough;…

March 20, 2019

“Work!” it!

It’s Thursday afternoon at the Senior Planet Exploration Center in New York City. In the computer lab in the back of the Center, members are Googling themselves. They’re students in…

July 10, 2013

Explore NYC: Rowing in Manhattan

…steerer and navigator of the boat.) It turned out to be pretty darn fun, at least if you’re in decent shape. Most members are over 50, and perhaps 20 percent…

September 13, 2019

“Fall” Into New Skills and New Classes

…only enroll in one course per quarter and new Members must fill out a Senior Planet Membership form; you’ll be notified on Registration Day if you can be placed in…

November 6, 2016

Seniors Bring Back Peace & Love in Disturbing Times

…far from what we believed in. My husband and I met in college in 1969, both bonafide members of the Peace & Love generation. As this campaign season unfolded, we…

February 8, 2013

Top 5 Dating Sites for Seniors

…mate’s education, faith, politics and other choices that you might find important. And this dating site can’t be beat on sheer volume: It boasts a membership of over 17 million,…

March 21, 2018

Get digitally savvy – for free

…tech-savvy volunteers. B eing a “techie” is not a requirement for Senior Planet membership; one of its most popular courses, “Computer Basics,” is designed for people who have never turned…

November 1, 2019

PBS NewsHour: “For These Seniors, Entrepreneurial Ambition Is Far From Retiring”

…segment! Pegged to the first-ever fashion show featuring original designs by Senior Planet members, such as Carlos Lewis and Martinu Schneegass, the news item included wonderful shots of our members

September 12, 2018

Get your tech on – for free!

…accommodate members at all different levels,” explains Chelsea Senior Planet’s T raining Manager E lizabeth Pooran. “We stay at a steady pace and have a welcoming environment. There’s no such…

January 29, 2018

The Joyful Hearts Choir: Music, Memory and Meaning

…the community’s assisted living area or by family members; two caregivers sing along, too. From Plan to Reality Bonnie Stover, chorus spokesperson and director of volunteer services for Front Porch,…

November 27, 2019

Support Senior Planet This Giving Tuesday

…of $5,000, and all members and fans of Senior Planet are being encouraged to donate whatever their means may allow, simply by visiting the secure online donation webpage. Members may…

June 18, 2018

Get free tech help this summer

…where no question is regarded as ‘silly,’” says Chelsea Senior Planet’s Program Associate Elizabeth Pooran. “The Center’s courses were designed to be taught at a steady pace to accommodate members