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October 5, 2012

Rules of Conduct

Generated Content Senior Planet has no obligation to prescreen user information contributed to the Senior Planet website, however Senior Planet does have the right to edit, refuse to publish or…

January 29, 2013

Planet Talk: Abby Stokes, Computer Coach

Abby Stokes will talk about her book “Is This Thing ON?” at the Senior Planet Book Club on January 30. Click here for more details. Abby Stokes is what’s commonly…

February 14, 2013

Planet Talk: Writer-Activist Ashton Applewhite

talk about using stereotypes against ourselves without knowing that we are – which is a form of internalized ageism. Can you talk about that? If all you see out there…

May 7, 2015

Watch: Planet Talk Live with Senior Sexpert Joan Price

in sex? In this inspiring talk, which was recorded April 29, 2015 at the Senior Planet Exploration Center in NYC, Joan answers seven of the questions about sex that seniors…

February 26, 2014

Planet Talk: “This Chair Rocks” with Ashton Applewhite

…journalist Ashton Applewhite explores on her popular blog This Chair Rocks. This talk, subtitled “How Ageism Warps Our View of Long Life” and part of the Planet Talk “Bold Ideas…

April 21, 2013

Planet Talk: Joan Price

talk about. Men are not used to talking about their feelings. How can a woman help? If she shows how much she appreciates the things he does and leads him…

September 12, 2014

Planet Talk: Elizabeth Streb, Choreographer

…to see the “Born to Fly” trailer. This interview was originally published on Senior Planet in December 2012. Since the 1970s in downtown Manhattan, choreographer Elizabeth Streb has been trying…

April 30, 2015

Planet Talk Live: Ashton Applewhite

…this entertaining talk, the journalist, author and anti-ageism activist sounds the rallying cry and tells us why answering it is so necessary, however old we are. Follow Ashton Applewhite’s blog,…

September 13, 2019

“Fall” Into New Skills and New Classes

Fall registration at Senior Planet promises to be exciting for returning Members and for the newcomers to the Senior Planet community. It doesn’t matter if you don’t know how to…

April 6, 2018

We did it! Senior Planet North Country Lives on!

for Senior Planet North Country. In the days leading up to the budget vote, we called on the Senior Planet community to provide messages to include in our advocacy. We…

November 15, 2019

Membership: The Details

Planet is always upbeat while also setting high standards for themselves and for us. I also volunteer with Senior Planet because I want to help people.” — Barbara, Senior Planet

January 14, 2013

Planet Talk: Robert Platshorn, Senior Pot Activist

…man of medium height and weathered face, Platshorn greeted Senior Planet in his modest South Florida home, where we spoke as his wife served us cherry tomatoes, cheese and olives….

July 26, 2019

Senior Planet on the Small Screen

to right: Senior Planet members Shirley Ann West, Bobby Lee, Jean McCurry, Henry Soto, Founder and Executive Director, OATS/Senior Planet Tom Kamber, Senior Planet members Eileen McGinn, Nancy Lombardi, Darlene…

March 4, 2013

Planet Talk: Skydiver Geraldine Watson

…No problem. Watson had lost her husband eight years earlier, just short of their 50th wedding anniversary. Taking her first jump was her way of recreating their bond. We talked…

February 7, 2013

Planet Talk: Playwright Neil Koenigsberg

…Calendar for details Senior Planet talked to Koenigsberg shortly before his play’s opening night. Briefly, how would you describe “Off the King’s Road?” The play takes place in a week…