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June 23, 2013

Linky Sunday: Age Discrimination on the Job, Senior Swims, Silver Hair…

…workers. The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College recently conducted a study looking at whether the later retirement trend means lower productivity in the USA. A summary of the…

July 15, 2015

How to Find Volunteer Opportunities Online

The 60-plus population is booming, and especially post-retirement, older Americans have the potential to be a huge resource to nonprofits through volunteer work. In fact, research from the Corporation for…

January 17, 2016

Noted Chinese dissident turns 110 — and more from the week online

…a while. #DemDebate — Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) January 18, 2016   Learning complex new tasks can protect — even restore — cognitive function A new research study provides the first…

March 10, 2014

Dr. Roger Landry’s Rx for Aging: Live Long, Die Short

…more than 40 years of experience as a preventive medicine doctor, tapping into research by the respected MacArthur Foundation and others, and trying to change the way America ages. This…

March 11, 2015

Bulletin Board: Retirees Casting Call and Memory Loss Study

…stage, they’ll schedule a video-chat audition. Good luck! Market Research Opportunity: Experiences With Memory Loss If you or a loved one is dealing with diagnosed memory loss, mild cognitive impairment…

August 31, 2014

99-year-old gives “celebrity seamstress” new meaning – and more from the week online

…A study recently published in the Psychological Review took a close look at research on formal volunteering by seniors and concluded that helping others is good for your psychosocial health…

September 17, 2018

Back to School: It’s Never Too Late for Online Learning

…based on longstanding research about online self-directed learning; you learn at your own pace. Online sessions begin this month; you can audit video lectures and some course content for free…

July 17, 2018

Bulletin Board: Take part in a survey

From time to time, Senior Planet receives requests from casting agencies, research groups and others looking for help in finding seniors to participate in paid or unpaid projects of various…

July 8, 2019

Bulletin Board

From time to time, Senior Planet receives requests from casting agencies, research groups and others looking for help in finding seniors to participate in paid or unpaid projects of various…

October 6, 2012

Our Team

…also a co-founder and board member of the Afro-Latin Jazz Alliance and the New York Memory Center. Dr. Kamber teaches courses at Columbia University on social entrepreneurship, urban research and…

July 12, 2016

What’s New in Osteoarthritis Pain Relief?

…joints. And…? While researchers haven’t paid much attention to the quest for new OA drugs, Kalunian says, recently there have been some advances in possible treatments, and there is research

August 18, 2017

Caring for Campa

…I would later conduct my PhD research in medical school diversity and family and community medicine. He’s saved some money, has a Medicare supplement insurance plan, and his funeral plans…

September 12, 2016

The Latest in Hearing Aids & Hearables

…of aging — it was no big deal. This is unlikely to change soon, even though a growing body of research is showing that hearing loss is worse for you…

March 16, 2018

Q&A With Margaret Gullette, Ageism Warrior

…Scholar at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University, Gullette has written many well-received books, essays and articles on the subject . She’s now internationally recognized as an age…

April 10, 2013

Seven Health Myths

…your heart will suffer. 5. Coffee Drinking is Harmful Research links coffee drinking with many things, good and bad. Researching studying whether there’s a direct link between coffee and heart…