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May 20, 2013

Scam Alert: Fake Emails from “Social Security Administration”

Open a Social Security Administration Account To open a personal accounts on my Social Security, you should go directly to the my Social Security page. You can access that page…

July 19, 2017

How to Complain to Customer Service on Social Media—and Get Results

…telegenic problem, they rarely produce results. What’s the most productive way to complain today? The internet, and especially social media. Companies don’t like bad publicity, and they get it through…

November 13, 2012

Video of the Week: Ronnie Eldridge Gets a Social Media Crash Course

…about why social networking is the future of civic and political organizing morphs into a crash course on the what, why and how of social networks. Watch, learn, be activated!…

November 21 | 1:00pm2:00pm

Presentation: Intro to Social Media

Social media sites make it easy to share content and connect with other people online. In this presentation you’ll get a general introduction to social media and learn about some…

October 30, 2015

What Happens to Your Facebook When You Die?

…your video, upload it to Dead Social and, once you pass away, the company sends the video to your social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) based on your wishes…

September 9, 2013

Where the Kids Are: 4 Social Media Apps That Aren’t Facebook

…stability. “Kids believe in evanescence,” Lefetz wrote, “oldsters believe in the permanent record.” And with that, Lefetz pronounced the imminent fall of Facebook and the ascendence of teen-friendly social sharing…

March 22, 2015

Social media saves the day, late-life creativity – and more from the week online

From news you can use to finds you might love, click through our picks from the week online. The amazing power of social media to create instant community We sometimes…

October 22, 2018

Rural Isolation: Causes and Cures

…This successful program for more social engagement among underserved populations has inspired Senior Planet to offer similar programs elsewhere in the US. (Learn more about Senior Planet Montgomery County MD…

July 1, 2019

Never too Old For New Friends

…an animal shelter or play with kittens, and chat with other animal-friendly volunteers. •Adapt Social Technology: Learn about social media/technology so that you can connect with new people online, friends…

February 23, 2013

Research: Facebook Might Boost Your Brain Power

Maybe you’ve seen charts that show how social media is eating away at Americans’ attention spans. That’s partly because on a site like Facebook, there’s always a new post popping…

August 15, 2017

Joan Ditzion on Aging with Purpose, Passion and Power

…been a contributor to all nine editions of “Our Bodies, Ourselves.” She became a geriatric social worker in 1985 and now focuses on issues of aging. Ditzion spoke with Senior…

November 9, 2017

Catching Up with Our Bodies Ourselves: Q&A with Joan Ditzion

…a sense of meaning and purpose and engagement with life in the world. So for me, it’s hopefully aging with meaning and purpose and engagement until, hopefully, our — my…

November 8, 2019

Our Purpose

…that help seniors learn computer basics and develop life-enhancing computer skills: digital photography, social media, online job searches, even how to make a website. Our Senior Planet Centers are vibrant…

October 10, 2012

Seniors Are Flocking to Facebook

social networking sites, 2005-2012 Between 2011 and 2012, senior social media use accounted for the steepest increase of all age groups. A little more than one in every three seniors…

April 6, 2018

We did it! Senior Planet North Country Lives on!

…more at risk for social isolation and difficulty connecting with others for information and access to social and other services to help them remain in their homes and lead fully…