Social Engagement is possible from home with Senior Planet from AARP. Join us for live discussion groups and make friends across the country! You can also join our weekly online book club. Questions? Call our Senior Planet Tech Hotline: 888-713-3495.

Upcoming Events

Free Seniors participating in technology class in New York
Mon, May 23 EDT
3:00PM ET / 2:00PM CT / 1:00PM MT / 12:00PM PT

Tech & Innovation Discussion Group

Online / By Phone

Discuss different topics related to the latest technology trends and news. Hosted by Senior Planet at Avenidas
Free
Tue, May 24 EDT
1:00PM ET / 12:00PM CT / 11:00AM MT / 10:00AM PT

Mindful Engagement Podcast Discussion Group

Online

Participants meet once a week to interchangeably discuss episodes from the podcasts, 70 over 70 and Make Me Smart. Hosted by Senior Planet at Avenidas
Free
Wed, May 25 EDT
1:00PM ET / 12:00PM CT / 11:00AM MT / 10:00AM PT

Mindful Engagement Podcast Discussion Group

Online

Participants meet once a week to interchangeably discuss episodes from the podcasts, 70 over 70 and Make Me Smart. Hosted by Senior Planet at Avenidas
Free
Wed, May 25 EDT
10:30AM ET / 9:30AM CT / 8:30AM MT / 7:30AM PT

Messaging Apps

Online

The lecture will go over the features of three widely-used apps: iMessages, Hangouts, and WhatsApp. Hosted by Senior Planet North Country
Free
Wed, May 25 EDT
5:00PM ET / 4:00PM CT / 3:00PM MT / 2:00PM PT

Legacy Podcast Discussion Group

Online / By Phone

We will discuss episodes from the podcasts "A Life's Story" and "Zestful Aging." Hosted by Senior Planet at Avenidas
Free
Wed, May 25 EDT
4:30PM ET / 3:30PM CT / 2:30PM MT / 1:30PM PT

Spanish Club

Online

Join us for a casual discussion group for beginner Spanish speakers. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC
Free
Thu, May 26 EDT
11:30AM ET / 10:30AM CT / 9:30AM MT / 8:30AM PT

Mindfulness Apps

Online

This lecture introduces mindfulness and its physical and mental benefits, such as reducing anxiety, improving memory, and lowering blood pressure. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC
Free
Thu, May 26 EDT
2:00PM ET / 1:00PM CT / 12:00PM MT / 11:00AM PT

Hello Montgomery County!

Online / By Phone

Join fellow MoCo residents to share locally-relevant tips and tricks.
Free
Thu, May 26 EDT
3:30PM ET / 2:30PM CT / 1:30PM MT / 12:30PM PT

How to Spot Fake News

Online

This lecture will provide a helpful explanation for the increase in the use of the term fake news, as well as give you some tools to evaluate news sources. Hosted by Senior Planet NYC

The Senior Planet Book Club meets weekly to vote on book selections and discuss assigned chapters.

Learn More About Book Club

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Acting classes and performances specifically for older adults makes the leap from the stage to online....and vice versa.
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Get Social–and Garden!

Is spring putting you in a gardening mood? There's good news about how to get social in the garden-even if you don't have one!
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Keep Sharp – and Social – with Trivia

Keep your brain sharp and engage with friends with online trivia challenges.
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Get Social….and Get Hired

Looking for work doesn't necessarily mean flying solo, even for seniors. Find encouragement and tips here.
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Let’s Discuss!!

Senior Planet Discussion Groups, like "Finding Purpose, Wellness and Community After 60," are great to build community or share experiences.
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Get Social – and Volunteer

Volunteering is good for your community - and for you! Read one Senior Planet volunteer's story, and learn about volunteering's physical, social and emotional benefits.

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