“I took an ‘Android Essentials’ course and learned a lot. Most importantly, I learned to embrace technology. To fearlessly embrace technology is tantamount to freedom. ” -Mike M.

We’re so glad you’re here! Senior Planet from AARP is a community of people 60 and older who are learning to thrive in today’s digital world.


Senior Planet is about much more than the latest gadgets, apps, and websites. We are a nonprofit organization that brings older adults together. Our free classes, articles, videos, and activities help seniors learn new skills, save money, exercise, make new friends, and so much more. Here’s what you can explore daily with Senior Planet:


Online Classes

Wherever you are in the world, you can join over 60 free online classes each week on seniorplanet.org. Focus on fitness with an exercise session, learn about the latest technology like tablets and smart TVs, get social with a discussion group or the Senior Planet book club, and so much more! Online classes are held Monday-Friday, live over Zoom.

Fri, September 29 EDT
3:00PM EDT / 2:00PM CDT / 1:00PM MDT / 12:00PM PDT

Finding Purpose, Wellness, and Community After 60

Online / By Phone

Join this ongoing conversation about the challenges of life transitions, aging, culture, health and more. Make new friends and share stories about your experiences in life.
Fri, September 29 EDT
3:00PM EDT / 2:00PM CDT / 1:00PM MDT / 12:00PM PDT

Creating a Collection with Enwoven


Looking for a digital platform to collect memories? Learn to use Enwoven to organize and document stories.
Fri, September 29 EDT
4:00PM EDT / 3:00PM CDT / 2:00PM MDT / 1:00PM PDT

Friday Afternoon Dance Party!


End your week with a fun dance party!
Wed, October 4 EDT
11:00AM EDT / 10:00AM CDT / 9:00AM MDT / 8:00AM PDT

Discover Live: Galway, Ireland


Join Senior Planet and our tour guides from Discover Live for a virtual visit to Galway, Ireland!

Have a question about Zoom? Need assistance setting up email? Call the Senior Planet Hotline to speak with a patient, knowledgeable agent: 888-713-3495

In-Person Classes

Looking for a modern and comfortable space to use a computer, take a class, and meet new people? We’re currently on the ground in five regions!

Senior Planet centers are vibrant social environments filled with curious older adults and the latest tech gadgets. There are three Senior Planet centers located in New York City, Plattsburgh, NY, and Denver, CO that offer free daily classes and multi-week courses. We’ll be opening a new center in Miami, FL this fall!

Senior Planet also offers in-person classes at partner sites throughout San Antonio, TX and Montgomery County, MD. Join us at a center or partner site to learn, make friends, and have fun!

Original Articles for Older Adults

Every week, we publish a variety of articles written just for older adult readers. Our team of writers brings you the latest news about healthy aging, technology, sex & relationships, and more! You can also discover inspirational stories of seniors who are breaking barriers and changing the way we think about aging.


Senior Planet talks to…Rickey Hill

Baseball legend Rickey Hill talks exclusively to Senior Planet about The Hill, a film about his life, his faith, and his career as a major league baseball player despite a degenerative spinal disease.
Inspiring Stories

Inspiring Story: Bob McLean, 69

After retiring six years ago, Bob McLean finally had time to do something he’d always dreamed of: become bilingual. 
Book Club

Senior Planet Book Club: Red Thread of Fate by Lyn Liao Butler

We've finished the book! Share your thoughts about Red Thread of Fate in the comments. Be sure to join us on Zoom this Thursday, September 28th at 4:30pm EDT for a discussion with the author!
Social Engagement

Get Social…with Adult Education!

More and more retirees are trying adult education - to keep their minds sharp and meet other like-minded people. Learn how here!

Senior Planet Community

Tired of all the advertisements and spam messages on traditional social media platforms? Us too! That’s why we created Senior Planet Community — a safe, ad-free online social hub built exclusively by and for older adults. Senior Planet Community provides a digital space to join interest groups, share updates, and make genuine connections.

Popular groups include “Fitness Enthusiasts,” “Decluttering Tips,” and “Fun with Photography.” There’s something for everyone on Senior Planet Community!

“I encourage all older adults to try Senior Planet Community and have fun on a social platform that is just for us.” -Malvina A.