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Author: Senior Planet from AARP

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What does life as an older adult look like in today’s digital age? What might it look like in the future? Dive into Aging Rewired, where we explore the intersections of technology and aging. Join us for insightful conversations where we will learn from experts and hear stories from older adults from all walks of life. At Senior Planet from AARP, we believe in Aging with Attitude™ and we're on a mission to help older adults harness the power of technology to thrive in the digital world. We’re flipping the script on aging, celebrating inspiring older adults, and closing the digital divide. Get ready to see aging in a whole new light!

Senior Planet from AARP is a community of people 60 and older who are learning to thrive in the digital world. Senior Planet programs are offered free of charge online and in-person to help older adults build technology skills to allow them to improve their health, make new friendships, save money, and advocate in their communities. To learn more, visit https://www.seniorplanet.org/ or follow @SeniorPlanet on social media.
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It's never too late to tell your story! In this episode of Aging Rewired, Sheila speaks with Gerontology doctoral student Samuel Van Vleet, and students Richard Brunner and Jerry Riesenberg from his ‘How to Make a Movie’ class at the Institute for Learning in Retirement at Miami University in Ohio. Older adult students in this class learn the art of filmmaking from the ground up using modern digital techniques and equipment. Hear firsthand from Richard and Jerry as they discuss their experiences making their first short film, the place of older adults in higher education, and the transformative power of storytelling at any age. Senior Planet from AARP is a community of people 60 and older who are learning to thrive in the digital world. Senior Planet programs are offered free of charge online and in-person to help older adults build technology skills to allow them to improve their health, make new friendships, save money, and advocate in their communities. To learn more, visit www.seniorplanet.org or follow @SeniorPlanet on social media. 
Aging with Attitude™

Aging with Attitude™

2024-06-2635:37

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Aging Rewired! In our first conversation, host Sheila Solomon dives into the world of aging and technology with guest Tom Kamber, Executive Director of Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) from AARP. Tom shares the origin story of OATS flagship program Senior Planet and explains the meaning behind our slogan: Aging with Attitude™. Sheila and Tom share their thoughts about getting older, what it will take to change ageist narratives and stereotypes that still linger today, innovation (and intimidation) in tech, sexy fast-food ads, and so much more!   Senior Planet from AARP is a community of people 60 and older who are learning to thrive in the digital world. Senior Planet programs are offered free of charge online and in-person to help older adults build technology skills to allow them to improve their health, make new friendships, save money, and advocate in their communities. To learn more, visit www.seniorplanet.org or follow @SeniorPlanet on social media.
Welcome to Aging Rewired, a new podcast by Senior Planet from AARP, exploring the intersections of aging and technology through insightful conversations. Join host Sheila Solomon on a journey through the constantly-shifting landscape of today’s digital world. Episode 1 of Aging Rewired drops on June 26. Subscribe now to be notified whenever new episodes are released.We want to hear from you! Head over to seniorplanet.org/podcast where you can send us an audio note about what our motto — Aging with Attitude™ — means to you. We’ll be including contributions at the end of future episodes.Senior Planet from AARP is a community of people 60 and older who are learning to thrive in the digital world. Senior Planet programs are offered free of charge online and in-person to help older adults build technology skills to allow them to improve their health, make new friendships, save money, and advocate in their communities. To learn more, visit www.seniorplanet.org or follow @SeniorPlanet on social media.
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