Aging In Place

Our community comes together to share their stories, advice, and insights for aging in place. Read more about what the GetSetUp community is doing to age in place while staying connected in a safe and healthy manner! 

How to downsize by selling things online
How to downsize by selling things online

Learn the simple steps to selling things online so you can downsize easily and make some money doing it!

How to Live a Comfortable and Stress-Free Retirement
How to Live a Comfortable and Stress-Free Ret

How are you managing your retirement? Learn three tips for living comfortably and street-free in retirement.

Decreasing your risk for Alzheimer’s and dementia starts with brain health
Decreasing your risk for Alzheimer’s...

Learn ways to decrease your risk for Alzheimer's and dementia starting today and how new research is looking to use technology to help!

Planning  for the “What Ifs” in retirement with Sara Finkelstein
Planning for the “What Ifs” in retirement...

Understand why planning for the unexpected in retirement including long term care is important

Tips For Caring For Aging Skin This Summer
Tips For Caring For Aging Skin This Summer

Pamper yourself with one or more of these tips for caring for mature skin this summer.

Letting Others Know Your Emergency Info Could Save Your Life
Letting Others Know Your Emergency Info...

Learn how to use your smartphone to alert both 911 and emergency contacts with your location and provide vital medical information to those coming to your aid!

Grow Happier And Gain Purpose Through Volunteering
Grow Happier And Gain Purpose Through...

As we get older and retire and have a bit more time on our hands, many turn toward volunteering. Research shows that the happiest older adults were those who volunteer.

Recognizing The Signs Of Elder Abuse
Recognizing The Signs Of Elder Abuse

Education is critical to preventing elder abuse. Older adults, family, friends, professionals, caregivers, and the public need to know the signs and what to do if they...

5 Reasons To Make Your Home A Smart Home As You Age
5 Reasons To Make Your Home A Smart Home...

Smart home devices, apps, and tools can help aging adults save money, stay safe, and have more peace of mind. Not only can they provide added security and reminders, but

5 Ways to Build Your Business Passions Using Your Strengths For Older Americans Month
5 Ways to Build Your Business Passions...

Celebrate Older American’s Month with a focus on your mental health and highlighting the strengths you bring to your community. Join classes and share with the GetSetUp l

Understanding The Aging Assistance Options Available
Understanding The Aging Assistance Options...

Navigating the aging assistance options can seem a bit daunting at first. Even though people are living longer and healthier lives, there may still come a point where...

Celebrate International Women's Day with GetSetUp
Celebrate International Women's Day with...

Celebrate International Women's Day with a special GetSetUp class series. Throughout the day explore the historical female role models, feminism, learn ways to...

Learn How Those Working With Older Adults Are Shifting to a New Reality
Learn How Those Working With Older Adults...

However, the greatest tool to add value to older adults' lives has been GetSetUp teaching them how to use technology in order to independently socialize and connect...

Make The Most Of At Home - Guide For Getting Social Virtually
Make The Most Of At Home - Guide For Getting

The internet offers many opportunities to keep people social, which improves mental and physical well-being.

Do The Benefits Of Nursing Homes Outweigh The Risks?
Do The Benefits Of Nursing Homes Outweigh The

GetSetUp teaches older adults how to navigate tech tools with confidence and then use them to connect with those they love from anywhere and enjoy classes with peers...

Make The Most Of At Home - Holiday Connections
Make The Most Of At Home - Holiday Connection

Need some tips for keeping up the holiday cheer? Enjoy great tips for connecting, getting in the holiday spirit, and bring out the cheer as the end of the year fast...

Make The Most Of At Home - Overview To Get Connected
Make The Most Of At Home - Overview To Get...

Just because you *are* at home doesn’t mean you have to feel *stuck* at home! GetSetUp wants to make the most of the time you spend in your home.

Get in a Festive Spirit with GetSetUp’s Holiday-Themed Series
Get in a Festive Spirit with GetSetUp’s...

Embrace the holiday season this year and enjoy GetSetUp sessions to explore the gifts of learning and sharing. Learn new skills to gather virtually and stay in touch...

GetSetUp Helps Older Adults Stay Connected to Friends and Family This Holiday Season
GetSetUp Helps Older Adults Stay Connected...

GetSetUp is helping older adults stay connected with family and friends this holiday season, by adding new holiday-themed classes designed for safe activity at home,...

GetSetUp Ramps up #Zoom classes to help older adults safely enjoy Thanksgiving
GetSetUp Ramps up #Zoom classes to help older

To help assure that families and friends can stay connected this Thanksgiving GetSetUp is offering Zoom classes every day! Make sure you Get Set Up for a safe...

Family Caregiver Support - Respite Through Learning
Family Caregiver Support - Respite Through...

November is National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM) as well as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.

6 Ways To Show Your Appreciation to Veterans On Veterans Day
6 Ways To Show Your Appreciation to Veterans

Veterans Day is observed annually every November 11 since the end of World War I, when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on that day in 1918.

From Corporate Employee to Wellness Consultant Binda Is Now Helping Seniors Through GetSetUp
From Corporate Employee to Wellness...

Binda Kanayalkar had a corporate life for more than 3 decades working with ExxonMobil. However, she decided to take early retirement in 2010 instead of relocating...

Caregiver's Month Is Full Of Community Support With Nationwide Walks to End Alzheimer's
Caregiver's Month Is Full Of Community...

November is Caregiver’s Month and many Alzheimer’s Association Walks to End Alzheimer’s will be hosted across the country.

Celebrating Ancestral History through Dia de Los Muertos (the Day of the Dead)
Celebrating Ancestral History...

Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead) is a two-day festival that takes place every November 1 and 2.

#AgeisNOTjustaNumber - A Rally Around Experiences
#AgeisNOTjustaNumber - A Rally Around...

Grace Creative LA was started 5 years ago by Kathy Sjogren and Susan Colby to fill the gap that exists in marketing to the 50+ demographic.

Medicare Advantage Programs are Increasing Benefits - Learning Could Be A Future Crucial Addition
Medicare Advantage Programs are Increasing...

Healthcare providers like Medicare are seeking to find ways to address wellbeing needs through socialization and learning since clear health advantages are shown for...

Take-Aways from AARP’s Moving Forward: Reimagining How We Invest in Health, Wealth & Aging
Take-Aways from AARP’s Moving Forward:

Creating equity is important to make sure that everyone has access to basic tools and needs to stay healthy and happy as they age.

Money Management is Essential to Aging Well Learn how the SAGECents App Can Help
Money Management is Essential to Aging Well..

Saving money is difficult at any point in your life, but it is essential to aging well. SAGECents focuses on assessing someone’s financial health while building education

10 Great Challenges to Use Instagram Interactively
10 Great Challenges to Use Instagram...

Use your Instagram to join in some interactive fun with your family and friends. Try these 10 Fun-Filled family and friend challenges.

Polls Show Loneliness has Risen by Almost 50% in Older Adults During the Pandemic
Polls Show Loneliness has Risen by Almost 50%

Polls show loneliness has risen by almost 50% in older adults during the pandemic but neighbors, healthy habits, and technology can help keep loneliness at bay.

National Council On Aging Adjusts its Aging Mastery Program to COVID-19 Restrictions — Plus Plans for the Future of the Program
National Council On Aging Adjusts its Aging..

The Aging Mastery Program created by the National Council On Aging (NCOA) didn’t stop helping people learn how to create their own path for aging well even in the face...

Debunking 5 Myths Around Aging
Debunking 5 Myths Around Aging

Snedeker’s academic team is committed to exposing students not just to older people in senior homes and hospitals but to the whole range of life that aging affects...

National Council On Aging’s — Aging Mastery Program to Learn How to Age Well
National Council On Aging’s — Aging Mastery..

The National Council On Aging (NCOA) created the Aging Mastery Program to help people learn how to create their own path for aging well. The program lasts 10 weeks and...

6 Great Ways to Celebrate National Senior Citizens Day on August 21
6 Great Ways to Celebrate National Senior Cit

National Senior Citizens Day is August 21. It was first established in 1988 by President Ronald Reagan (though it was originally called National Day of Third Age).

Thriving in Senior Living Communities
Thriving in Senior Living Communities

As people age, it is important to consider the options available and which one is right for you or your loved one as planning is essentially aging well.

Take-Aways from “Including Age in Diversity & Inclusion Strategies” Webinar Series
Take-Aways from “Including Age in Diversity..

Longer life-spans mean more opportunities for employers, governments, and people at large to start to rethink our current ideas on aging. The desire to learn and...

Take-Aways from the Social Isolation Impact Summit
Take-Aways from the Social Isolation Impact..

Often social isolation is brushed aside as something insignificant. However, scientific research shows that we should be paying more attention to social isolation as...

Do you know how to adjust your house to meet your aging needs?
Do you know how to adjust your house to...

With a few minor adjustments aging in place can become the reality for many people . One of the most important steps though is ensuring that the home is safe.

GetSetup Offers Education on Medicare for Users
GetSetup Offers Education on Medicare for Use

Healthcare.com is providing free informational Medicare education to users through their partnership with GetSetup.

Home Care Service Adds Education as a Benefit
Home Care Service Adds Education as a Benefit

Are you looking for education opportunities for seniors by seniors for your home care or assisted care facility? GetSetUp can help educate older adults through....

The Future of Home Care is Coming….
The Future of Home Care is Coming….

America is steadily getting grayer and according to the US Census Bureau, 1 in 5 Americans will be 65 or over by 2030. That means that there need to be options for...

Loneliness is overwhelming America’s seniors - Live Interactive Learning is preventing it
Loneliness is overwhelming America’s seniors

GetSetUp is ensuring that seniors have the ability to socialize through live interactive learning sessions in order to prevent loneliness and combat the possible side...

Americans are Getting Older — Is Your Business Model Prepared?
Americans are Getting Older — Is Your...

While many business models push to appeal to millennials and Generation Z, that may well be a big mistake. Teaching consumers or clients how to use your tech, software...

Breaking Beyond the Age Stigma
Breaking Beyond the Age Stigma

While age may be just a number that doesn’t mean it doesn’t come with a stigma. Striking out on your own at any age can be a challenge, and when faced with challenges...

GetSetUp is Helping Seniors Join the Technology Bandwagon at Sonoran Living and Beyond!
GetSetUp is Helping Seniors Join the...

Guides on GetSetUp are reskilled educators over 50 who teach their peers how to use tools to stay connected, stay safe, pay bills online, deliver groceries and...

Is There Hope for Late Adopters of Ed-Tech who are Struggling in the New World of Online Teaching?
Is There Hope for Late Adopters of Ed-Tech..

GetSetUp classes focus on a simple methodology of Tell — Show — Do. This way no one leaves class without new knowledge, plus each learner has had the opportunity to....

30 Reasons to Gift a GetSetUp Class
30 Reasons to Gift a GetSetUp Class

These are just 30 of our favorite reasons to give GetSetUp as your next gift for the parents, grandparents, or older adults in your life.

There is no such thing as ‘just’ a teacher
There is no such thing as ‘just’ a teacher

GetSetUp knows the importance of teachers as our entire team is made up of teachers! And in appreciation, we have free live classes available to help ease teachers who...

GetSetUp — Rapid Response Services
GetSetUp — Rapid Response Services

GetSetUp's Rapid Response Services help the 50+ demographic who need training on new technologies, apps, and software in small group or one-on-one classes.

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