Stories on Living Bolder, Longer

GetSetUp shares real stories of real people, living their best lives. We highlight empowered people, learning opportunities for older adults, and key insights on aging so our community can use new knowledge to live healthier and happier lives.

Make a Difference in the Hospitality Industry with National Corporate Housing

Opportunities for Career Advancement, Competitive Compensation, and a Positive Work-Life Balance

GetSetUp Appoints Veteran Startup Leader Maria Thomas as Chief Strategy and Operations Officer

Former Etsy CEO and NPR Digital GM Brings Deep Management, Growth and Content Experience to Accelerate GetSetUp’s Early Momentum

Overcoming Anxiety and Fears about Aging with GetSetUp

How Kathy, a Retired Professional, Used Lifelong Learning to Establish Her New Career and Overcome COVID-Related Fears and Anxieties About Aging

GetSetUp Classes Offer Support and Growth for Older Adults Navigating Life Transitions

Dorothy shares how GetSetUp's all-inclusive, multicultural classes and group discussions have supported her

How Mary Leveraged GetSetUp's Wide Range of Classes to Enhance Her Well-Being

Virtual Exercise Classes offer new opportunities for Rural Residents

Start Your Remote Work Journey at Belay: A Top Virtual Solutions Company

Flexibility and Growth Opportunities for Remote Contractors and Clients

Startup Accelerator Winner Leslie is following her heart

"Instead of meandering along and making do. I pivot and pursue."

Do you have a flair for home decorating?

Display your talents at CTS: A Fun and Exciting Place to Shop and Work

Constance’s story: Holistic Career Upskilling and Reskilling

Constance appreciates how Easterseals and GetSetUp address all aspects of searching for a job

Make this New Year, Your New Me Year!

Join the 2023: Empowering ME Challenge

MDHHS and GetSetUp offer interactive learning and socialization for older Michiganders this holiday season

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Library of Michigan are offering Michigan older adults free interactive online programs specifically designed to increase social interaction, physical activity and wellness.

Startup Accelerator Winner Bharathi is cooking up new products

And she's branching out in an unexpected direction

Interactive learning and socialization for older Vermonters this winter through GetSetUp

With free access to thousands of peer-based online classes, The Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging (V4A) is making it easy for Vermonters 60+ to stay active and social this holiday and winter.

Interested in making a difference in the life of an older adult?

Care.com offers lucrative and meaningful opportunities for senior companionship caregivers

Interactive Online Learning and Socialization Available for Older New Yorkers This Winter

Free online classes are available to any older adult in New York through the New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) – a simple way to connect with others right from home throughout the holiday season and winter.

Interactive Learning Available for Older Adults this Winter

A slate of free interactive online programming, supported by the Wyoming Department of Health and designed to increase activity and wellness among older Wyoming adults, is currently featuring a number of winter holiday options.

GetSetUp connects job seekers 50+ with age-friendly companies to create economic stability for millions of older adults

The program uses technology, employer showcases, and support services to assist people 50+ in finding employment

Startup Accelerator Winner Neeta is Taking Over the Art World One Gallery at a Time

Her decorative painting business continues to grow, and she is adding new products.

Former Barclays MD Ashwini Kapila joins GetSetUp to drive business growth

Ashwini Kapila joins the company to drive partnerships and business expansion

Rhode Island selects GetSetUp to keep their older adults connected and socially engaged

Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging offers Rhode Islanders 55+ free access to GetSetUp's live interactive classes taught by older adults for older adults to make digital learning, connection, and exploration a reality

Are you prepared for #GivingTuesday?

Use this Giving Tuesday to help the less fortunate and show generosity

“I spent Thanksgiving with a GetSetUp friend!”

Heath shares the holiday with a GetSetUp friend

The GetSetUp Class Experience has Something for Everyone

The Lounge and Notes Augment the GetSetUp Experience

Mary’s story: Getting Back in The Game

Reentering The Market After Retirement

Interested in working in the financial industry?

Whether you have experience in finance or are looking to make a career switch, Charles Schwab has opportunities for growth

NJ Human Services Partners with GetSetUp to Offer Free Online Courses for Older Adults

Older New Jerseyans will have access to hundreds of interactive virtual classes taught by older adults

Harness the Power of Virtual Learning to Improve Your Life

Explore interactive diverse learning sessions

Digital Financial Literacy for Older Adults is an Asset to Aging Well

Financial Institutions are waking up to the need to ensure confidence in wealth holders

Startup Accelerator Winner Linda is Sewing Up a Storm

"I'm getting more leads now because I'm a better marketer."

Startup Accelerator Winner Twyla is Challenging Stereotypes

Through her enthusiasm for plant-based eating

Carrie Hopes GetSetUp Will Help Others Step Out Of Their Comfort Zone

And explore learning, travel, and more like she is on the platform

Interested in a Teaching Career?

Great Hearts Academies is hiring, and they're looking for older adults

Caregivers can empower their loved ones through virtual resources

By putting technology in their hands to help them live more independently, self-sufficiently, and with more dignity.

Want to Make Money Tutoring Online?

Look no further than Preply

Meet Melba

Staying busy in retirement and overcoming an injury through strength training

It's Annual Open Enrollment (AEP) time for Medicare

What you need to do and when you need to do it

NYSOFA, AgingNY and GetSetUp Expand Partnership Offering Free Online Classes for Hundreds of Thousands of Older Adults, Bridging Social Isolation

Adults 50+ are welcome to join thousands of their New York peers who have already explored GetSetUp for health and wellness, skills-training, and more

GetSetUp’s Tech Spotlight data shows how people between the ages of 55 and 75 are learning, staying active, and socializing online

By understanding how a segment of 55+ are using technology, companies can build better apps, products and solutions for active agers

Bruce is learning technology essentials with GetSetUp

Thanks to classes provided by the Vermont Area Agency on Aging

Annie is taking her art digital

To bring her stories to life through images

KDADS Announces Statewide Partnership to Offer Interactive Online Education for Seniors

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) teams up with GetSetUp

Lewis Turns 100!

Celebrating National Centenarian Day

Adapting work to meet aging needs

At 76, Beverly is learning multiple new skills through Easterseals Oregon

5 Trends for Older Workers From a Workplace Futurist

Kerry Hannon on shifts in the way we’ll work in the future

4 Reasons to Hire Older Adult Workers

National Employ Older Workers Week highlights all older workers have to offer to the job market

How GetSetUp is impacting the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)

With results from the 2022 Learner SDOH Survey

Entrepreneurship later in life with SCSEP

Vernon is growing his own consulting business

September is Healthy Aging Month

Celebrate by attending 30 classes and community sessions in 30 days

A second chance for Nazareth

SCSEP and GetSetUp help teach critical work skills to older adults

Dr. You: How To Get The Medical Care You Want & Need 

Presented by SilverSneakers in partnership with GetSetUp. A profile of Guest Speaker: Dr. Archelle Georgiou

She’s got the moves like Jagger

A lifelong dream comes true for Twyla

Investing In Exchange Traded Funds

Why you should consider adding ETFs to your portfolio

Device Activation and Training of Older Adults Case Study

Case Study: Orange County Device Activation

Twyla Teitzel, 66, fulfills dream to be dancer for Rolling Stones

Teitzel to perform as backup dancer for one song at the Beatles vs. Stones tribute concert at the Fox Riverside on July 30

GetSetUp Announces a Comprehensive Job Assistance Program for Governments

Learn about GetSetUp's new services to support work

Top 10 Physical Therapy Exercises You Can Do at Home

Providing various stretches for whatever area is hurting has been the most common "do-at-home" intervention for patients.

3 Tips for Using Canva

This free graphic design software could be a game changer for your business

Tuning into Learning

Greg is sharing jazz tunes and learning through GetSetUp

Recipe of the Week: Beans & Greens Stir Fry

by GetSetUp Athlete Ellen Jaffe Jones

Spotting the Signs of Elder Abuse

Learn what to look for and what you can do to help

Learner Spotlight: Lila

Embracing the chance to learn ‘how you do that.’

5 Physiotherapy Exercises to reduce knee pain

Learn simple ways to start the healing process

Laura B. discovers the joy of lifelong learning

"I didn't enjoy education as a kid, but I do now."

Strawberries: No Longer Just For Shortcake!

Discover new recipes and learn why these fruits are so good for you

Creating Equity in Aging Case Study

Agency on Aging Area 4's partnership with GetSetUp

Using Hope to Persevere Through Adversity and Thrive

Guest Speaker Sabine Becker discusses how to reframe hardships into opportunities

A Daddy-Daughter Memoir Writing Experience

You Can’t Do That - The Story of an Amish Deacon’s Son Who Left the Fold and Became a Doctor

Startup Accelerator Spotlight: Geita

Cakes, cupcakes, brownie pies, strawberry pies, and cookies, Geita bakes it all. Her delicious creations started off as a pastime but turned into an encore career because her food is just that delicious.

MDHHS and GetSetUp renew partnership

and expand to Library of Michigan to continue reducing isolation for older adults

Startup Accelerator Spotlight: Neeta G.

Neeta hopes to expand her painted porcelain business and increase sales.

Learning in Retirement

Even staying indoors June is learning through SilverSneakers and GetSetUp

Learning during Retirement

Even staying indoors June is learning through SilverSneakers and GetSetUp

Startup Accelerator Spotlight: Cora

Turning recycled items into works of art

Starting a Business Takes Courage at Any Age

Guest Speaker and entrepreneur Lee St. James shares stories of her career and the lessons she's learned along the way.

Mukta Singh

Embracing her grays and style confidently - take one look at Mukta Singh’s Instagram account, and these words come to mind - chic, elegant, and effortlessly stylish.

Startup Accelerator Spotlight: Linda

Linda rediscovers her creativity and shares her love of sewing with her students

Giving Back

Bridget wants to spread the word in New York

Entrepreneurs over the age of 55 compete for up to $10,000 in GetSetUp’s Demo Day

Even in a possible downturn, these 17 entrepreneurs are persevering and showcasing their businesses on June 14-16, 2022