Ambassadors

GetSetUp Ambassadors are the heart and soul of the GetSetUp Community. Ambassadors are really passionate about learning and helping to foster and grow our community. Read Ambassador stories to learn more about our awesome GetSetUp Ambassador community!

At 72 Joe's leading Netspeak discussions and regularly practices Tai Chi
At 72 Joe's leading Netspeak discussions...

Joe makes it a point to take weekly GetSetUp classes, "It’s not just learning technology it is the whole social aspect of the platform that makes it unique.”

Melanie is finding purpose in retirement
Melanie is finding purpose in retirement

In retirement, Melanie uses her nutrition background to help others understand how to critically look at the information they receive regarding nutrition.

Celebrate Senior Citizens Day With A Spotlight On Amazing Seniors
National Senior Citizens Day recognizes …

National Senior Citizens Day recognizes and acknowledges the contributions of older people to society — that’s why GetSetUp is recognizing exceptional seniors in our comm

Older Adults Like Mary Ellen Z. Are Going To Great Lengths To Digitally Connect
Mary Ellen from GetSetUp

"Don’t let anyone tell you that you are too old to learn it!" said Mary Ellen who has been learning technology and new hobbies through GetSetUp.

Susan B. is improving her balance and strength at 73 thanks to GetSetUp exercise classes
Susan B. is improving her balance and...

"I’m doing things that at 73 I never thought I would be doing!” said Susan.

From her recovery bed, Janice has access to a world of activities with fellow older adults
From her recovery bed, Janice has access...

“GetSetUp is really breaking down the stereotype of what it means to be an old person. . . ."

Terri found community helping to ease the anxiety of getting back to normal post-pandemic
Terri found community helping to ease the...

Terri has given up TV to participate in live interactive classes on health, wellness, and more.

Friendships Forming In A Pandemic And Carrying On Thereafter
Friendships Forming In A Pandemic And...

Older adults are sparking virtual friendships on GetSetUp that lead to in-person meetups.

Jane Is Expanding Her Circle As She Ages Solo
Jane Is Expanding Her Circle As She Ages Solo

“Now I'm learning everything I wish I knew in my thirties!” said Jane.

Baby Boomer’s Like Jeanette Harris Are Schooling Millennials On How To Use Technology
Baby Boomer’s Like Jeanette Harris...

“My niece is too polite to call me old. I knew she was thinking it was a shock that I knew more about Zoom than she did. So I told her - ‘ . . . I might be a bit slower,.

Carol Believes GetSetUp Is The Answer For Younger Seniors Like Herself
Carol Believes GetSetUp Is The Answer For...

“I’m a younger senior. I don't want to rush up the street to the senior center with all the older people. I like sitting here. For me, I would rather sit here in my home"

Gayla Is Attracting Positivity To GetSetUp
Gayla Is Attracting Positivity To GetSetUp

“I’m 66 but I don’t feel that age. Some people on GetSetUp are 20+ years my senior. I love the fact I feel safe on GetSetUp and I want people in my groups to feel that"

Edwin Is Bringing the Keys to a Happier Life to GetSetUp Interest Groups
Edwin Is Bringing the Keys to a Happier Life

Edwin specializes in helping people deal with the non-financial aspects of retirement. This is what brought him to GetSetUp to share with other retirees.

Sharon Harvey-Rosenberg Finds A Broader World Through GetSetUp
Sharon Harvey-Rosenberg Finds A Broader World

“Ed and I came for the tablets but we also got access to GetSetUp. It made our world bigger again," who has been using GetSetUp for personal growth during the pandemic.

Ed Is Overcoming Obstacles To Pursue His Education In Every Stage Of His Life
Ed Is Overcoming Obstacles To Pursue...

Ed said, “GetSetUp has really been a great experience for both Sharon and me. I just love learning about different things. I especially enjoy the business classes.”

Martha Sees GetSetUp As A Whole New World For Those Suddenly Solo
Martha Sees GetSetUp As A Whole New World...

After being widowed twice in a short time Martha found renewed community with GetSetUp and is enjoying meeting like-minded peers from all over. Learn how Martha is...

Creating Connection Through Canva and Zoom
Creating Connection Through Canva and Zoom

Gail has found a community that she can take anywhere with her. It's accessible and adaptable as it continues to empower and teach older adults how to pursue their...

From Building Libraries To Sharing Stories Cheryl Has Tales To Tell On GetSetUp
From Building Libraries To Sharing Stories…

Cheryl finds lifelong friendships online over time and as she ages. GetSetUp has given her a chance to share her stories, laugh, reminisce and make new friends through cr

GetSetUp Has Brightened Nadine's Days
GetSetUp Has Brightened Nadine's Days …

Nadine learned how to make her days brighter, beat back loneliness, and help others with tech skills she learned with peers on GetSetUp. Explore where older adults go...

Join The #iCan Movement And Inspire Others
Join The #iCan Movement And Inspire Others

GetSetUp is a community that fosters lifelong learners and we want to highlight the amazing things they can do.

Tony Started Learning About Computers In 2019 - Now He’s On Zoom Almost Daily
Tony Started Learning About Computers In 2019

Tony started learning about computers in 2019 now he's on Zoom almost daily! He said, “There’s always something new to see in classes."

Marina - Defying Notions of What it Means to be Retired
Marina - Defying Notions of What it Means to

Find mentors helps at any age according to Marina. “The essential message is you have so much to offer in life like writing your story down for your grandchildren or...

Mary Is Not Being Left Behind When It Comes To Tech - Thanks To GetSetUp
Mary Is Not Being Left Behind When It Comes..

“I can honestly say if I went to an interview and they asked me certain questions, now I’m familiar with those tools and I wasn’t before GetSetUp classes.”

NYSOFA And AgingNY Partner With GetSetUp To Offer Classes To Older Adults Across The State And To Cosmopolitan Learners Like Lotus
NYSOFA And AgingNY Partner With GetSetUp..

The New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) has partnered with The Association on Aging in New York (AgingNY) and GetSetUp to offer GetSetUp's classes and community

Why I LOVE GetSetUp, my favorite university!
Why I LOVE GetSetUp, my favorite university!

Carol Neuberger shares what she loves about GetSetUp including things she's learned, she can do now, and what she is enjoying most!

Arnita Gets Her Day Started "Zoom Ready" For GetSetUp
Arnita Gets Her Day Started "Zoom Ready" For

“One of the reasons I love GetSetUp so much is it is not Youtube. I’ve heard many folks say you can go on Youtube to learn anything, but it is not the same. I enjoy...

Transition with Rosie in the Interest Group: Navigating Transitions Through Life
Transition with Rosie in the Interest Group..

“GetSetUp is a great idea because it gives seniors a way to connect and learn new information that they can then put to use!” So join Rosie and the GetSetUp community to

Talk About Tech with Mary in the Interest Group Talkin' About Tech
Talk About Tech with Mary in the Interest...

“There’s a lot of technology out there. Just because you can do something with technology doesn’t mean you should. We will talk about how to keep tech simple.”

Haya Travels The World From Her Desk Through Classes On GetSetUp
Haya Travels The World From Her Desk Through

"But I don’t feel constrained or prohibited. I have the world here at my desk!” said Haya, who has been enjoying a full virtual schedule!

Pet Lovers Unite in the Interest Group: Love Me? Love My Pet!
Pet Lovers Unite in the Interest Group...

This interest group will focus on the memories created with pets. It’s a great opportunity to meet like-minded pet owners and share your favorite pet stories.

Attending Virtual Live Events Is The Next Best Thing To In-Person Classes
Attending Virtual Live Events Is The Next....

“I’ve learned a lot and I think it’s very good to learn new things. I was a teacher myself and I like learning. Attending these classes is the next best thing to being...

Felice Brings Her Social Insights And Creativity As An Ambassador To The GetSetUp Community
Felice Brings Her Social Insights...

“Honestly I love all the GetSetUp classes. Everything I learn whether it’s something new I’m learning or something I’m revisiting, I get different perspectives from...

Linda Finds Clover Health Insurance A Step Above The Rest Thanks In Part To Their Partnership With GetSetUp
Linda Finds Clover Health Insurance A Step...

Not all health insurance plans are the same. Linda believes that Clover has really taken the time to step above the rest with a variety of memberships and health benefits

April is National Volunteer Month #MakeADifference
April is National Volunteer Month...

Volunteering doesn’t help just those you are supporting, it’s good for you too! The benefits of volunteering include improved mental and physical health, life...

From Brick and Mortar To Cloud Based Real Estate: Diane Uses GetSetUp To Improve Her Technology Skills and Help Seniors Find Homes
From Brick and Mortar To Cloud Based ...

“GetSetUp is a simple platform and I’ve been looking for this,” said Diane. Find out how GetSetUp is helping her to stay connected and up-to-date with her family, in...

Mary Is Reinventing Herself In Retirement And One Of Many Ways Is Through GetSetUp
Mary Is Reinventing Herself In Retirement...

“The fact that GetSetUp was started from the ground up with the interface specifically designed for older adults is a game-changer. It is super clean.”

Rose Was Led To GetSetUp For A Purpose
Rose Was Led To GetSetUp For A Purpose...

“I feel I’ve been brought here to this platform and I’m not sure why it is but I’ve been directed. I believe I’m on a journey that God is preparing me for.”

Uncovering an Automotive Mystery Years Later
Uncovering an Automotive Mystery Years Later

Reunited by a GetSetUp class on cooking, friends who hadn't spoken in over 40 years were able to share the fun story of how the legendary AMC AMX III - one of the...

GetSetUp Ambassador Program
GetSetUp Ambassador Program

GetSetUp Ambassadors are the heart and soul of the GetSetUp Community. They are learners who are really passionate about learning and helping to foster and grow our....

Lee Enjoys Learning Technology In A Welcoming Environment With Peers
Lee Enjoys Learning Technology In A Welcoming

“I have a lot of technology and I want to maximize my use of it,” said Lee and that's what is bringing her to GetSetUp classes regularly - to learn new technology skills.

The Interest Group Spanish with Sam on GetSetUp Allows Learners To Practice And Learn Basic Spanish
The Interest Group Spanish with Sam on...

“I’d like to encourage more people to get involved in GetSetUp. There are lots of people who might not know about so it's important to get the word out to seniors!”

Trina Is Restarting A New Phase Of Her Life With Support From The YMCA And GetSetUp
Trina Is Restarting A New Phase Of Her Life..

Trina had never heard about GetSetUp until she got the first email about it from her local YMCA.

ReJean Is Bringing Greenery To GetSetUp With The Gardening Interest Group
ReJean Is Bringing Greenery To GetSetUp With

ReJean spent much of her youth in Ohio but for quite some time now has been a Colorado native.

Rosie Is Learning Something New With Each GetSetUp Class
Rosie Is Learning Something New With Each Get

"Not only are [GetSetUp] classes educational it gives the seniors something to look forward to even after this pandemic is over. Being able to take classes, to ask...

Dick's Congregation Led Him To GetSetUp Now He's Sharing The Joy Of Learning With Others
Dick's Congregation Led Him To GetSetUp Now H

With pride, Dick Hewitt and his wife, Patt Hewitt, are self-proclaimed GetSetUp junkies. They can't seem to get enough of the great learning and socialization...

Reconnecting After 40 Years Thanks to A GetSetUp Cooking Class
Reconnecting After 40 Years Thanks to ....

I believe in synchronicity. I always feel that things happen for a reason. The idea that both of us would be in the same class at the same time with all the classes on..

The GetSetUp Community Has Changed Kristine’s Life In Just 3 Months
The GetSetUp Community Has Changed Kristine’s

“It’s been an interesting life! This is why I love GetSetUp. I’m an avid learner. I love learning.”

Linda Is Never Bored Because There is So Much To Learn
Linda Is Never Bored Because There is So...

“GetSetUp as a whole is fabulous. Sometimes seniors are very isolated especially now; it’s isolating for everyone. This is a great way to connect. Connection is my big...

Becky Knows GetSetUp Cares About Their Community
Becky Knows GetSetUp Cares About Their Commun

Becky, a GetSetUp Ambassador, shares her vaccine and other GetSetUp class experiences. “It’s lovely when I get to enjoy GetSetUp classes. I can see friend’s faces,...

Bernice Scheduled her COVID-19 Vaccination Thanks to Information She Learned in Her CA GetSetUp Vaccine Info Session
Bernice Scheduled her COVID-19 Vaccination...

“There was a lot of good helpful information in the class. I was able to hand that information off to my daughter-in-law, who was able to secure an appointment for me...

Suzy Went From Traveling The World To Connecting To It Virtually
Suzy Went From Traveling The World To Connect

“I tried other classes and I like GetSetUp best because they have many classes and a large variety of topics. GetSetUp instructors are superb which makes these classes..

Kathy Is Using Her Advanced iPhone Class Skills To Help A Friend Sell A Ticket On eBay
Kathy Is Using Her Advanced iPhone Class Skil

“With GetSetUp you learn useful things and something you can walk away and do.” Kathy took one of the skills she learned in a class and used it to help a friend sell...

A. Marlene Finds True Heart In Her GetSetUp Community
A. Marlene Finds True Heart In Her GetSetUp C

“It was so nice to have them listen and support me. In my next class, once my grandson got the heart, I could celebrate with them! It was just so nice...

Rose Brings Her Movie Discussions To GetSetUp Interest Groups
Rose Brings Her Movie Discussions To GetSetUp

“When I was a little kid, movies opened a door to the world. Now I want to give that feeling to other people - to share that exhilaration.” Join her GetSetUp Movies...

Kathleen Relearned Life At 62 After Losing Her Memory In A Stroke
Kathleen Relearned Life At 62 After Losing He

“All people have to say is if you're not up to the challenge. Then I say I am always up to the challenge! I'm going to do this. I don't know how but I will.”

Wendl Is Assuring Solo Agers Build Their Community And Their Tech Skills
Wendl Is Assuring Solo Agers Build...

“You have got to tap into the resources you need. You must have access and comfort with technology! You have to know how it works!" said Wendle.

With Just One Class Lois Is Able To Make Gifts And Cards
With Just One Class Lois Is Able To Make...

After one class Lois made a photo book for her mom. “I felt so good and so proud that I could do this task and just from this one class!”

Learn How Doris Went From Feeling Anxious About The Computer To Using It Daily
Learn How Doris Went From Feeling Anxious...

From feeling anxious to use the computer to using it in her daily routine, Doris is keen to keep learning. “I want to be able to know all I can about the computer.”

Learn How Shirley Has Gone From GetSetUp Learner To GetSetUp Guide
Learn How Shirley Has Gone From GetSetUp...

Shirley is learning new skills and helping seniors stay healthy by teaching her passion for the Hustle on GetSetUp. “I wanted to let seniors know that they can get up...

Learn How Diantha Got Past Her Initial Fear Of Computers To Go On To Use Technology Daily
Learn How Diantha Got Past Her Initial Fear..

“People have kind of bought into that conventional wisdom that older people are hopeless and naturally can’t get this tech stuff. It's not a natural part of aging to...

There Is Always Time To Connect And That Is Bringing Virgil To GetSetUp Classes
There Is Always Time To Connect And That Is..

Virgil believes that people in his age group 58-62 from any walk of life would appreciate the GetSetUp community. He thinks this is a great opportunity for people to conn

Michigan’s Partnership with GetSetUp Inspired Carol to learn how to start a Youtube Channel
Michigan’s Partnership with GetSetUp...

Carol’s mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s about 9 years ago now. So Carol left Texas where her 2 adult children still live to come and care for her mother...

Denise is Living the Dream — Retirement and Not Working on Mondays
Denise is Living the Dream — Retirement...

Denise is a retired teacher of information technology and keyboarding who still works as a substitute teacher when needed and assists with voting by helping...

Pandemic or Not - The Show Must Go On For JudyAnn
Pandemic or Not - The Show Must Go On...

JudyAnn is a lifelong learner. She was taking Udemy classes and heard about GetSetUp. She thought I should check this out to learn and to meet new people.

At 78 Kay Is Game To Try Anything - Learn How That Is Enhancing Her Life!
At 78 Kay Is Game To Try Anything - Learn...

Learning is enhancing Kay's life to help her learn new skills and stay connected with her family even though they are miles apart.

Learn how Shikha is Expanding her Social Circle through Online Learning
Learn how Shikha is Expanding her Social Circ

“Because of COVID-19 and social isolation, distance learning has become so popular. I can be in a classroom, participate, and see others participate. It is more social...

Finding Courage to Try New Things Motivates Gingy
Finding Courage to Try New Things Motivates..

“We should all try new things every day even if they scare us, but we don’t always,” said Gingy, a GetSetup Ambassador.

Meet Audrey a GetSetup Ambassador Turning the Pandemic into a Blessing
Meet Audrey a GetSetup Ambassador Turning...

“I used to apologize for being a lifelong learner, being knowledgeable, and asking a lot of questions, however — who cares now! This became an opportunity to spread my...

Meet Len a YMCA member who learned how to market his business online with Y classes from GetSetUp
Meet Len a YMCA member who learned how to...

The GetSetUp platform has a lot to offer. It isn’t complicated and gives the user the ability to give feedback, ask questions, and follow up by giving a rating of the...

Meet GetSetUp Ambassador Lois Who is Pursuing her Many Learning Interests
Meet GetSetUp Ambassador Lois Who is Pursuing

GetSetUp's technology and social media classes provide a better understanding of operating tasks, so participants understand how to use these tools on their own.

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