Guest Speaker

Guest Speakers come to share their stories, knowledge, and insights. Read more about our past Guest Speakers and up and coming Guest Speakers to learn how older adults are doing fascinating things as they age and relevant aging news that helps to improve and shape the lives of older adults.

Learn how technology can help with brain health with Dr. Kaveh Vejdani
Learn how technology can help with brain...

Dr. Vejdani is among the scientists and doctors who envision a better approach to brain health including standard brain check-ups, quantitative analysis of live brain...

John Starks From Basketball Star To Leading Change In His Community
John Starks From Basketball Star To Leading..

Join older adult peers to hear how John Starks is creating positive change in his local community and across the country. 

Who is leading the way in Alzheimer's research?
Who is leading the way in Alzheimer's ...

Brain health is essential! As more people suffer from Alzheimer's and dementia, it is up to each of us to adopt healthy habits for ourselves. It's best to start early on

Growing through tea and manners with Monica Lewis
Growing through tea and manners with Monica L

Learn tea etiquette with the master of manners, Monica Lewis. She will go over the health benefits of tea and the proper way to host your next tea event.

Cardiac rehab can help extend your life
Cardiac rehab can help extend your life

Digital solutions can help bring heart health and rehab to the comfort of your home. Learn from Dr. Patrick Dunn how digital heart rehabilitation can help!

From Luisa's mesa in Portugal to your dinner table
From Luisa's mesa in Portugal to your...

Learn about Portuguese cuisine, its history, and experience the greatest secrets of true Portuguese cuisine. Join Luisa Villar as she acts as a local guide to...

Learn To Be The Most Supportive Grandparent To Your Kids
Learn To Be The Most Supportive Grandparent..

Becoming a new grandparent is an exciting time in anyone’s life. It’s a good idea for grandparents to brush up on how to best support their children as parents.

Make mealtime fun by planning to eat!
Make mealtime fun by planning to eat!

Cooking doesn’t have to be just about filling our stomachs when we are hungry, it can be about connection as well. Nothing can have as powerful an impact on your overall

Renew, Revitalize, and Retire Happy with Leah Frankel
Renew, Revitalize, and Retire Happy with Leah

Understand how to leverage your passions, skills, and talents in your retirement so you are living in happiness with Guest Speaker Leah Frankel.

Learn lifestyle choices to improve brain health with Professor Cassandra Szoeke
Learn lifestyle choices to improve brain...

Learn healthy tips and tricks for brain and lifestyle health as you age with Professor Casandra

Changing Violent To Violet  - Art To Take A Stand
Changing Violent To Violet - Art To Take A...

Understand how to become an artist after 50 with Guest Speaker Ann Morton.

BaptistCare partners with GetSetUp to bring health and wellness to age care clients
BaptistCare partners with GetSetUp to bring

BaptistCare, one of Australia’s leading aged care providers, has partnered with GetSetUp

Cooking Mediterranean style with a focus on Italy
Cooking Mediterranean style with...

Guide Deb hosts Tara Bisogna for a four-session series that will feature recipe preparation and conversations about the healthy nutritional aspects of the Mediterranean..

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

Important Conversations For Real Change With Guest Speakers Next Week On GetSetUp
Important Conversations For Real Change...

Learn how to have vital conversations with your grandkids about controversial topics.

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!

Learn How To Make Volunteerism A Life Calling with Atalaya Sergi
Learn How To Make Volunteerism A Life Calling

Director of AmeriCorps Seniors on GetSetUp as she discusses how volunteering not only helps those you serve but impacts the overall wellness of volunteers.

End of Life Doula Liz Lightner And Her Mother Speak On Preparing For Death
End of Life Doula Liz Lightner And Her Mother

Join Liz and her mother as they speak about death doulas, courageous conversations with health care proxies and family, making your wishes known, both before and after...

Weekend Series And A Week Full Of Guest Speakers To Get You Up And Motivated!
Weekend Series And A Week Full Of Guest...

Join us for some fun-filled classes with like-minded peers and learn from leaders in their field about exciting topics that might pique your interest from learning more..

Find The Harriet Tubman Spirit In You Walking With Linda Harris!
Find The Harriet Tubman Spirit In You...

Harriet Tubman walked to freedom and that wasn’t enough for her; she wanted to help others to freedom as well. Linda is following in her footsteps and helping others...

Learn The Importance of Connecting Across Generations
Learn The Importance of Connecting Across Gen

Sharing across generations provides benefits for older people. Studies show it helps with health, happiness, and well-being. Join older adult peers for Deb Gale's talk on

The Stories Behind The Photographs - Through The Lens of Pete Souza
The Stories Behind The Photographs - Through

Hear the history behind the photographs as Pete Souza shares iconic photographs captured with President Reagan and President Obama. Learn the stories behind the photograp

Learn How To Best Invest For Retirement And Plan Your Next Party With Next Week’s GetSetUp Guest Speakers
Learn How To Best Invest For Retirement And..

Learn party planning tips, understand how wealth inequality affects retirement, and how investing for good can impact you as you age with GetSetUp Guest Speakers next wee

Are You Aware Of Your Brain Power?
Are You Aware Of Your Brain Power?

With June being Brain Awareness month we are kicking off June with Guest Speakers focused on brain health, awareness, and how to rewire it to pursue your dreams.

Introducing the 2021 GetSetUp Speaker Series
Introducing the 2021 GetSetUp Speaker Series

Our growing speaker list reflects our commitment to enabling older adults to continue learning, contributing to their communities, and connecting with those who have shar

Online Communication from Platforms like Zoom and GetSetUp Have Positive Health Benefits For Older Adults
Online Communication from Platforms like Zoom

Classes on GetSetUp help older adults learn technology skills, but they also help create connections and reduce feelings of isolation. The study “observed better...

Menopositivity: The Founders Of Womaness Talk Menopause
Menopositivity: The Founders Of Womaness

Womaness has launched a beauty care line of products specifically to help alleviate some of the symptoms of menopause. Join the founders as they discuss the most common s

Repurposing and Redefining Your Career After 50
Repurposing and Redefining Your Career After

Pivoting your career is challenging at any time, but as you age there are more and more rewards and challenges with it. The top three reasons people career pivot is....

Learn Storytelling and Financial Protection with Guest Speakers Next Week On GetSetUp
Learn Storytelling and Financial Protection..

Next week we will be hosting Guest Speakers on storytelling for grandparents as a means of connection, and representatives from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau..

Exercise your Face with Guest Speaker Annelise Hagen’s Yoga Face Workshop!
Exercise your Face with Guest Speaker...

Did you know that you can do basic facial workouts to help reduce signs of facial aging? Annelise Hagen reminds students that people are ageless, both inside and out...

Ask Your Travel Questions From Travel Star Rick Steves At His Fireside Chat with GetSetUp
Ask Your Travel Questions From Travel Star...

Rick Steves is coming virtually to GetSetUp for a Fireside chat hosted by co-founder Lawrence Kosick. All of our GetSetUp community can watch this via GetSetUp TV and...

Don’t Miss Our Guest Speaker as Rowland Chen Speaks On - A Day in the Life of a Red Blood Cell
Don’t Miss Our Guest Speaker as Rowland Chen

Guest Speaker Rowland shares a day in the life of a red blood cell. This class is a neat way to ride along with a red blood cell to learn heart-healthy habits.

Chief Medical Officer from Michigan Shares a Vaccine Update on GetSetUp's Session Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021
Chief Medical Officer from Michigan Shares a

GetSetUp's live online Covid-19 Vaccine Information sessions are helping older adults learn where to go for information in their area and how to navigate their state...

Learn About Artificial Intelligence with Guest Speaker Rowland Chen
Learn About Artificial Intelligence with...

GetSetUp event: Guest Speaker: Artificial Intelligence in your Life Today, Tomorrow lets learners walk away with more knowledge about AI, the ability to speak with...

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