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.

You and Stress: Victim or Victor?
You and Stress: Victim or Victor?

Guest Speaker Susyn Reeve discusses how to identify stressors and practice “stress victor” techniques.

Step into your own personal power with Guest Speaker Susan Sommers
Walking with Guest Speaker Susan Sommers

Today is National Walking Day. Join award-winning fitness expert and author Speaker Susan Sommers and learn about her inspirational story .

Guest Speaker: Andy Britton - From Corporate Executive to Paramedic, Changing and Retraining in Your 60s
Changing and Retraining in Your 60s

Andy spent decades in a successful corporate career developing customer service programs for major companies. He found new meaning in retirement by becoming a paramedic.

Guest Speaker: Mariann Aalda - World Theatre Day with Soap Opera, Sitcom, and Stage Actress
Guest Speaker Mariann Aalda

Actress and ageism activist Mariann Aalda on show business, age discrimination, and making the most of the second half of life.

Trekking with Usha Soman
Trekking with Usha Soman

At 60, Usha decided her new life was just beginning. Now at 82 years young, she has countless marathons and treks under her belt.

Guest Speaker Nina Meyerhof: How To Get In Touch With What Touches You
How To Get In Touch

Learn Dr. Meyerhof's story of co-founding Children Of Earth and how to discern what's important to you and what you have to offer.

Expect the Unexpected at Dunrovin Ranch
Expect the Unexpected at Dunrovin Ranch

Not your typical ranch, Dunrovin Ranch offers the unique opportunity to connect with nature from anywhere in the world via a series of webcams including the "osprey cam."

Homemakers Turned Entrepreneurs
Homemakers Turned Entrepreneurs

Kalpana and Uma turned a hobby into a successful business that sticks to its mission of providing people with the nostalgic tastes of home through pickles.

Guest Speaker Helene Stelian: Facilitating personal growth for women in midlife
Create your next chapter

Through her THRIVE community, Helene helps women 40+ deepen their journeys of self-discovery and growth—and create their next chapter with courage and intention.

The Fiddling Monk
The Fiddling Monk

Violinist Maestro Kumaresh, otherwise known as the Fiddling Monk, shares words of wisdom to remind us that our strongest inspiration should be ourselves.

Dance with Sandip Soparrkar
Dance with Sandip Soparrkar

Acclaimed dancer, Sandip Soparrkar shares inspiration and advice for staying strong, positive, and social through the power of dance.

Guest Speaker Dr. Patrick Dunn: how to live, thrive, and stay healthy during the pandemic
Guest Speaker: Stay healthy during pandemic

Guest Speaker Dr. Patrick Dunn discusses strategies for staying healthy during the pandemic, including ways to stay active, reduce the risk of heart disease, and stay men

Italian holiday food with Tara Bisogna
Italian Holiday Food and Traditions

Tara Bisogna, Author of Cooking with Love, from Italy, is returning to make struffoli and talk about The Feast of Seven Fishes, an Italian Christmas Eve tradition.

Explore New Zealand: The Heart of The Island Nation With Veronika Vermeulen
Explore New Zealand

Explore the rich culture and lush landscapes of New Zealand with Veronika Vermeulen on December 16th with GetSetUp.

Holiday foods of Spain with Yosmar Martinez
Holiday Foods of Spain with Yosmar Martinez

Chef Yosmar Martinez believes the key to creating delicious dishes is to use simple, quality ingredients. Join her on GetSetUp on December 9th and 16th for Holiday Foods