Our blog shares real stories of real people. 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.
In retirement, Melanie uses her nutrition background to help others understand how to critically look at the information they receive regarding nutrition.
Humans have always strived to live longer and better. Discover the blue zones where longevity is higher than average. These 5 locations spread around the globe have...
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...
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.
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
Employers have a huge opportunity to attract and retain better talent with eldercare
Older adults are sparking virtual friendships on GetSetUp that lead to in-person meetups.
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.
Here are 20 great FREE ideas to show your teachers you appreciate them!
"I have always tried to stick to work that I felt had a good purpose and provides some kind of benefit to people. I feel like I’m seeing that directly based on what
Senior residents of Ashiana Housing can learn about technology, online socializing, and health...
Our company values each generations’ resources and wealth of knowledge to create a live engaging and fulfilling space for older adults where they feel heard and have...
Learn healthy tips and tricks for brain and lifestyle health as you age with Professor Casandra
"I’m doing things that at 73 I never thought I would be doing!” said Susan.
Understand why planning for the unexpected in retirement including long term care is important
Terri has given up TV to participate in live interactive classes on health, wellness, and more.
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
"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.
One of the best strategies for tech companies that want to serve the older adult market is to focus your value proposition on empowering older adults.
GetSetUp Health, a member engagement tool designed to support Medicare Advantage health plans has launched! It helps address specific social determinants of health (SDoH)
“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.”
"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!
“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...
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...
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!”
The end of the year often is a time to reflect on the past year and consider ways to improve oneself as a new year begins. An important part of this process...
“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...
February is American Heart Month. This is the month we take to educate ourselves on ways to help improve our heart health. To celebrate this month, GetSetUp...
Keep GetSetUp classes streaming in the background and learn while you watch your favorite guides and see old and new friends on the GetSetUp community taking classes as y
GetSetUp is excited to announce our launch in India! GetSetUp started toward the end of 2019 with the idea to focus on helping older adults learn technology skills.
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...
Attracting and retaining mature workers adds value to businesses. Organizations that use this talent pool of skilled 50+ workers will be able to gain a competitive...
According to the study, “Wisdom had the largest impact on loneliness, followed by living alone and mental well-being.” Often the wisest people are those that continue to
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...
Consider how you will help stand out from the crowd in your support to new consumers, so consumers see your service or product with new eyes. Make sure that they have...
Glenda loves working at GetSetUp for many reasons an opportunity to use her technology skills, learning a new tool, and that the customer at the end of the 60 minutes...
GetSetup signed AARP’s employer pledge recognizing the value of experienced workers and committing to an age-diverse workforce.
All countries are expected to see substantial growth in the number of older persons, which means even more people are at risk for elder abuse. June 15 as World Elder..
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...
As we age we put more stress on our hearts. Issues such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and heart disease can be factors that can significantly impact...
Understand how to become an artist after 50 with Guest Speaker Ann Morton.
BaptistCare, one of Australia’s leading aged care providers, has partnered with GetSetUp
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..
Weekly Challenge August 6 Vacation Photography
For National Wellness Month take the GetSetUp wellness challenge to care more for yourself.
Learn 5 tips and tricks on how to keep up to date with technology as you age.
“Now I'm learning everything I wish I knew in my thirties!” said Jane.
Pamper yourself with one or more of these tips for caring for mature skin this summer.
Learn how to have vital conversations with your grandkids about controversial topics.
Award-winning aged care provider, Whiddon, has partnered with GetSetUp to bring health and wellbeing classes directly to their Community Care clients to further enhance t
“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,.
Learn how to create a duet TikTok video. Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to make a TikTok video. Then duet Guide Kristen's plank challenge to get started!
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
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 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
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...
Learn how the Michigan Department of Health and Human Resources partnered with GetSetUp to address the needs of older adults across their state and they were able to reac
GetSetUp is a community that fosters lifelong learners and we want to highlight the amazing things they can do.
No matter what method you like to stay active and keep your brain healthy, GetSetUp has something happening for you. Why not check out a class today?
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.
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."
Jokes are ever-changing. For #TellAJokeDay learn how jokes have morphed into memes. Understand what a meme is and how to understand this latest trend in comic relief.
Understand how to leverage your passions, skills, and talents in your retirement so you are living in happiness with Guest Speaker Leah Frankel.
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...
Want to learn how to know which wines to taste? Tips for picking a good bottle? And more great wine advice? Learn more about GetSetUp Guide Jerry, the Wine Whisperer, ...
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
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
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...
Classes on GetSetUp help older adults learn technology skills, but they also help create connections and reduce feelings of isolation. The study “observed better...
“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.”
Fresh fruits and vegetables not only add some fun color to your meals but they may help to diminish your risks for some age-related diseases in addition to just keeping
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
GetSetUp is the fastest growing social learning and engagement platform for older adults and now has Deval Delivala as Senior Vice President of International Markets...
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
Learn how to stay marketable and keep your job at any age with 5 key tips to staying marketable and advice to specifically help women stand out in their careers!
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
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
Carol Neuberger shares what she loves about GetSetUp including things she's learned, she can do now, and what she is enjoying most!
Together we will work tirelessly to assure that there are classes with supportive community members in them to help people deal with this difficult situation.
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....
GetSetUp is a live, interactive learning platform for older adults that was selected as a finalist in the Education category of Fast Company’s 2021 World-Changing Ideas..
The GetSetUp community is celebrating photography month with a photo series and a fun photo challenge! Learn tips and tricks from Guide Scott to make your photography eve
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..
Explores music throughout the week this summer with the Summer Music Series. Each day of the week will focus on a different music genre. Join to listen and share.
Guide Natalie is teaching older adults how to move in order to help get themselves healthier all around.
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!
“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"
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.
Join your fellow shutterbugs for a weekly photography challenge to share your photography and the stories behind them.
Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 2 - Zoo Animals Photography
Join together with other GetSetUp community members to celebrate Mexican-American heritage with a special Mexican Fiesta Series.
“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...
“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
“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"
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...
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...
Director of AmeriCorps Seniors on GetSetUp as she discusses how volunteering not only helps those you serve but impacts the overall wellness of volunteers.
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.
“If you are looking to connect with others then you will find it all on GetSetUp. Plus it’s a community where you don’t have to be afraid to make mistakes or get stuck. T
Join GetSetUp this Earth Day for a reflection on what each of us can do to help the environment and preserve our planet with classes throughout the day focused on nature