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.
Learn how to eat healthier and all the benefits healthy eating can bring to your life. Plus each day of our 14-day healthy eating challenge you will get great practical..
The Lounge is designed specifically for our community and customized to ensure learners have the tools they need to learn, meet others, build friendships, and gain...
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...
Explore some of GetSetUp Guides' and Learners' favorite places to go, learn great travel tips, and share your insights with others!
Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: September 17 - Statues Photography
Join older adult peers to hear how John Starks is creating positive change in his local community and across the country.
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
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.
Learn the simple steps to selling things online so you can downsize easily and make some money doing it!
How are you managing your retirement? Learn three tips for living comfortably and street-free in retirement.
Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: September 10 - Musical Instruments Photography
Choose an MBA in Mind-body alignment to help you age healthily and happily. Learn the simple steps you can choose for a better mind-body alignment today!
Weekly Challenge September 3 Water Photography
Learn ways to decrease your risk for Alzheimer's and dementia starting today and how new research is looking to use technology to help!
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!
No matter your age it is never too late to take to the stage to perform. Theatre is the perfect way to explore yourself.
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.”
Australian Guide Natalie Cossar helps older adult learners understand that by simply pausing for 10 seconds, people can bring about change!
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...
Weekly Challenge August 27 Wildlife Photography
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.
In retirement, Melanie uses her nutrition background to help others understand how to critically look at the information they receive regarding nutrition.
Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: August 20 - Shoes Photography
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
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
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
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.
Understand how to leverage your passions, skills, and talents in your retirement so you are living in happiness with Guest Speaker Leah Frankel.
Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: August 13 - Cold Drinks Photography
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.
"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.
Learn healthy tips and tricks for brain and lifestyle health as you age with Professor Casandra
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
"I’m doing things that at 73 I never thought I would be doing!” said Susan.
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..
Senior residents of Ashiana Housing can learn about technology, online socializing, and health...
Weekly Challenge August 6 Vacation Photography
“GetSetUp is really breaking down the stereotype of what it means to be an old person. . . ."
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.
Employers have a huge opportunity to attract and retain better talent with eldercare
Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 30 - Store Windows Photography
Older adults are sparking virtual friendships on GetSetUp that lead to in-person meetups.
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.
Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 23 - Wine/Cheese Photography
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.
“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!
GetSetUp Health, a member engagement tool designed to support Medicare Advantage health plans has launched! It helps address specific social determinants of health (SDoH)
Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 16 - Sports Photography
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.
Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 9 - Fruit Photography
Join your fellow shutterbugs for a weekly photography challenge to share your photography and the stories behind them.
“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"
Director of AmeriCorps Seniors on GetSetUp as she discusses how volunteering not only helps those you serve but impacts the overall wellness of volunteers.
Alex from Pal-O-Mine Equestrian is sharing the benefits of horses for all ages in a live hour of horsing around on a farm.
Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 2 - Zoo Animals Photography
You don’t have to book a trip to explore the wonders of Spain. Throughout July, GetSetUp Guides are teaming up to show you the diversity that Spain has to offer.
At GetSetUp, the safety and security of our community is one of our most important priorities. We are updating some of our systems and giving an updated look to GetSetUp.
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.
GetSetUp is leading the way in one of the growing educational industries - older adult education.
“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.
Celebrate Community Fun in July! Community helps to keep you from boredom this National Anti-Boredom Month. Nothing beats boredom like sharing a delicious meal . . .
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...
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.”
Strong communities are essential for aging well and it is up to us as a community to make sure that diversity is welcome and that all people feel they can age...
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...
For National Selfie Day learn 10 great selfies to take and how to take a great selfie. Then if you need to learn more join a class on great selfie-taking...
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..
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...
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...
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...
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
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
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."
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...