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Featured Content From Our Community

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of July 30 - Store Windows Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 30 - Store Windows Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of July 23 - Wine/Cheese Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 23 - Wine/Cheese Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of July 16 - Sports Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 16 - Sports Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

14 Days Of Cooking Healthy!

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..

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of July 9 - Fruit Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 9 - Fruit Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of July 2 - Zoo Animals Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 2 - Zoo Animals Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of September 17 - Statues Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: September 17 - Statues Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of September 10 - Musical Instruments Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: September 10 - Musical Instruments Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of August 20 - Shoes Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: August 20 - Shoes Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of August 13 - Cold Drinks

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: August 13 - Cold Drinks Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge Week of August 27 - Wildlife Photography

Weekly Challenge August 27 Wildlife Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

Welcome to The GetSetUp Lounge

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...

Product Updates,

Uncovering an Automotive Mystery Years (T)

Uncovering an Automotive Mystery Years (T)

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

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...

Guest Speaker, Health

Pack Your Bags For World Tourism Day 

Explore some of GetSetUp Guides' and Learners' favorite places to go, learn great travel tips, and share your insights with others!

John Starks From Basketball Star To Leading Change In His Community

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?

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

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.

How to downsize by selling things online

Learn the simple steps to selling things online so you can downsize easily and make some money doing it!

How to Live a Comfortable and Stress-Free Retirement

How are you managing your retirement? Learn three tips for living comfortably and street-free in retirement.

Get Your Mind-Body Alignment (MBA) For The Road To Longevity

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!

Decreasing your risk for Alzheimer’s and dementia starts with brain health

Learn ways to decrease your risk for Alzheimer's and dementia starting today and how new research is looking to use technology to help!

GetSetUp Photo Challenge Week of September 3 - Water Photography

Weekly Challenge September 3 Water Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

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!

Step On Stage With Senior Theatre  

No matter your age it is never too late to take to the stage to perform. Theatre is the perfect way to explore yourself.

10 Seconds Of Calm Can Change Your Life - Spotlight on Guide Natalie Cossar

Australian Guide Natalie Cossar helps older adult learners understand that by simply pausing for 10 seconds, people can bring about change!

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

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.”

Do blue zones hold the secrets to longevity?

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...

From Luisa's mesa in Portugal to your dinner table

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...

Spotlight on Guide: Scott Sleek

"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

Photography, Guides

Creating Economic Opportunities for those over the age of 50

Wade wanted interesting, rewarding, and challenging work more than money. GetSetUp struck him as the perfect blend of supplemental income and a challenging, yet...

The Future of Home Care is Coming….

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...

Judy from Guide to Academy Lead

Her biggest mission now is to ensure Guide quality and that GetSetUp is delivering great learning experiences for their clients. She works on building, mentoring, and...

Did you know that June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day?

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..

GetSetUp Signs AARP Employer Pledge Recognizing the Value of Experienced Workers

GetSetup signed AARP’s employer pledge recognizing the value of experienced workers and committing to an age-diverse workforce.

GetSetUp News

Insights from over 200 hours of live online training to educators during COVID-19

Insights from over 200 hours of live online training to educators during COVID-19 learn their questions, and how to get yours answered.

GetSetUp — Rapid Response Services

GetSetUp's Rapid Response Services help the 50+ demographic who need training on new technologies, apps, and software in small group or one-on-one classes.

There is no such thing as ‘just’ a teacher

GetSetUp knows the importance of teachers as our entire team is made up of teachers! And in appreciation, we have free live classes available to help ease teachers who...

30 Reasons to Gift a GetSetUp Class

These are just 30 of our favorite reasons to give GetSetUp as your next gift for the parents, grandparents, or older adults in your life.

Teacher Appreciation Week — Spotlight on Wade

I wanted something I found interesting, rewarding, and challenging. At this age, it’s more about the mission than the money. I liked the mission about helping others...

Teacher Appreciation Week - Spotlight on Judy

Instructor-led education is different from static-led education with individualized instructors you can talk and have that one-on-one coaching and support.

Lifelong Learning, GetSetUp News

20 ways to show Teachers Appreciation during COVID-19

Here are 20 great FREE ideas to show your teachers you appreciate them!

Lifelong Learning, Guides

Teacher Appreciation Week — Spotlight on Glenda

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...

Lifelong Learning, Guides

Teacher Appreciation Week — Spotlight on Customer — Marina

We want to take the time to appreciate the teachers who come to classes to learn more in order to use their new knowledge to keep giving back to their community.

Teacher Appreciation Week — 10 Reasons Our Guides Mean so Much to Us

We harness the talent of retired educators and reskill them to become experts in new technologies, apps, and software so they can teach other 50+ adult learners these...

Is There Hope for Late Adopters of Ed-Tech who are Struggling in the New World of Online Teaching?

GetSetUp classes focus on a simple methodology of Tell — Show — Do. This way no one leaves class without new knowledge, plus each learner has had the opportunity to....

Businesses Should Invest in Customer Education and Retention during Times of Uncertainty

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...

GetSetUp is Helping Seniors Join the Technology Bandwagon at Sonoran Living and Beyond!

Guides on GetSetUp are reskilled educators over 50 who teach their peers how to use tools to stay connected, stay safe, pay bills online, deliver groceries and...

Breaking Beyond the Age Stigma

While age may be just a number that doesn’t mean it doesn’t come with a stigma. Striking out on your own at any age can be a challenge, and when faced with challenges...

Aging Well, Well-being

Americans are Getting Older — Is Your Business Model Prepared?

While many business models push to appeal to millennials and Generation Z, that may well be a big mistake. Teaching consumers or clients how to use your tech, software...

Loneliness is overwhelming America’s seniors - Live Interactive Learning is preventing it

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...

Re-Affirm Our GetSetUp Mission

Work with all your favorite apps and tools or create your own custom integrations using the Ghost API.

If You Can’t Help Everybody — Start with Somebody

The older demographic is projected to be 25% of the overall US population in the next 20+ years. Yet almost every business we studied was failing to recognize the...

AgeSmart Now Offers a Customized GetSetup Learning Channel

AgeSmart partnered with GetSetUp to pilot its own personalized Learning Channel so members can stay connected to peers in a fun, interactive, and engaging way.

Partners, Lifelong Learning, Aging Well

GetSetup Offers Education on Medicare for Users

Those starting to research their Medicare options as they turn 65 or older or who may want to change Advantage plans come to Healthcare.com. Now they can take advantage..

Home Care Service Adds Education as a Benefit

Are you looking for education opportunities for seniors by seniors for your home care or assisted care facility? GetSetUp can help educate older adults through....

GetSetup Offers Education on Medicare for Users

Healthcare.com is providing free informational Medicare education to users through their partnership with GetSetup.

Don’t Let Loneliness Get You Down, Let Wisdom Bring You Up

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

An Apple For The Teacher

At 60+ Moira is still breaking stereotypes. She is now part of the GetSetup Academy, training retired teachers on software onboarding.

Ten Things Older Adults Should Know About Online Learning

10 Tips to know how to narrow down the search results when you look for information.

Lifelong Learning, Technology

Experience Adds Value to Businesses — The importance of workers over 50

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...

Do you know how to adjust your house to meet your aging needs?

With a few minor adjustments aging in place can become the reality for many people . One of the most important steps though is ensuring that the home is safe.

Take-Aways from the Social Isolation Impact Summit

Often social isolation is brushed aside as something insignificant. However, scientific research shows that we should be paying more attention to social isolation as...

GetSetUp is growing its community with Senior Social Hours for Older Adults

Learning is a lifelong process and it is not just done in the classroom. Learning also comes from peers and other members of society that help us to grow through live...

GetSetUp is here to Support Teachers in the Back to School Digital World

Schools need to provide Professional Learning opportunities for teachers to ensure they learn how to use diverse tools and technology.

Take-Aways from “Including Age in Diversity & Inclusion Strategies” Webinar Series

Longer life-spans mean more opportunities for employers, governments, and people at large to start to rethink our current ideas on aging. The desire to learn and...

Community-Driven Classes Have Arrived at GetSetUp!

GetSetUp is launching community-driven classes! That means members of the GetSetUp community have submitted their class ideas and passed the GetSetUp evaluation process..

Bringing More Fun to the Digital Classroom Experience with GetSetUp’s New Tool

GetSetUp has a brand new learning experience! We are doing all that we can to make learning fun and engaging for our users. Now you can join with just the click of the...

Thriving in Senior Living Communities

As people age, it is important to consider the options available and which one is right for you or your loved one as planning is essentially aging well.

Online Professional Development — Investing in Your Future

GetSetUp stepped up to help by offering over 600 hours and 1235 sessions of classes to teachers all over the country. Teachers were able to learn tools like Google...

Lifelong Learning, Job skills, Technology

Back to School Can Get a Boost from Grandparents Contributing Remotely

Older role models have been cut off from regular in-person interactions with the young minds in their lives. Many older adults dove into online classes to not only...

Technology, Lifelong Learning

Study Finds that Using the Internet More Improves Mental Health in Older Adults

A recent study done by the University College London shows that increasing interactive internet use for older adults may improve their mental health.

6 Great Ways to Celebrate National Senior Citizens Day on August 21

National Senior Citizens Day is August 21. It was first established in 1988 by President Ronald Reagan (though it was originally called National Day of Third Age).

Meet GetSetUp Ambassador Lois Who is Pursuing her Many Learning Interests

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.

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

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...

How Healthcare Systems Can Make It Easier To Access Their Services

Healthcare Systems need to develop apps and platforms that work across devices, especially on mobile options, that provide access to critical information via a friendly..

Meet Audrey a GetSetup Ambassador Turning the Pandemic into a Blessing

“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...

National Council On Aging’s — Aging Mastery Program to Learn How to Age Well

The National Council On Aging (NCOA) created the Aging Mastery Program to help people learn how to create their own path for aging well. The program lasts 10 weeks and...

Norman’s Story: from Learner to Customer Success Manager

Norman went from Learner to GetSetup Customer Success Manager. He thinks GetSetup’s model helps older adults learn, teach, and share knowledge.

Guides, Team,

Online Job Opportunities for People Over 50

Learning how to make money from your skills means you can add some money to your income stream. Side hustles are opportunities to earn money online...

Job Skills, Work, Lifelong Learning

Finding Courage to Try New Things Motivates Gingy

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

Debunking 5 Myths Around Aging

Snedeker’s academic team is committed to exposing students not just to older people in senior homes and hospitals but to the whole range of life that aging affects...

5 Ways Boomers Can Start a Business on Zoom

Many workers over 50 are searching for jobs but perhaps it is time to consider creating your own business. Capitalized on your Zoom skills! Here are 5 ways you can make..

Technology, Lifelong Learning

National Council On Aging Adjusts its Aging Mastery Program to COVID-19 Restrictions — Plus Plans for the Future of the Program

The Aging Mastery Program created by the National Council On Aging (NCOA) didn’t stop helping people learn how to create their own path for aging well even in the face...

Learn how Shikha is Expanding her Social Circle through Online Learning

“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...

Polls Show Loneliness has Risen by Almost 50% in Older Adults During the Pandemic

Polls show loneliness has risen by almost 50% in older adults during the pandemic but neighbors, healthy habits, and technology can help keep loneliness at bay.

Aging in Place, Lifelong Learning

AgeSmart is making technology classes a resource for older adults even while senior centers are closed

Area agencies on aging help to provide older adults with the resources they need to stay in their homes and communities as long as possible like online learning...

10 Great Challenges to Use Instagram Interactively

Use your Instagram to join in some interactive fun with your family and friends. Try these 10 Fun-Filled family and friend challenges.

Money Management is Essential to Aging Well Learn how the SAGECents App Can Help

Saving money is difficult at any point in your life, but it is essential to aging well. SAGECents focuses on assessing someone’s financial health while building education

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

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

Discover how SAGECents has Built an App Focused on Financial Planning for LGTB Older Adults

If you want help managing your financial health and want an application that doesn’t assume you have a house, marriage, and children the SAGECents app is for you. It has

Ready to add some spice to your Virtual Events?

10 fun ways to enjoy your next virtual meeting - make it more engaging and interactive!

GetSetUp Lands In India

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.

From Corporate Employee to Wellness Consultant Binda Is Now Helping Seniors Through GetSetUp

Binda Kanayalkar had a corporate life for more than 3 decades working with ExxonMobil. However, she decided to take early retirement in 2010 instead of relocating...

GetSetUp Raises $10 Million in Funding to Accelerate Growth of Interactive Learning Platform for Older Adults

GetSetUp Raises $10 Million in Funding to Accelerate Growth of Interactive Learning Platform for Older Adults

Meet Neil Dsouza, GetSetUp's Co-Founder, Who Is Bringing Virtual Classes To Older Adults

Neil D'Souza has never been one to turn down a challenge. Growing up in India he was a national competitor in swimming competitions and now runs ultra long distance...

6 Ways To Show Your Appreciation to Veterans On Veterans Day

Veterans Day is observed annually every November 11 since the end of World War I, when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on that day in 1918.

Over 50, want to give back and make money doing it?

Guides are class topic experts, who love to teach and share knowledge using virtual tools. Their hours are flexible as they make extra money by giving back.

25 Reasons to Gift a GetSetUp Class For Diwali

Experiences make excellent gifts because they are lifelong memories that stay with us forever, and can go on to teach us a new skill, help us learn something...

Anita Is Leading Learning With GetSetUp In India

Anita Rogers joined the recently budding GetSetUp team as a Guide Community Manager.

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of July 30 - Store Windows Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 30 - Store Windows Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of July 23 - Wine/Cheese Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 23 - Wine/Cheese Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of July 16 - Sports Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 16 - Sports Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

14 Days Of Cooking Healthy!

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..

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of July 9 - Fruit Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 9 - Fruit Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of July 2 - Zoo Animals Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 2 - Zoo Animals Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of September 17 - Statues Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: September 17 - Statues Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of September 10 - Musical Instruments Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: September 10 - Musical Instruments Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of August 20 - Shoes Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: August 20 - Shoes Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of August 13 - Cold Drinks

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: August 13 - Cold Drinks Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge Week of August 27 - Wildlife Photography

Weekly Challenge August 27 Wildlife Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

Welcome to The GetSetUp Lounge

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...

Product Updates,

Uncovering an Automotive Mystery Years (T)

Uncovering an Automotive Mystery Years (T)

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

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...

Guest Speaker, Health

Pack Your Bags For World Tourism Day 

Explore some of GetSetUp Guides' and Learners' favorite places to go, learn great travel tips, and share your insights with others!

John Starks From Basketball Star To Leading Change In His Community

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?

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

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.

How to downsize by selling things online

Learn the simple steps to selling things online so you can downsize easily and make some money doing it!

How to Live a Comfortable and Stress-Free Retirement

How are you managing your retirement? Learn three tips for living comfortably and street-free in retirement.

Get Your Mind-Body Alignment (MBA) For The Road To Longevity

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!

Decreasing your risk for Alzheimer’s and dementia starts with brain health

Learn ways to decrease your risk for Alzheimer's and dementia starting today and how new research is looking to use technology to help!

GetSetUp Photo Challenge Week of September 3 - Water Photography

Weekly Challenge September 3 Water Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

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!

Step On Stage With Senior Theatre  

No matter your age it is never too late to take to the stage to perform. Theatre is the perfect way to explore yourself.

10 Seconds Of Calm Can Change Your Life - Spotlight on Guide Natalie Cossar

Australian Guide Natalie Cossar helps older adult learners understand that by simply pausing for 10 seconds, people can bring about change!

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

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.”

Do blue zones hold the secrets to longevity?

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...

From Luisa's mesa in Portugal to your dinner table

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...

Spotlight on Guide: Scott Sleek

"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

Photography, Guides

Creating Economic Opportunities for those over the age of 50

Wade wanted interesting, rewarding, and challenging work more than money. GetSetUp struck him as the perfect blend of supplemental income and a challenging, yet...

The Future of Home Care is Coming….

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...

Judy from Guide to Academy Lead

Her biggest mission now is to ensure Guide quality and that GetSetUp is delivering great learning experiences for their clients. She works on building, mentoring, and...

Did you know that June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day?

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..

GetSetUp Signs AARP Employer Pledge Recognizing the Value of Experienced Workers

GetSetup signed AARP’s employer pledge recognizing the value of experienced workers and committing to an age-diverse workforce.

GetSetUp News

Insights from over 200 hours of live online training to educators during COVID-19

Insights from over 200 hours of live online training to educators during COVID-19 learn their questions, and how to get yours answered.

GetSetUp — Rapid Response Services

GetSetUp's Rapid Response Services help the 50+ demographic who need training on new technologies, apps, and software in small group or one-on-one classes.

There is no such thing as ‘just’ a teacher

GetSetUp knows the importance of teachers as our entire team is made up of teachers! And in appreciation, we have free live classes available to help ease teachers who...

30 Reasons to Gift a GetSetUp Class

These are just 30 of our favorite reasons to give GetSetUp as your next gift for the parents, grandparents, or older adults in your life.

Teacher Appreciation Week — Spotlight on Wade

I wanted something I found interesting, rewarding, and challenging. At this age, it’s more about the mission than the money. I liked the mission about helping others...

Teacher Appreciation Week - Spotlight on Judy

Instructor-led education is different from static-led education with individualized instructors you can talk and have that one-on-one coaching and support.

Lifelong Learning, GetSetUp News

20 ways to show Teachers Appreciation during COVID-19

Here are 20 great FREE ideas to show your teachers you appreciate them!

Lifelong Learning, Guides

Teacher Appreciation Week — Spotlight on Glenda

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...

Lifelong Learning, Guides

Teacher Appreciation Week — Spotlight on Customer — Marina

We want to take the time to appreciate the teachers who come to classes to learn more in order to use their new knowledge to keep giving back to their community.

Teacher Appreciation Week — 10 Reasons Our Guides Mean so Much to Us

We harness the talent of retired educators and reskill them to become experts in new technologies, apps, and software so they can teach other 50+ adult learners these...

Is There Hope for Late Adopters of Ed-Tech who are Struggling in the New World of Online Teaching?

GetSetUp classes focus on a simple methodology of Tell — Show — Do. This way no one leaves class without new knowledge, plus each learner has had the opportunity to....

Businesses Should Invest in Customer Education and Retention during Times of Uncertainty

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...

GetSetUp is Helping Seniors Join the Technology Bandwagon at Sonoran Living and Beyond!

Guides on GetSetUp are reskilled educators over 50 who teach their peers how to use tools to stay connected, stay safe, pay bills online, deliver groceries and...

Breaking Beyond the Age Stigma

While age may be just a number that doesn’t mean it doesn’t come with a stigma. Striking out on your own at any age can be a challenge, and when faced with challenges...

Aging Well, Well-being

Americans are Getting Older — Is Your Business Model Prepared?

While many business models push to appeal to millennials and Generation Z, that may well be a big mistake. Teaching consumers or clients how to use your tech, software...

Loneliness is overwhelming America’s seniors - Live Interactive Learning is preventing it

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...

Re-Affirm Our GetSetUp Mission

Work with all your favorite apps and tools or create your own custom integrations using the Ghost API.

If You Can’t Help Everybody — Start with Somebody

The older demographic is projected to be 25% of the overall US population in the next 20+ years. Yet almost every business we studied was failing to recognize the...

AgeSmart Now Offers a Customized GetSetup Learning Channel

AgeSmart partnered with GetSetUp to pilot its own personalized Learning Channel so members can stay connected to peers in a fun, interactive, and engaging way.

Partners, Lifelong Learning, Aging Well

GetSetup Offers Education on Medicare for Users

Those starting to research their Medicare options as they turn 65 or older or who may want to change Advantage plans come to Healthcare.com. Now they can take advantage..

Home Care Service Adds Education as a Benefit

Are you looking for education opportunities for seniors by seniors for your home care or assisted care facility? GetSetUp can help educate older adults through....

GetSetup Offers Education on Medicare for Users

Healthcare.com is providing free informational Medicare education to users through their partnership with GetSetup.

Don’t Let Loneliness Get You Down, Let Wisdom Bring You Up

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

An Apple For The Teacher

At 60+ Moira is still breaking stereotypes. She is now part of the GetSetup Academy, training retired teachers on software onboarding.

Ten Things Older Adults Should Know About Online Learning

10 Tips to know how to narrow down the search results when you look for information.

Lifelong Learning, Technology

Experience Adds Value to Businesses — The importance of workers over 50

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...

Do you know how to adjust your house to meet your aging needs?

With a few minor adjustments aging in place can become the reality for many people . One of the most important steps though is ensuring that the home is safe.

Take-Aways from the Social Isolation Impact Summit

Often social isolation is brushed aside as something insignificant. However, scientific research shows that we should be paying more attention to social isolation as...

GetSetUp is growing its community with Senior Social Hours for Older Adults

Learning is a lifelong process and it is not just done in the classroom. Learning also comes from peers and other members of society that help us to grow through live...

GetSetUp is here to Support Teachers in the Back to School Digital World

Schools need to provide Professional Learning opportunities for teachers to ensure they learn how to use diverse tools and technology.

Take-Aways from “Including Age in Diversity & Inclusion Strategies” Webinar Series

Longer life-spans mean more opportunities for employers, governments, and people at large to start to rethink our current ideas on aging. The desire to learn and...

Community-Driven Classes Have Arrived at GetSetUp!

GetSetUp is launching community-driven classes! That means members of the GetSetUp community have submitted their class ideas and passed the GetSetUp evaluation process..

Bringing More Fun to the Digital Classroom Experience with GetSetUp’s New Tool

GetSetUp has a brand new learning experience! We are doing all that we can to make learning fun and engaging for our users. Now you can join with just the click of the...

Thriving in Senior Living Communities

As people age, it is important to consider the options available and which one is right for you or your loved one as planning is essentially aging well.

Online Professional Development — Investing in Your Future

GetSetUp stepped up to help by offering over 600 hours and 1235 sessions of classes to teachers all over the country. Teachers were able to learn tools like Google...

Lifelong Learning, Job skills, Technology

Back to School Can Get a Boost from Grandparents Contributing Remotely

Older role models have been cut off from regular in-person interactions with the young minds in their lives. Many older adults dove into online classes to not only...

Technology, Lifelong Learning

Study Finds that Using the Internet More Improves Mental Health in Older Adults

A recent study done by the University College London shows that increasing interactive internet use for older adults may improve their mental health.

6 Great Ways to Celebrate National Senior Citizens Day on August 21

National Senior Citizens Day is August 21. It was first established in 1988 by President Ronald Reagan (though it was originally called National Day of Third Age).

Meet GetSetUp Ambassador Lois Who is Pursuing her Many Learning Interests

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.

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

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...

How Healthcare Systems Can Make It Easier To Access Their Services

Healthcare Systems need to develop apps and platforms that work across devices, especially on mobile options, that provide access to critical information via a friendly..

Meet Audrey a GetSetup Ambassador Turning the Pandemic into a Blessing

“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...

National Council On Aging’s — Aging Mastery Program to Learn How to Age Well

The National Council On Aging (NCOA) created the Aging Mastery Program to help people learn how to create their own path for aging well. The program lasts 10 weeks and...

Norman’s Story: from Learner to Customer Success Manager

Norman went from Learner to GetSetup Customer Success Manager. He thinks GetSetup’s model helps older adults learn, teach, and share knowledge.

Guides, Team,

Online Job Opportunities for People Over 50

Learning how to make money from your skills means you can add some money to your income stream. Side hustles are opportunities to earn money online...

Job Skills, Work, Lifelong Learning

Finding Courage to Try New Things Motivates Gingy

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

Debunking 5 Myths Around Aging

Snedeker’s academic team is committed to exposing students not just to older people in senior homes and hospitals but to the whole range of life that aging affects...

5 Ways Boomers Can Start a Business on Zoom

Many workers over 50 are searching for jobs but perhaps it is time to consider creating your own business. Capitalized on your Zoom skills! Here are 5 ways you can make..

Technology, Lifelong Learning

National Council On Aging Adjusts its Aging Mastery Program to COVID-19 Restrictions — Plus Plans for the Future of the Program

The Aging Mastery Program created by the National Council On Aging (NCOA) didn’t stop helping people learn how to create their own path for aging well even in the face...

Learn how Shikha is Expanding her Social Circle through Online Learning

“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...

Polls Show Loneliness has Risen by Almost 50% in Older Adults During the Pandemic

Polls show loneliness has risen by almost 50% in older adults during the pandemic but neighbors, healthy habits, and technology can help keep loneliness at bay.

Aging in Place, Lifelong Learning

AgeSmart is making technology classes a resource for older adults even while senior centers are closed

Area agencies on aging help to provide older adults with the resources they need to stay in their homes and communities as long as possible like online learning...

10 Great Challenges to Use Instagram Interactively

Use your Instagram to join in some interactive fun with your family and friends. Try these 10 Fun-Filled family and friend challenges.

Money Management is Essential to Aging Well Learn how the SAGECents App Can Help

Saving money is difficult at any point in your life, but it is essential to aging well. SAGECents focuses on assessing someone’s financial health while building education

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

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

Discover how SAGECents has Built an App Focused on Financial Planning for LGTB Older Adults

If you want help managing your financial health and want an application that doesn’t assume you have a house, marriage, and children the SAGECents app is for you. It has

Ready to add some spice to your Virtual Events?

10 fun ways to enjoy your next virtual meeting - make it more engaging and interactive!

GetSetUp Lands In India

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.

From Corporate Employee to Wellness Consultant Binda Is Now Helping Seniors Through GetSetUp

Binda Kanayalkar had a corporate life for more than 3 decades working with ExxonMobil. However, she decided to take early retirement in 2010 instead of relocating...

GetSetUp Raises $10 Million in Funding to Accelerate Growth of Interactive Learning Platform for Older Adults

GetSetUp Raises $10 Million in Funding to Accelerate Growth of Interactive Learning Platform for Older Adults

Meet Neil Dsouza, GetSetUp's Co-Founder, Who Is Bringing Virtual Classes To Older Adults

Neil D'Souza has never been one to turn down a challenge. Growing up in India he was a national competitor in swimming competitions and now runs ultra long distance...

6 Ways To Show Your Appreciation to Veterans On Veterans Day

Veterans Day is observed annually every November 11 since the end of World War I, when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on that day in 1918.

Over 50, want to give back and make money doing it?

Guides are class topic experts, who love to teach and share knowledge using virtual tools. Their hours are flexible as they make extra money by giving back.

25 Reasons to Gift a GetSetUp Class For Diwali

Experiences make excellent gifts because they are lifelong memories that stay with us forever, and can go on to teach us a new skill, help us learn something...

Anita Is Leading Learning With GetSetUp In India

Anita Rogers joined the recently budding GetSetUp team as a Guide Community Manager.

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of July 30 - Store Windows Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 30 - Store Windows Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of July 23 - Wine/Cheese Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 23 - Wine/Cheese Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of July 16 - Sports Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 16 - Sports Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

14 Days Of Cooking Healthy!

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..

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of July 9 - Fruit Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 9 - Fruit Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of July 2 - Zoo Animals Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: July 2 - Zoo Animals Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of September 17 - Statues Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: September 17 - Statues Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of September 10 - Musical Instruments Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: September 10 - Musical Instruments Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of August 20 - Shoes Photography

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: August 20 - Shoes Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge: Week of August 13 - Cold Drinks

Enjoy the GetSetUp Community Photographers’ photos this week! Weekly Challenge: August 13 - Cold Drinks Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

GetSetUp Photo Challenge Week of August 27 - Wildlife Photography

Weekly Challenge August 27 Wildlife Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

Welcome to The GetSetUp Lounge

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...

Product Updates,

Uncovering an Automotive Mystery Years (T)

Uncovering an Automotive Mystery Years (T)

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

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...

Guest Speaker, Health

Pack Your Bags For World Tourism Day 

Explore some of GetSetUp Guides' and Learners' favorite places to go, learn great travel tips, and share your insights with others!

John Starks From Basketball Star To Leading Change In His Community

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?

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

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.

How to downsize by selling things online

Learn the simple steps to selling things online so you can downsize easily and make some money doing it!

How to Live a Comfortable and Stress-Free Retirement

How are you managing your retirement? Learn three tips for living comfortably and street-free in retirement.

Get Your Mind-Body Alignment (MBA) For The Road To Longevity

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!

Decreasing your risk for Alzheimer’s and dementia starts with brain health

Learn ways to decrease your risk for Alzheimer's and dementia starting today and how new research is looking to use technology to help!

GetSetUp Photo Challenge Week of September 3 - Water Photography

Weekly Challenge September 3 Water Photography

Art, Hobbies, Photography

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!

Step On Stage With Senior Theatre  

No matter your age it is never too late to take to the stage to perform. Theatre is the perfect way to explore yourself.

10 Seconds Of Calm Can Change Your Life - Spotlight on Guide Natalie Cossar

Australian Guide Natalie Cossar helps older adult learners understand that by simply pausing for 10 seconds, people can bring about change!

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

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.”

Do blue zones hold the secrets to longevity?

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...

From Luisa's mesa in Portugal to your dinner table

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...

Spotlight on Guide: Scott Sleek

"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

Photography, Guides

Creating Economic Opportunities for those over the age of 50

Wade wanted interesting, rewarding, and challenging work more than money. GetSetUp struck him as the perfect blend of supplemental income and a challenging, yet...

The Future of Home Care is Coming….

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...

Judy from Guide to Academy Lead

Her biggest mission now is to ensure Guide quality and that GetSetUp is delivering great learning experiences for their clients. She works on building, mentoring, and...

Did you know that June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day?

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..

GetSetUp Signs AARP Employer Pledge Recognizing the Value of Experienced Workers

GetSetup signed AARP’s employer pledge recognizing the value of experienced workers and committing to an age-diverse workforce.

GetSetUp News

Insights from over 200 hours of live online training to educators during COVID-19

Insights from over 200 hours of live online training to educators during COVID-19 learn their questions, and how to get yours answered.

GetSetUp — Rapid Response Services

GetSetUp's Rapid Response Services help the 50+ demographic who need training on new technologies, apps, and software in small group or one-on-one classes.

There is no such thing as ‘just’ a teacher

GetSetUp knows the importance of teachers as our entire team is made up of teachers! And in appreciation, we have free live classes available to help ease teachers who...

30 Reasons to Gift a GetSetUp Class

These are just 30 of our favorite reasons to give GetSetUp as your next gift for the parents, grandparents, or older adults in your life.

Teacher Appreciation Week — Spotlight on Wade

I wanted something I found interesting, rewarding, and challenging. At this age, it’s more about the mission than the money. I liked the mission about helping others...

Teacher Appreciation Week - Spotlight on Judy

Instructor-led education is different from static-led education with individualized instructors you can talk and have that one-on-one coaching and support.

Lifelong Learning, GetSetUp News

20 ways to show Teachers Appreciation during COVID-19

Here are 20 great FREE ideas to show your teachers you appreciate them!

Lifelong Learning, Guides

Teacher Appreciation Week — Spotlight on Glenda

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...

Lifelong Learning, Guides

Teacher Appreciation Week — Spotlight on Customer — Marina

We want to take the time to appreciate the teachers who come to classes to learn more in order to use their new knowledge to keep giving back to their community.

Teacher Appreciation Week — 10 Reasons Our Guides Mean so Much to Us

We harness the talent of retired educators and reskill them to become experts in new technologies, apps, and software so they can teach other 50+ adult learners these...

Is There Hope for Late Adopters of Ed-Tech who are Struggling in the New World of Online Teaching?

GetSetUp classes focus on a simple methodology of Tell — Show — Do. This way no one leaves class without new knowledge, plus each learner has had the opportunity to....

Businesses Should Invest in Customer Education and Retention during Times of Uncertainty

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...

GetSetUp is Helping Seniors Join the Technology Bandwagon at Sonoran Living and Beyond!

Guides on GetSetUp are reskilled educators over 50 who teach their peers how to use tools to stay connected, stay safe, pay bills online, deliver groceries and...

Breaking Beyond the Age Stigma

While age may be just a number that doesn’t mean it doesn’t come with a stigma. Striking out on your own at any age can be a challenge, and when faced with challenges...

Aging Well, Well-being

Americans are Getting Older — Is Your Business Model Prepared?

While many business models push to appeal to millennials and Generation Z, that may well be a big mistake. Teaching consumers or clients how to use your tech, software...

Loneliness is overwhelming America’s seniors - Live Interactive Learning is preventing it

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...

Re-Affirm Our GetSetUp Mission

Work with all your favorite apps and tools or create your own custom integrations using the Ghost API.

If You Can’t Help Everybody — Start with Somebody

The older demographic is projected to be 25% of the overall US population in the next 20+ years. Yet almost every business we studied was failing to recognize the...

AgeSmart Now Offers a Customized GetSetup Learning Channel

AgeSmart partnered with GetSetUp to pilot its own personalized Learning Channel so members can stay connected to peers in a fun, interactive, and engaging way.

Partners, Lifelong Learning, Aging Well

GetSetup Offers Education on Medicare for Users

Those starting to research their Medicare options as they turn 65 or older or who may want to change Advantage plans come to Healthcare.com. Now they can take advantage..

Home Care Service Adds Education as a Benefit

Are you looking for education opportunities for seniors by seniors for your home care or assisted care facility? GetSetUp can help educate older adults through....

GetSetup Offers Education on Medicare for Users

Healthcare.com is providing free informational Medicare education to users through their partnership with GetSetup.

Don’t Let Loneliness Get You Down, Let Wisdom Bring You Up

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

An Apple For The Teacher

At 60+ Moira is still breaking stereotypes. She is now part of the GetSetup Academy, training retired teachers on software onboarding.

Ten Things Older Adults Should Know About Online Learning

10 Tips to know how to narrow down the search results when you look for information.

Lifelong Learning, Technology

Experience Adds Value to Businesses — The importance of workers over 50

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...

Do you know how to adjust your house to meet your aging needs?

With a few minor adjustments aging in place can become the reality for many people . One of the most important steps though is ensuring that the home is safe.

Take-Aways from the Social Isolation Impact Summit

Often social isolation is brushed aside as something insignificant. However, scientific research shows that we should be paying more attention to social isolation as...

GetSetUp is growing its community with Senior Social Hours for Older Adults

Learning is a lifelong process and it is not just done in the classroom. Learning also comes from peers and other members of society that help us to grow through live...

GetSetUp is here to Support Teachers in the Back to School Digital World

Schools need to provide Professional Learning opportunities for teachers to ensure they learn how to use diverse tools and technology.

Take-Aways from “Including Age in Diversity & Inclusion Strategies” Webinar Series

Longer life-spans mean more opportunities for employers, governments, and people at large to start to rethink our current ideas on aging. The desire to learn and...

Community-Driven Classes Have Arrived at GetSetUp!

GetSetUp is launching community-driven classes! That means members of the GetSetUp community have submitted their class ideas and passed the GetSetUp evaluation process..

Bringing More Fun to the Digital Classroom Experience with GetSetUp’s New Tool

GetSetUp has a brand new learning experience! We are doing all that we can to make learning fun and engaging for our users. Now you can join with just the click of the...

Thriving in Senior Living Communities

As people age, it is important to consider the options available and which one is right for you or your loved one as planning is essentially aging well.

Online Professional Development — Investing in Your Future

GetSetUp stepped up to help by offering over 600 hours and 1235 sessions of classes to teachers all over the country. Teachers were able to learn tools like Google...

Lifelong Learning, Job skills, Technology

Back to School Can Get a Boost from Grandparents Contributing Remotely

Older role models have been cut off from regular in-person interactions with the young minds in their lives. Many older adults dove into online classes to not only...

Technology, Lifelong Learning

Study Finds that Using the Internet More Improves Mental Health in Older Adults

A recent study done by the University College London shows that increasing interactive internet use for older adults may improve their mental health.

6 Great Ways to Celebrate National Senior Citizens Day on August 21

National Senior Citizens Day is August 21. It was first established in 1988 by President Ronald Reagan (though it was originally called National Day of Third Age).

Meet GetSetUp Ambassador Lois Who is Pursuing her Many Learning Interests

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.

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

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...

How Healthcare Systems Can Make It Easier To Access Their Services

Healthcare Systems need to develop apps and platforms that work across devices, especially on mobile options, that provide access to critical information via a friendly..

Meet Audrey a GetSetup Ambassador Turning the Pandemic into a Blessing

“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...

National Council On Aging’s — Aging Mastery Program to Learn How to Age Well

The National Council On Aging (NCOA) created the Aging Mastery Program to help people learn how to create their own path for aging well. The program lasts 10 weeks and...

Norman’s Story: from Learner to Customer Success Manager

Norman went from Learner to GetSetup Customer Success Manager. He thinks GetSetup’s model helps older adults learn, teach, and share knowledge.

Guides, Team,

Online Job Opportunities for People Over 50

Learning how to make money from your skills means you can add some money to your income stream. Side hustles are opportunities to earn money online...

Job Skills, Work, Lifelong Learning

Finding Courage to Try New Things Motivates Gingy

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

Debunking 5 Myths Around Aging

Snedeker’s academic team is committed to exposing students not just to older people in senior homes and hospitals but to the whole range of life that aging affects...

5 Ways Boomers Can Start a Business on Zoom

Many workers over 50 are searching for jobs but perhaps it is time to consider creating your own business. Capitalized on your Zoom skills! Here are 5 ways you can make..

Technology, Lifelong Learning

National Council On Aging Adjusts its Aging Mastery Program to COVID-19 Restrictions — Plus Plans for the Future of the Program

The Aging Mastery Program created by the National Council On Aging (NCOA) didn’t stop helping people learn how to create their own path for aging well even in the face...

Learn how Shikha is Expanding her Social Circle through Online Learning

“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...

Polls Show Loneliness has Risen by Almost 50% in Older Adults During the Pandemic

Polls show loneliness has risen by almost 50% in older adults during the pandemic but neighbors, healthy habits, and technology can help keep loneliness at bay.

Aging in Place, Lifelong Learning

AgeSmart is making technology classes a resource for older adults even while senior centers are closed

Area agencies on aging help to provide older adults with the resources they need to stay in their homes and communities as long as possible like online learning...

10 Great Challenges to Use Instagram Interactively

Use your Instagram to join in some interactive fun with your family and friends. Try these 10 Fun-Filled family and friend challenges.

Money Management is Essential to Aging Well Learn how the SAGECents App Can Help

Saving money is difficult at any point in your life, but it is essential to aging well. SAGECents focuses on assessing someone’s financial health while building education

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

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

Discover how SAGECents has Built an App Focused on Financial Planning for LGTB Older Adults

If you want help managing your financial health and want an application that doesn’t assume you have a house, marriage, and children the SAGECents app is for you. It has

Ready to add some spice to your Virtual Events?

10 fun ways to enjoy your next virtual meeting - make it more engaging and interactive!

GetSetUp Lands In India

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.

From Corporate Employee to Wellness Consultant Binda Is Now Helping Seniors Through GetSetUp

Binda Kanayalkar had a corporate life for more than 3 decades working with ExxonMobil. However, she decided to take early retirement in 2010 instead of relocating...

GetSetUp Raises $10 Million in Funding to Accelerate Growth of Interactive Learning Platform for Older Adults

GetSetUp Raises $10 Million in Funding to Accelerate Growth of Interactive Learning Platform for Older Adults

Meet Neil Dsouza, GetSetUp's Co-Founder, Who Is Bringing Virtual Classes To Older Adults

Neil D'Souza has never been one to turn down a challenge. Growing up in India he was a national competitor in swimming competitions and now runs ultra long distance...

6 Ways To Show Your Appreciation to Veterans On Veterans Day

Veterans Day is observed annually every November 11 since the end of World War I, when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on that day in 1918.

Over 50, want to give back and make money doing it?

Guides are class topic experts, who love to teach and share knowledge using virtual tools. Their hours are flexible as they make extra money by giving back.

25 Reasons to Gift a GetSetUp Class For Diwali

Experiences make excellent gifts because they are lifelong memories that stay with us forever, and can go on to teach us a new skill, help us learn something...

Anita Is Leading Learning With GetSetUp In India

Anita Rogers joined the recently budding GetSetUp team as a Guide Community Manager.