Profiles

When Senior Planet  chats with actress Talia Shire, you can’t help ask if her brother, Francis Ford Coppola, has sent care packages of his famous wine…especially since many of us are imbibing a lot more during Coronavirus lockdown. Our Entertainment Correspondent, Gil Pringle, spoke to the 74 year old actress ahead of her latest role.
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What is it like to have the virus?  Here’s a report from Toby Kasavan, a friend of Senior Planet and teacher of Tai-chi and TaijitFit; learn more about his classes at BetterBalanceNY.com.  This whole experience has been stressful.  My wife, Anna, is 59 and in good health; she’s a runner and non-smoker with no diabetes or asthma; I”m
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Senior Planet is re-running an interview with Peter Harnik, now retired, who is one of the first leaders of Environmental Action, the non-profit formed by the organizers of Earth Day.  Later this month, Senior Planet Montgomery, in partnership with the Montgomery County’s Department of Energy Protection, will be rolling out online programs on energy efficiency
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When Ken Shaw of San Francisco joined the Peace Corps in rural Zambia as an agriculture specialist, he was 61. “To say it was eye-opening is an understatement,” said the retired county health department employee and part-time actor, adding he was fulfilling “my old hippie dream.” `It’s the greatest experience you’ll ever have,” the Hicksville,
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Oscar-nominated for her role in Come Back, Little Sheba 66 years ago, Terry Moore, 90, has just one dream left. She hopes to receive another nod for what might be her final role in the upcoming film,  Silent Life, Vladislav Kozlov’s drama about silent movie icon Rudolph Valentino,  set for release next year (learn more
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