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The online world can be a wonderful place to meet people….but many find it a frustrating place where people brag about hundreds of “friends” they’ve never met. Connectivity online may not mean connections online. Forming true connections First, find people who share your interests on an online platform. This can be cooking, knitting, owning a
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We’re all dependent on Zoom these pandemic days–for our social lives, family visits, clubs, business meetings, community meetings and just about everything else. One reason Zoom took over the video chat app field so fast is that it’s so easy—one click and you’re in.  But that ease of use comes (or did until recently) with
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My new favorite Zoom thing is a trivia challenge I enjoyed with some longtime friends.  (Learn about it here).  We didn’t exactly cover ourselves with glory but we ranked in the top half and more important, had a lot of fun and caught up with each others’ lives. But how about you?  What favorite Zoom
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So many people have taken to the internet, to watch educational videos, to watch movies, to see a performance via Zoom or streaming video, to watch a lecture, or to take on-line classes, especially with Senior Planet. I’ve been exploring different aspects of art with the Frick’s Cocktails with a Curator series, and I am
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When the nationwide advice to stay at home to stop-the-spread of coronavirus was issued in mid-March, an estimated 70 million U.S. grandparents faced the most emotionally wrenching part of stopping the spread: keeping your distance from the grandkids. Older adults, more vulnerable to a severe infection if they got COVID-19, can’t visit their grandchildren. At
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Note: On Friday, April 17, 3-4pm EST, Senior Planet will host Dr. Michael Spertus, a family doctor and instructor at Harvard Medical School, to talk about how people can stay connected to their doctors through different platforms and video chat options. He will also talk about when he must see a patient in person vs. doing
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