“All of us might wish at times that we lived in a more tranquil world, but we don’t. And if our times are difficult and perplexing, so are they challenging and filled with opportunity.”
by Maggie Kraft
While attending the American Society on Aging’s annual conference in San Francisco this March, I ran into Louis Tenenbaum, the founder and president of HomesRenewed™ a coalition of stakeholders with the mission to significantly increase the number of American homes prepared for residents to live throughout the modern lifespan.
Workplace 2.0, by Maggie Kraft, MSW
In the 2018 movie The Leisure Seekers, Donald Sutherland portrays an elderly man suffering increasingly from Alzheimer's-related memory loss, even as he and his wife (played by Helen Mirren) travel America's highways in their aged Winnebago.
The Value of Justice,
Maggie Kraft, MSW
June is Elder Abuse Prevention Month and an opportunity to think about elder abuse as a social justice issue.
Synergy among local non-profits
Local Photographer Martin Swett Named as Judge for the 6th Annual Being Here Now Art Show in May
Some of the most successful people recall the importance of someone in their life who helped them succeed. Oprah Winfrey always felt guidance and support from author and poet Maya Angelou. Former television anchorman Walter Cronkite was influenced by a newspaper editor named Fred Birney, who volunteered to teach journalism at his high school. Music legend Quincy
Protect Your New Medicare Card
by Maggie Kraft, MSW
Medicare is mailing out new Medicare cards starting in April. They produced a nifty list of 10 things you need to know, which are reviewed below. But first, a general fraud refresher: