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Mike Festa

AARP Massachusetts urges Congress to address continuing needs of older Americans

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts As coronavirus cases and deaths continue rising, including nearly 100,000 resident and staff deaths in U.S. ​nursing homes...
Marianne Delorey,

Patient, strong, and even braver

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D., Executive Director, Colony Retirement Homes   “You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice.” --Bob Marley   Last...

Reverse mortgages: retirement derailed?

By Alain Valles, CSA, MS, MBA, Managing Director, Helping Hands Community Partners Survey says…retirement derailed A recent article published in MarketWatch by Alessandra Malito highlighted the...

A seat at the table

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D., Executive Director, Colony Retirement Homes “Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.”  Gertrude Stein   There is...
Alain Valles

Reverse mortgages and the new administration

By Alain Valles, CSA, MS, MBA, Managing Director, Helping Hands Community Partners Change is always the constant Over the past 30 years hundreds of thousands of...
Mike Festa

Keep social ties strong during the holiday season

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts Certainly, 2020 has been a year unlike others. On behalf of our 760,000 members and all older Massachusetts...
Marianne Delorey

Navigating the sometimes hard road of caregiving

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D., Executive Director, Colony Retirement Homes “Perfectionism is self-abuse of the highest order.” Anne Wilson Schaef    Elder care is not always easy or...

The holiday season and reverse mortgages

By Alain Valles, CSA, MS, MBA, Managing Director, Helping Hands Community Partners   “The days are long, but the years are short”   This quote from Gretchen Rubin,...
Mike Festa

Social Security and payroll tax deferral

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts On behalf of all older Americans, AARP sent a letter on Sept. 22 to congressional leaders to support...
Marianne Delorey

Perfectly imperfect

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D., Executive Director, Colony Retirement Homes   “Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes.”...