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Heroes

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D. “I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.” -- Maya Angelou   On...
Mike Festa

Staying sharp: brain health & AARP

By Mike Festa, AARP Massachusetts State Director A big concern for people as they grow older is staying mentally fit. We know this because our...
Janice Lindsay discusses the importance of writing your own personal history.

Personal history procrastinator

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer May is Personal History Awareness Month. You might ask, “Who decided that?” I find no definitive answer. But somebody thought it...

Sending Hugs

By Marianne Lyons Delorey, Ph.D. “I am different, not less.” ― Temple Grandin Temple Grandin should be a household name. While she is truly well known...
Mike Festa

Fighting more fraud than ever before

By Mike Festa, AARP Massachusetts State Director  If it seems fraud doesn’t stop, you’re right. Every day scammers find new and convincing ways to get...
Janice Lindsay discusses the importance of writing your own personal history.

In search of a piece of toast

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Hopeful Consumer Lady needed a new toaster. She thought this would be easy. She splurged for a nifty-sounding high-tech model from...

Ghosts of yesteryear

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D. “You don’t protect your heart by acting like you don’t have one.” – Anonymous When you work with elders, you get used...
Mike Festa

Explore AARP volunteer opportunities

By Mike Festa, AARP Massachusetts State Director AARP Massachusetts can help you make a difference and make connections. When you volunteer with AARP, you can...
Janice Lindsay discusses the importance of writing your own personal history.

Love of the news-on-paper

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer This month marks thirty years since I began writing a freelance column for a local weekly newspaper from my home...

Seek and you shall find

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D. “If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.”  - Abraham Maslow  I...