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Mike Festa

Fall 2022 brings fraud awareness and financial resilience with AARP MA

BY MIKE FESTA, STATE DIRECTOR, AARP MASSACHUSETTS  This fall, AARP Massachusetts hosts two event series focused on Fraud Awareness and Financial Resilience. The first event...

Ten Things I Know About Communication

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D. “You can communicate best when you first listen.”  — Catherine Pulsifer  Older adults are not a homogenous group. For starters, some older...
Janice Lindsay

As luck would have it. Or not.

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer When my husband was a child, his mother told him that it was bad luck to put shoes on the...
Mike Festa

AARP MA awards organizations grants to make their communities more livable

BY MIKE FESTA, STATE DIRECTOR, AARP MASSACHUSETTS   On June 29, 2022, AARP Massachusetts announced that it would be awarding several organizations across the Bay State...

Watch Out

By Marianne Delorey Ph.D. The patient's autonomy always, always should be respected, even if it is absolutely contrary - the decision is contrary to best...
Janice Lindsay

Crows know

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer I didn’t mind finding a hamburger roll in my white bird bath, or a banana slice, raisin bread, or chokecherry...
Mike Festa

Massachusetts social isolation task force assembles and hosts summit

BY MIKE FESTA, STATE DIRECTOR, AARP MASSACHUSETTS AARP Massachusetts State President Sandra Harris has convened a task force made up of state and municipal employees,...

What are you nurturing?

By Marianne Delorey, Contributing Writer “Removing negativity from your life leaves room for more positivity to grow.” - Unknown This year, I have thrown my whole...
Janice Lindsay

We did it for Grandma

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer The recipe for this meal begins “Dig a hole.”  Following a family tradition that began decades before I was born and...
Mike Festa

AARP Massachusetts presents webinar series on brain health

BY MIKE FESTA, STATE DIRECTOR, AARP MASSACHUSETTS Despite common misconceptions, a weakening brain is not an inevitable part of aging. It’s true that the brain...