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Unnecessary pain – From NO to YES

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA, Nonprofit Charitable Managing Director I have a new best friend, Bill Noyes.  When Bill meets someone, he’ll say...
Mike Festa of AARP Massachusetts

AARP’s Age friendly update

By Mike Festa, State director, AARP Massachusetts There is a lot happening on the “Age Friendly” movement in the Bay State, from legislative briefings to...
Mike Festa of AARP highlights the financial strain on family caregivers.

Don’t toss out your stimulus payment with the junk mail

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts  If you didn't get a paper check, you may get a plastic debit card from the Internal Revenue...
Mike Festa of AARP highlights the financial strain on family caregivers.

Physical Distancing Does Not Have to Mean Social Disconnection

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts  Even in the best of times, social isolation is a significant problem. In Massachusetts, 540,250 people over the...

Reverse mortgage – Feeling anxious?

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA, Nonprofit Charitable Managing Director   Information you can trust   As Managing Director of the nonprofit charitable mortgage company, Helping Hands...
Mike Festa of AARP highlights the financial strain on family caregivers.

Build a strong long-term care system

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts America’s long-term care system is not just broken — it doesn’t exist. Americans 50-plus and others in need of...

Moving into a long term care facility

Part one of a three part series  By Micha Shalev   Most of us dread the thought of permanently moving a loved one into a skilled...
Mike Festa of AARP highlights the financial strain on family caregivers.

New AARP Analysis Shows Massachusetts COVID-19 Cases and Deaths Declining in Nursing Homes; Chronic...

Nursing Homes Report Staffing and PPE Shortages BY MIKE FESTA, STATE DIRECTOR, AARP MASSACHUSETTS The latest release of AARP's Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard shows that both...

Happy 33rd Anniversary: May is Better Hearing Month

By Dr. Keith Darrow, PhD Hearing & Balance Centers of New England By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation “Sounds, whether we...

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...