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Mike Festa of AARP highlights the financial strain on family caregivers.

AARP launches ‘Stop Rx Greed’ campaign targeting high prescription drug prices

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts AARP has launched “Stop Rx Greed,” a nationwide campaign aimed at lowering prescription drug prices. The goal of...
Mike Festa of AARP highlights the financial strain on family caregivers.

AARP Community Challenge Grant Program now accepting 2020 applications

The program funds quick-action projects that help make communities better for all ages; Application deadline is April 1, 2020   By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP...

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

A tough choice for senior homeowners   By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA, Nonprofit Managing Director The rock ‘n roll band, The Clash, had a hit...
Mike Festa of AARP highlights the financial strain on family caregivers.

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...
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...
Marianne Delorey

Art for Art’s Sake

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D. “Earth, without Art is just ‘Eh’” -- Demetri Martin A few years ago, some of our elderly residents started coloring. It was...

I love my home. I love my independence. I love my reverse...

By Alain Valles, CSA, MS, MBA, Managing Director of Helping Hands Community Partners, Inc.   Home sweet home “I love my home.  I’m getting older.  I want...

10 things I know about property maintenance

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D. “The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.” —John F. Kennedy   Starting 2022 off well may mean different...
Mike Festa of AARP highlights the financial strain on family caregivers.

New AARP Analysis Shows Massachusetts COVID Cases and Deaths Continue to Decline in Nursing...

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts The latest release of AARP's Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard shows that both cases and deaths in Bay State...

Reverse mortgages: ‘Lean on Me’

By Alain Vallès, CSA, MS, MBA, Managing Director Helping Hands Community Partners, Inc. 781-724-6221/av@hhcp.org   Many of us are currently facing very tough economic times and uncertainty.  And...