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The goal of Green House Project facilities like the Leonard Florence Center in Chelsea is to “create a habitat for human beings rather than facilities for the frail and elderly.” Photo/submitted

Green House Project offers an alternative to traditional nursing homes

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer CHELSEA - When Steve McAlilly left his Mississippi home for a Leading Age convention in Los Angeles more than two...

New Outlook Homecare – A foundation built on care and respect for the elderly

Westwood - Pearly Evans is the CEO and founder of New Outlook Homecare, a home healthcare agency for the elderly. She began caring for...

Home within a home as families live together longer

The number of so-called multi-generational households — where adults are living with their elderly parents or grown children — has jumped since the Great Recession forced Americans to rethink living on their own.

The second empty nest takes some getting used to

By Marianne Delorey © John Andrew Holmes once wrote, “A child enters your home and makes so much noise for 20 years that you can...

Happy life, happy home, happy transitions

By David J. Dowd Working with seniors in transition is very interesting. As people live longer there is a startling variety of lifestyles and attitudes...

Unconventional choices

By Marianne Delorey Perhaps it is the nature of elder housing. Perhaps people who have no one else seek community in their later years. In...

What to do when your castle is a hassle

By David J. Dowd Seniors have many more choices for housing than their parents did. Many elders are not aware of some of the available...

No Place Like Home

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D.   “Home is heaven for beginners.” – Charles Henry Parkhurst A few years ago, my brother and I were playing a game with...

Best towns in central Mass. for retirees – a review of senior centers

By This article is part of a series intending to open the discussion of which Central Mass towns are most elder-friendly. This article focuses on...
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Our Roots are One

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D. “A tree’s beauty lies in its branches, but its strength lies in its roots”  – Mashona Dhilwayo  Meet Karen and Priscilla, sisters...