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Tatnuck Park Worcester

Addresses current and future needs of seniors By Lauren B. Schiffman, Contributing Writer Oftentimes, when older adults opt to move to a senior living community,...

Walking the last mile

By Marianne Delorey In Stephen King’s, “The Green Mile,” the main character, Paul Edgecomb, talks about his primary role with the inmates on death row....
A Brady-Built tiny house on a foundation in Harwich on Cape Cod.

Tiny houses offer unique alternative to traditional homes

By Colin McCandless, Contributing writer  REGION - Tiny houses are a big thing these days. You may have seen these diminutive dwellings featured on HGTV shows...

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...

Going smoke free in senior housing has legal support

By Marianne Delorey© “Due to state laws, the restaurant was nonsmoking, which as a nonsmoker pleases me, but as a Libertarian it pisses me off....

Moving into a long term care facility

By Micha Shalev Part one of this series appeared in the April issue of the Fifty Plus Advocate. Part two appeared in the May issue...

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...

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...

There is no ‘I’ in team

Over the summer, I play softball with a bunch of other women in my town. I am older than and not as nimble as my younger teammates. Even if I were, I’ve never been particularly athletic. But, they let me play and I enjoy my time on the field. Granted, I am always a bit worried that I am going to mess up, but even when I do, someone is there to back me up and we keep playing. I am part of a team. That is what teammates do.

Fences and bridges can separate and reconcile groups

By Marianne Delorey© Everyone has heard that birds of a feather flock together. It is a normal part of human nature to seek out people...