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Thursday, June 30, 2022

Now what? Finding community among strangers

By Marianne Delorey Moving day has come, your toothbrush was swept into one of the many boxes before you. You start unpacking the boxes, picking...

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...

Organization says ‘Retirement age’ may become a thing of the past

Region - The labor participation rate of older Americans is increasing for a variety of reasons. The National Council on Aging  reports that one in five...

Couple finds love late in life at a senior complex

By Marianne Delorey I am a closet romantic. Yet, it is not young love that makes my heart quiver. I look at young people in love...

Back in my day

By Marianne Delorey “Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.”  – J.K. Rowling Tension between the generations is natural. Even young toddlers need to...

Not your typical rags to riches story

By Marianne Delorey Each industry has their own way of showing off their accomplishments to the world.  The armed forces gives out medals, the music...

Home is where the heart is

By Marianne Delorey “Never make your home in a place. Make a home for yourself inside your own head… That way it will go with...

Is discretion truly the better part of valor?

I sat down recently with four card players. It turns out, only one was still driving. There seemed to be a common thread among the others – in all three cases, it seemed like they all had stories where driving had been taken away from them in a seemingly underhanded fashion. One lady recently moved back to Massachusetts from Florida. Her son told her to sell her car and they’d find her one up here. Well, conveniently, finding a new car has not become a priority.
Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are defined as a self-contained apartment in an owner-occupied single-family home or lot, and are also referred to as accessory apartments, in-law apartments, “granny flats” or secondary units.

Accessory Dwelling Units are one approach to expanding senior housing options

By Colin McCandless, Contributing Writer  REGION - It’s certainly no secret that there’s a housing shortage in Massachusetts, especially in the greater Boston area. State...
Unusual among area senior living communities, New Horizons at Marlborough features a heated indoor lap swimming pool that residents and their families use for recreation and exercise, including “watercise” classes. Photo/Submitted

Woburn’s Cummings Foundation supports older adults in a variety of ways

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer WOBURN - Bill and Joyce Cummings of Winchester began making donations, many to organizations dedicated to elders, a long time...