The Social Security Administration (SSA) has recently issued a warning about a nationwide scam. Scammers call or e-mail an individual, say there is a problem with their account, and demand money or sensitive data. Sometimes the scammers threaten things like arrests or tell people their Social Security number has been linked to criminal activity. In … Continue reading Social Security Scam: How to Protect Yourself
It's about to get really cold, so you have a perfect excuse to grab a book and a blanket and get lost in another world! (Check out our blog post from last week for alternatives to traditional reading like audiobooks and e-books, in case you can't get out to your local library!) Mobituaries: Great Lives … Continue reading Your January reading list
We know that our SAIL members love to read! Our SAIL book club has a loyal following, and our members often tell us about books they recommend. When we started our low-vision support group last year, we learned that a lot of people felt they had to lose their love of reading just because their … Continue reading New ways to read in 2020!
2020! Hard to believe. Not only has another year passed us by, but a new decade approaches! 100 years ago, women won the right to vote. F. Scott Fitzgerald published his first novel entitled This Side of Paradise. And the first commercially licensed radio station broadcast "breaking news" for the first time as the returns came in … Continue reading New Year, New Decade, New Adventures!
By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph There is no shortage of worthy causes in our world, and there is certainly no shortage of mailings, social media posts, and phone calls asking for support! If you're like me, you may not have much to give, but want to support causes that are important to you. (I always … Continue reading End-Of-Year Giving: How To Decide?
By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph Sometimes you just need a feel-good read! Here are a few that are sure to make you smile! Goodbye Nursing Homes! The New Trend Is Co-Housing With Friends Nursing homes aren't the only option. Many older adults are finding that moving in with friends keeps them happier and healthier longer! … Continue reading Stories to make you smile
By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph If you're anything like me, you are VERY excited to get to the movie theatre to see "A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood," a movie about the incredible Fred Rogers. For one thing, like so many people, I grew up watching his show. Plus, Tom Hanks is my favorite actor … Continue reading What We Can Still Learn From Mr. Rogers