Snow? SNOW??? Already? Well, on the bright side, it makes a good excuse to grab your warm blanket and a good book. This month we found some really interesting titles for you to enjoy. Don't forget to check out the SAIL Book Club, led by Jerry and Margaret Greeno. This month's title is The Housekeeper and … Continue reading November Reads: Working Couples, History-Making Women, and a 40-Year Love Story
By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph At SAIL, we're always looking for just the right words to describe the population we serve. We know that words matter. As we've seen in the fight against ageism, there are stigmas against what it means to get older. Considering the terms and words we use makes a difference. This … Continue reading Should We Stop Using the Phrase “Senior Citizen?”
The 2019 SAIL Vendor Fair takes place Friday, November 1 at 11:00 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 5701 Raymond Road. Register online here or by calling SAIL at 608-230-4321. Lunch, social time, and a brief program will be provided. This is a popular event, so make sure to get your registration in as … Continue reading Four reasons to check out the Vendor Fair!
By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph If you're like me, October means it's Spooky Month! The holiday is not for everyone, but for those who like a heart-pounding book with your candy corns and pumpkin spice lattes, here are a couple of suggestions of classics to enjoy or revisit. There's also a non-spooky, but equally absorbing, … Continue reading Your October reading list (From spooky to thought-provoking)
Information submitted by SAIL Member Pat Kallsen Hopefully, you've taken advantage of SAIL's twice-monthly tech tutoring and are making the most of your electronic devices! Among the many apps you can download are these fun games and puzzles that are great for your brain! Pat Kallsen shared a website with us that lists a variety … Continue reading Brain Games and Apps for Older Adults
By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph It was a crisp fall afternoon when I pulled up to an apartment building on Madison's west side, not knowing that once I stepped through the doors, I'd be traveling all over the world! Mary Lathrop has been a SAIL Member for several years. She greeted me warmly at the … Continue reading Traveling the World with Mary Lathrop
By Marketing Contractor Meghan Randolph On September 8, my 28-year-old brother ran an Ironman here in Madison. He's been training for months. I got to step outside of a rehearsal on a break and see him just at the start of the run. He said he was already struggling after going too fast on the … Continue reading Older Adults are Ironman Champions!