What Is Ageism?

SAIL is thrilled to have Betsy Abramson, a leading expert on healthy aging, as our guest speaker for our May 15 Spring Luncheon.  She is currently the Executive Director for the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging (WIHA).  In her role there, Betsy oversees all program development and activities, budget, partner development and program advocacy. She … Continue reading What Is Ageism?

Preventing Falls Through SAIL and Other Resources

A series of articles ran in the Wisconsin State Journal recently detailing how Wisconsin has the highest rate of deadly falls in the nation. (Ugh, not good). But the final article in the series gave some great resources for things older adults can do to reduce their risks. You can read that whole article here. Best … Continue reading Preventing Falls Through SAIL and Other Resources

Why It’s Important For Older Adults To Manage High Blood Pressure

By SAIL Council Member Alan Lukazewski High blood pressure, or hypertension (HTN) has been known for decades to be a leading cause of strokes and heart attacks. As a nationwide public health problem, persistent efforts were made to study HTN and how to best lower blood pressure (BP) with the belief that lower BP would … Continue reading Why It’s Important For Older Adults To Manage High Blood Pressure