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!
Election season is coming up! Hopefully we're all getting ready to exercise our democratic right to select who represents us. SAIL is here to make sure you have all of the information you need to be a prepared and informed voter. SAIL Member Gail Bliss, who volunteers with the League of Women Voters, shared a … Continue reading Important voting information for seniors
Happy September! In addition to having your SAIL Messenger to read, we thought we'd suggest some great articles from around the web for you to enjoy! All of these articles should be available to read without any kind of subscription, and accessible from any device that can connect to the internet. Images Present Themselves: A … Continue reading Great articles to peruse
By SAIL Operating Council Member and pharmacist Alan Lukazewski Drugs like Prilosec, Nexium, Aciphex and Protonix, and their associated generics, omeprazole, esomeprazole, rabeprazole and pantoprazole, are used by almost 28% of American’s, many talking one on a chronic basis. You may have heard of the adverse effects from these drugs, albeit not guaranteed to occur, … Continue reading Proton Pump Inhibitors Linked to Adverse Effects on the Kidneys