Older=WISER! Great New Year’s Advice From the Wisest Americans

By SAIL Marketing Coordinator Meghan Randolph The longer you've lived, the more great advice you have for making the most of life! The fantastic website Next Avenue gathered some sage words and excellent New Year's Resolution inspirations from over 1000 older adults.  This is great advice for readers of all ages! Highlights include the following.  … Continue reading Older=WISER! Great New Year’s Advice From the Wisest Americans

A Lesson From the Great Flood of August, 2018

Recently, SAIL member Gerry Campbell had an eye-opening experience. During the August 2018 flooding, there was significant damage to his home and possessions. He learned about how he thinks about items he's accumulated over the years, how to assess certain items' value, and how to part with things he may not need. At the same … Continue reading A Lesson From the Great Flood of August, 2018

December Read: Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers

SAIL member Janice Gary has been on the lookout for a book for single and childless adults and the aging process.  For years she searched, and she couldn't find one-until she came across Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers by Sara Zeff Geber, PhD.   "There's never been anything like this!" says Janice, who encouraged us to share … Continue reading December Read: Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers

Training the next generation of doctors to treat older adults

By SAIL Marketing Coordinator Meghan Randolph I'm only 36, but unfortunately, I've seen more than my fair share of doctor's offices and hospitals. Diagnosed at age 8 with Type I diabetes, I also have fibromyalgia and some other chronic diseases.  I've also watched my mom as a caregiver for her aging parents and seen the … Continue reading Training the next generation of doctors to treat older adults

Aging In Place: What SAIL is all about

When SAIL was founded in 2005, we had no idea we were almost identical to another organization already thriving in Boston, MA, Beacon Hill Village. Nor did we anticipate SAIL becoming the nation’s second “village” in what is now a growing movement helping older adults remain active and independent,  while giving them an opportunity to … Continue reading Aging In Place: What SAIL is all about