There's no doubt about it: It's an ever-changing time. COVID-19 continues to spread in our communities, and many have taken to self-quarantining to feel safe. We're washing our hands, avoiding touching our faces, and monitoring the news for more information. All of these things are important as we face a pandemic. But another thing we … Continue reading Fighting isolation during the COVID-19 crisis
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 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?”
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
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
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?
We at SAIL hope you're surviving the January weather! If you're cozied up at home and need some great reading, here are a few articles (some with book recommendations) that members have sent to us: Just click the title to be taken to the link. "The Joy of Being A Woman In Her '70s" - The New … Continue reading January reads: “Women Rowing North” and more!