By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph View SAIL's statement on coping with these times of change, including information on our new Ethnic Diversity Committee and more. “In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist. We must be antiracist.” ~ Angela Davis With the events of recent weeks, and considering the centuries of racism … Continue reading Your Anti-Racism Toolkit
Hey there SAIL Blog readers! We hope you've gotten a chance to take a walk or sit in the sunshine this week! SAIL Member Pat Kreuger shared the following important information about making sure to get your 2020 census filled out. A reminder to all SAIL members to respond to the official Census Bureau mail … Continue reading The Census: It Counts!
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?”