By Member Pat Krueger Quite recently I found myself involved in scams from the local stores of two national chains. In the first my check was refused by their register; I voided that and paid with my credit card. Three weeks later my bank statement showed that an electronic withdrawal had been made for the check … Continue reading Best Practices for Consumers
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
This holiday season we hope you have lots of time to focus on time with loved ones, baking cookies, playing in the snow, and all of the other fun things that come with this time of year. We don't want to put a damper on any of that fun...but unfortunately this time of year is … Continue reading ‘Tis the season to look out for scammers!
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
Written by SAIL Council Member and Pharmacist Alan Lukazewski (pictured left) The discovery of newer drugs has produced many miracles. These miracles range from altering trajectories of some cancers which used to be fatal and turning them into manageable chronic diseases, to helping people with heart failure who were once confined to a chair to be … Continue reading Is It A Drug Or A Disease?