Dr. Alexis Eastman SAILing into the future!, now in its third year, has been a hugely popular series with SAIL members! This array of workshops hosts experts from all over Wisconsin, providing tools necessary to think positively and proactively about the aging process. Feedback from our members has been absolutely fantastic, and our workshop leaders … Continue reading Five reasons to attend “Aging 101”
Things are ever-changing in our world, but SAIL is still here sharing support! Since March, that has meant answering phone calls and e-mails remotely, ensuring members have their needed supplies and groceries, providing information on health precautions, keeping our members up to date with important news, offering fun and interesting activities to do at home, … Continue reading Safety first! SAIL Volunteers learn new protocols
By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph Fred Ross and friends pedaling away! National Bike Month is almost over, but with summer coming up, it's a great time to cycle through the lush green trees and feel the breeze! SAIL Member Fred Ross has been biking for years. I caught him on the phone just as he … Continue reading Pedal your way through summer!
“You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give.” ~Winston Churchill This week is National Volunteer Appreciation Week, and we thought it would be a great time to check in with SAIL's stellar Volunteer Coordinator, Peggy York. Peggy handles dozens of SAIL volunteers, keeps the ship running smoothly, … Continue reading Celebrating volunteerism at SAIL
The population of people over 50 in the United States is rapidly growing. Right now, 1 in 3 Americans is age 50 or older. By 2030, 1 in 5 Americans will be age 65 or older. And by 2035, the number of Americans over 65 will be greater than the number of Americans over 18. … Continue reading Making Madison Age-Friendly