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
When Ken Martin and Bev Priefer met on a blind date, they discovered they had a common interest in helping others; an interest that continues into retirement in the form of volunteerism. Ken and Bev both had active working lives. Ken worked in varying positions at American Family Insurance and Bev spent many years in … Continue reading Paying it forward: Ken Martin and Bev Priefer
2020! Hard to believe. Not only has another year passed us by, but a new decade approaches! 100 years ago, women won the right to vote. F. Scott Fitzgerald published his first novel entitled This Side of Paradise. And the first commercially licensed radio station broadcast "breaking news" for the first time as the returns came in … Continue reading New Year, New Decade, New Adventures!