A few years ago, when Lee and Arly Kempf suffered some injuries and were struggling to get around the house, they heard about SAIL, an organization that could help them out while injured and after they got back on their feet. Once their daughter got them signed up, they used SAIL's Vendor Directory to find … Continue reading Lee and Arly Kempf: A Life Invested in Learning
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
By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph It was a crisp fall afternoon when I pulled up to an apartment building on Madison's west side, not knowing that once I stepped through the doors, I'd be traveling all over the world! Mary Lathrop has been a SAIL Member for several years. She greeted me warmly at the … Continue reading Traveling the World with Mary Lathrop
By SAIL Marketing Coordinator Meghan Randolph I don't know about you, but I hate flying. When I was on a national tour, I flew every week, and I didn't seem to mind it as much then, but now, taking the occasional flight stresses me out considerably. The money, the time, the inconveniences. Ugh. When I'm … Continue reading Avoiding Baggage Fees, and Other Advice For Flying
by SAIL Member Pat Krueger I recently learned I cannot use my new driver’s license as ID for flying. The driver’s license must have a star in the upper right corner. On my license in that place it states “Not for federal purposes” - which means that it cannot be used as ID for flying. … Continue reading Getting the proper ID for flying
Reports show that an increasing number of seniors are traveling abroad, which is wonderful! In order to promote safety and preparedness, The State Department has launched a global information campaign. If you're taking off to visit family or explore the world sometime soon, here are some helpful tips especially for senior citizens. These tips can … Continue reading Staying safe during travel season!