By SAIL Council Member Alan Lukazewski High blood pressure, or hypertension (HTN) has been known for decades to be a leading cause of strokes and heart attacks. As a nationwide public health problem, persistent efforts were made to study HTN and how to best lower blood pressure (BP) with the belief that lower BP would … Continue reading Why It’s Important For Older Adults To Manage High Blood Pressure
Last year, SAIL started offering Sunday Drives. This member-initiated program involves taking a drive around Madison to see specific sites, visit old homes, or just enjoy the beautiful weather. SAIL Member Nancy Winton was gracious enough to share a writeup on a Sunday Drive she took and how much she enjoyed it! "On a … Continue reading Sunday Drives, Warm Hearts
At our Winter Luncheon in January, SAIL was honored to have guest speaker Joe Parisi join us at Blackhawk Country Club to talk about river cleanup, mental health initiatives in schools, and affordable housing. He was also kind enough to issue a proclamation about SAIL, which was a huge honor for our organization! The text … Continue reading SAIL receives a proclamation from County Executive Joe Parisi
Update, 2/21/19: SAIL member Lois Curtiss highly recommended this book! She said it brought back a lot memories, as she has lived through all of it. Lois loves to read and loved reading this one! Looking for a great read for the month? Look no further than this lovely collection of stories collected by millennial author … Continue reading February Read: Turns out Seniors are the tech gurus!
By SAIL Marketing Coordinator Meghan Randolph Can you believe it's almost the end of January? But that's exciting news for us at SAIL because it means we're getting closer to jumping into our SAILing Into The Future program. Using experienced faculty, we're exploring the things that may come up for older adults, how to think … Continue reading Five reasons to attend “How Do You Want To Be Remembered?”
By Marketing Coordinator Meghan Randolph No matter what age we are, it's always good to keep the mind on its toes...(or something like that...maybe I need to look into some of these!) This terrific list from a senior living facility in Chicago gives a list of fun and productive ways to keep those wheels turning. … Continue reading Ways to keep your mind sharp!
We at SAIL hope you're surviving the January weather! If you're cozied up at home and need some great reading, here are a few articles (some with book recommendations) that members have sent to us: Just click the title to be taken to the link. "The Joy of Being A Woman In Her '70s" - The New … Continue reading January reads: “Women Rowing North” and more!