Going the Extra Distance with the Bus Loop

Imagine if you didn’t drive. How would you get groceries? Run errands? Stay connected to friends? Transportation is a critical link in helping people maintain their independence and access services that provide for their overall health and self-sufficiency. As our...

Age Well by Connecting with Youth

At age 93, singer Tony Bennett is still going strong with tour dates scheduled through this summer. One of the lessons of aging well that we can learn from him is to spend time with people of different generations. He has recorded with Lady Gaga and other younger...

Gardening to Age Well

If you’re looking for ways to extend your life, and make those extra years healthier, here is some advice: try gardening. It is well-established that an outdoor lifestyle with moderate physical activity is linked to longer life, and gardening is an easy way to...

Getting Our Community in the Loop

I want to share a heart-warming message we received recently from Mary Ellen Stone, one of the frequent users of the Community Thread circulator bus: “Once again, Community Thread has reached out beyond its four walls to bring the community together. The...

Embrace New Technology to Age Well

I confess I am slow to adopt new technology. Like most people, I hate feeling stupid and nothing frustrates me more than trying to navigate my iphone – a new acquisition for me, having proudly carried a flip phone for over ten years. I have never learned all of...