SilverSource Blog

Seniors Talk About Seniors

“Well, I think seniors are really doing OK,” she said, “Because every time I see a really expensive car, an old guy is driving it.” {Read in 3 minutes}  So began a month-long conversation with our summer interns, who were looking forward to prom and high school graduation. Seeing the world through the eyes of young people…
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Have You Talked to Your Parents About Their Future?

{Read in 3:30 minutes}  It’s never too early to talk with your folks about their vision for their future. Start the conversation, and keep it going over time. Here are a few tips that may help get you started. Let Them be Part of the Decision Making Saying, “Well, this is what we think is best for you,”…
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Redefining Old (as in Older Adult)

{Read in 3:30 minutes} Adjective: old; Comparative adjective: older; Superlative adjective: oldest As we celebrate Older Americans Month, I found myself thinking about how people perceive age. I remember thinking my Dad was old — afterall, he fought in WW II — and retired early with a gold watch — but he died at age 61. Today, I…
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Do You Like Sinatra? The Value of Volunteers in Supporting Seniors

{Read in 3 minutes} “Do you like Sinatra?” was the first thing our client asked when introduced to his new Friendly Visitor volunteer. Recently, Michael Feighan, our Director of Volunteers, matched a Friendly Visitor Volunteer with a 92-year-old client. The first thing the client said was, “Do you like Sinatra?” Both Michael and the volunteer…
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Annual Golf Outing 2018

Thanks to all who turned out for the 2018 SilverSource Golf Outing. We hope you enjoy these photos of the event.