History of Needham: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

The decision to move into a senior living community is a big step for retirees and their families.  Get the answers you’re looking for from our panel of experts specializing in senior services.  This event, will consist of a short film screening and panel discussion to follow. Our panel of experts includes: Audrey Zabin, M.ED.,… Read More »

Do I Have to Shovel My Walk?

The morning after a light snow, a St. Paul, Minnesota man looked out his front window and noticed the walkway in front of his home and his neighbor’s was covered in white. Without a moment’s hesitation, the resident put on his coat and shoveled not only his own walk , but his neighbor’s. That fact… Read More »

Older People Really Do Have Wiser Minds!

From the time we’re toddlers, we’re taught to respect our elders. We seek their advice and listen as they regale us with stories from olden times. There’s something about their insight and perspective that we just can’t find anywhere else. View image | gettyimages.com As it turns out, that old illusion of “elderly wisdom” is… Read More »

Doctors and Hospitals Sometimes Ignore Advance Directives

Advance directives have been a popular part of estate planning since at least 1990, when Congress passed the Patient Self-Determination Act. Since then, Americans have only grown stronger in their sentiment that they should decide for themselves what kind of treatment they’ll receive in the face of terminal illness. View image | gettyimages.com Advance directives… Read More »