Food insecurity is a real issue for more people than you might think. Food security is the access to sufficient food for a healthy and active life for all household members at all times. If a household is food insecure, they worry about running out without having money to buy more. They often have
Today’s senior centers are delivering vital connections to help all older adults age well. Senior centers offer a vibrant, action-packed combination of in-person, virtual and hybrid programs. For example: Nutrition Sites, Virtual Book Clubs, Balance Classes, and Volunteer Opportunities.
By Angelica Catalan
It’s June, and that means that it is time for Pride Month. Happy Pride to you all! LGBTQ+ Seniors have been paving the way for the LGBTQ+ community for years, and it is time to celebrate you and your journey. We want to encourage you to take time to appreciate and
In tough times, communities find strength in people—and people find strength in their communities. In the past year, we’ve seen this time and again in Dane County as friends, neighbors, and businesses have found new ways to support each other.
In our community, older
According to U.S. Census Bureau statistics, 71% of Americans 65 and older voted in the 2016 Presidential election. This is an outstanding turnout compared to the 46% voting rate for 18-29 year olds in the same year. Keep it up, seniors! Because what we learn time and time again is that every vote
Happy National Senior Center Month! The Madison Senior Center is spending this month celebrating all that has been accomplished in terms of making sure that Madison’s seniors are supported in successful aging despite being unable to gather at the Center. This year’s theme is Senior Centers:
By Ellen Vaillant
Happy National Senior Center Month! The Madison Senior Center is spending this month celebrating all that has been accomplished in terms of making sure that Madison’s seniors are supported in successful aging despite being unable to gather at the Center. This year’s
Today is Juneteenth. On this day in 1865, the people of Galveston Texas were told the war had ended and that enslaved people were now free. This news came to Texas 2 ½ years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.
Sheltering at home when it is cool, rainy and not that great outside was kind of cozy. Whether you were still working or retired, you could hang out all day in your PJ’s or sweats, and not have to worry about who was going to drop by. Even if you had a Zoom or a Skype appointment, you only had to