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Archive for September, 2009

Based on MacArthur Foundation research on successful aging, Masterpiece
Living is more paradigm shift than program. Assessments help residents
think through their values and interests, consider their social
activity, health risks and exercise patterns, and develop individualwellness
plans. Staff and residents alike evaluate whether the community’s
programs, services and prevailing attitudes are in line with its goals.


As an athletic-minded girl growing up in Los Angeles, Markey Eakland had the good fortune of having the world’s best athletes visit her city for the 1932 Olympics. But 77 years later, what she recalls most vividly isn’t a triumph but an injustice.


On Sept. 7, 2009, Seniors’ Resource Center announced the election of Marcellus Turner, executive director of the Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL), and Dr. Barry Martin, vice president for clinical affairs at Metro Community Provider Network, as its two new members of its board of directors.