Category Archives: Updates

Let’s Talk About Green Bean Casserole

I know Thanksgiving was yesterday.  But it’s still Thanksgiving week.  And I thought it was appropriate to talk a little bit about one of America’s favorite Thanksgiving side dishes. It’s funny, my family is from Camden (New Jersey), where Green Bean Casserole was invented by Dorcas Reilly for Campbell’s Soup.  But I’d never even heard… Continue Reading

Keep Your Hands Off My Pumpkin Pie

“There is only one way to do Thanksgiving ‘wrong,’ and that is to fail to be grateful for the people you are eating it with, and the many other good people of this great nation who are sitting down at other tables. The rest is a sideshow. And don’t be afraid to have another helping… Continue Reading

“I asked the gentleman, ‘are you okay with raiding the Social Security Trust Fund?’…Is that okay?”

Former Republican House majority leader Eric Cantor grills current House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer about whether or not he feels the raiding of the Trust Fund is justified. And Congressman Hoyer defends himself, saying we have “a moral responsibility” to keep Social Security whole… …by “sign[ing] the proper IOUs.” via GIPHY Continue Reading

Become A Foster Grandparent: You’ll Change A Life

As a Foster Grandparent, you’re a role model, a mentor, and a friend. Serving at one of thousands of local organizations—including faith-based groups, Head Start Centers, schools, and other youth facilities—you help children learn to read, provide one-on-one tutoring, and guide children at a critical time in their lives. Put simply, you give the kind… Continue Reading

The Seniors Center Blog: scammers stealing identities and fraudulently filing for Social Security, says Napa County DA

The Seniors Center Blog discusses recent reports and warnings from Napa County, California District Attorney Allison Haley that residents are finding SSA benefit claim notifications in their mailboxes…when they haven’t yet filed for their benefits. Not only does this mean a thief is attempting to steal Social Security benefits, but it could mean they’ve also… Continue Reading