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Jun 21 2021

The Slater Mill Field Trip: in the footsteps of Samuel Slater – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer In Pawtucket’s downtown, you will find historic Slater Mill, consisting of the Slater and Wilkinson Mill ...

Jun 14 2021

Seniors would benefit in President Biden’s $6 trillion budget

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer On May 28, with the release of a $6 trillion budget for fiscal year (FY) ...

Jun 7 2021

Using Savings from Drug Pricing Reform to Expand Medicare – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues Ahead of President Biden’s first address to a joint session of Congress ...

May 31 2021

Rhode Island Senate must take a stand against hatred – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer “In recent days, we have seen that no community is immune. We must all stand ...

May 25 2021

One Year Later – Two Surveys Examine Impact of COVID-19 – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues Over the year the raging pandemic has impacted on the physical and ...

May 17 2021

Voter reform must include accessibility for seniors and persons with disabilities – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues It’s over 540 days until the November 8, 2022 mid-term elections. The ...

May 10 2021

Internet access critical “infrastructure” for seniors’ well-being, quality of life – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues Over a year where a global pandemic has significantly reduced social interaction, ...

Apr 30 2021

Congressman Cicilline poised for legacy as next fiery advocate on aging – Herb Weiss

Picking Up the Mantle of Fiery Aging Advocate, Claude Pepper - Cicilline Moves to Re-Establish the House Permanent Select Committee ...

Apr 23 2021

Ron St. Pierre back on-air. “Ron & Jen’s Great Escape” positive podcast. – Herb Weiss

Photo: Jen Brien & Ron St. Pierre By Herb Weiss, contributing writer One might say his career has come full ...

Apr 18 2021

Time to resolve RI’s ongoing Nursing Home staffing crisis – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues The latest release of AARP's Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard shows that both cases and ...