Today, March 1, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will sign a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in The Free State, making it the eighth nationally to extend equal rights to gay and lesbian couples wishing to marry.
I have been very passionate about this battle since I covered the landmark ruling by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial court recognizing marriage equality as a constitutional right in 2004. I believe it is one of the most important civil rights issues of the day for people of all ages, but particularly for older adults in long term care who are vulnerable to many types of discrimination.Continue Reading
Last week, Green House adopters from across the country joined The Green House team for The Green House Educator Program. This program was held at Eddy Village Green (EVG), a 16 Green House home campus in Cohoes, NY. This “train the trainer” program, enables adopters learn the Core Team Education of The Green House model, […]Continue Reading
We welcome a new contributor to our ranks, Brenda Becker, an aging-services consultant. Brenda’s consultancy connects seniors with the resources they need. My husband loves to run. It all started, as it frequently does, when the numbers on the scale were a bit higher than he wanted to see. He decided to lose a few […]Continue Reading
ChangingAging’s Dr. Bill Thomas was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the state of Maryland at the annual Governor’s Leadership in Aging Awards. Watch the video to see performances by other award winners.Continue Reading
It’s Older Americans Month and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is recognizing outstanding contributions made by older Marylanders and people and groups who serve them with the 2011 Governor’s Leadership in Aging Awards, including ChangingAging’s Dr. Bill Thomas.Continue Reading