Personal Adjustments

And Living in a Community


  • Loneliness and social isolation – focus is there, solutions are emerging
  • Being Neighborly – article by Jim David
  • Loss of Friends due to Alzheimers
  • Letters to Family
  • Empathetic Listening
  • Stand Up, Stand With, Stand Together – A Conversation with Marlene Sallo This joint effort between Riderwood’s Administration, the Diversity & Inclusion Committee, and the CommUNITY Living Committee kicked off a month of events promoting intentional inclusion. The keynote speaker for this campaign was Marlene Sallo, Executive Director of the Disability Law Center, Massachusetts’s Protection and Advocacy Agency
  • Brené Brown — Strong Back, Soft Front, Wild Heart: Brene Brown is a Research Professor at University of Houston, author of books: Braving the Wild and Daring to Lead Interview with Krista Tippett on Belonging to Each Other: why it works and sometimes doesn’t. Brené Brown says our belonging to each other can’t be lost, but it can be forgotten. Her research has reminded the world in recent years of the uncomfortable, life-giving link between vulnerability and courage. Now she’s turning her attention to how we walked into the crisis of our life together and how we can move beyond it: with strong backs, soft fronts, and wild hearts.
  • Fast-Forward: A PBS special.  Discover how successful aging is possible when intergenerational loved ones are intentional about their needs, communicate from the heart, and prepare before a potential health crisis may occur.

Re-awakening, Reconnecting & Reinvigorating:
Picking up the Pieces after the Pandemic

Psychology has Solutions

Self-Help Strategies

Transitions of Aging