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August 10, 2017
How to Combat Loneliness and Isolation as We Age

Social isolation is a huge problem among seniors, and the mental and physical consequences are devastating. All the more reason to be active and engage with your fellow TTN members. You'll meet great new friends and improve your health at the same time!
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July 13, 2017
Having a Sense of Purpose May Help You Sleep At Night

If you have a reason to get up in the morning, you are more likely to sleep better at night. Really! Time reports that a recent study of adults aged 60 and up showed a link between having a purpose in life and better sleep. So what are you waiting for? Connect with your fellow TTN members so you can discover how you can make your own impact in the world!
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May 30, 2017
9 Keys to Staying Mentally Sharp
Find out the crucial components in brain health in this fascinating excerpt from Staying Sharp by Henry Emmons, MD, and David Alter, PhD. 
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April 6, 2017
Walk, Stretch or Dance? Dancing May Be Best for the Brain
Learning dance steps not only helps you get exercise and provides a social outlet, but scientists have learned that it also helps your brain health as you age. Plus, it is just plain fun! All the more reason to head out and learn salsa, country dancing, contra-dancing -- or even take a local Zumba class! (You don't have to be perfect, just enjoy it!)
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March 3, 2017
Possible Changes in Affordable Care Act Benefits for Medicare Recipients
As a volunteer for a New York City based commuinty lobbying/advocacy organization, Roberta Jacoby played a role in the rollout of the Affordable Care Act in 2013-14.  She helped promote it to the New York City community, apprising the public of the new law; handing out literature explaining its key features; and directing prospective participants to the ACA website or to ACA counsellors for additional information.  

Along with the group, Roberta consulted with local small businesses, talking with owners about ACA benefits for the businesses and their employees.  She has summarized the possible effects on Medicare recipients of recent proposals for repealing the law and substituting another plan.  Here are her observations.
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