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Ruminations on the Golden Rule
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Most of us have heard some version of the golden rule, “so whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them.” This code of conduct, while…

If We’re All Aging Then Age-Friendly is For All of Us
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By, Misha Stallworth, Director of Arts and Culture When you look in the mirror, when you think of yourself, how do you identify? How does the list of all the…

Some Thoughts On Older Americans Month
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May is Older Americans Month, a time to recognize the impact that seniors have had on our lives. It is also a time to ponder how future generations might judge…

Ellen Kayrod Fisher
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It is with heavy hearts and immense gratitude that Hannan Center shares the passing of Ellen Kayrod Fisher who was a member of the Hannan team for more than forty…

After-work Caregiving Means Working a Second Shift
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When an older loved one needs care, those who step in may find themselves balancing the demands of full-time jobs with the demands of providing that care. Whether it’s calling…

LGBTQ Ally and Aging Advocate
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You may ask just how a woman who identifies as straight, is married to a man, and has four children and five grandchildren becomes an advocate for the LGBTQ community.…

IS NOW A GOOD TIME?
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“Influenza Outbreak – Worst in 15 years!”   “Children under Five and Senior Citizens are at Risk.” Almost daily, news reports have blared scary headlines. They have us thinking, oh…

Creepy Old Men
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by Misha Stallworth, Director of Arts & Culture In the face of the numerous sexual assault allegations in the news over the past few weeks I am affronted by the fact…

Holiday Tips for Caregivers
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by Ariel Kennedy, Hannan Center Social Work Intern While the holidays can be stressful for everyone, they are especially stressful for caregivers. Here are some tips to help you cope…

There’s No Good Time for the Talk
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by Vincent Tilford, Executive Director During Thanksgiving weekend, I had what I thought was a reasonable conversation with a relative who in so many words told me to mind my own…

I’m 28 and Planning My Retirement
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by Misha LJ Stallworth, Director of Arts and Culture Of all the moments I should have known my last relationship wouldn’t work out, one of the most glaring is that…

AGE OUT LOUD: Mr. Vito Valdez
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Mr. Vito Valdez Studio Instructor at Detroit Institute of Arts and frequent contributor to Ellen Kayrod Gallery Vito Valdez has been an artist since he was a teenager producing commercial…