Monthly Archives: June 2015

Meals on Wheels: ‘One Is A Lonely Number’

“There’s a lady on my route who comes to the door with a huge smile on her face. She says I’m just about the only person she talks to on my delivery day.” By Dave Riley My first encounter with what I will characterize as senior isolation occurred when I was just eight or nine […]

Meals On Wheels Is A Lot More Than Comfort Food

“8.3 million seniors face the threat of hunger every day in America. Every day.” By Dave Riley My friend Al Wegel is a retired editor who loves words and wordplay. He and I both do the New York Times crossword, but with different results. He finishes the Friday puzzle, which, in case you didn’t know, […]

Thanking Seniors: The Week The LPGA Played For Nothing

…They frequently slept five to a hotel room to save money. They caravanned from city to city, and if one car got a flat tire, everybody stopped to help… by Dave Riley Every March since 2011 players from the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) have competed in what has become known as the JTBC Founders […]

William Staub: Patron Saint of Gym Rats

“Millions are living longer, healthier lives because he looked out the window … one morning in the sleet and rain, and thought to himself, ‘ There’s got to be a better way.’” By Dave Riley When William Staub died two years ago in Clifton, New Jersey, where he had lived for more than seventy years, […]