Areas of Expertise

815 articles written or co-authored by Herb Weiss have been printed in an impressive variety of publications, including the field’s most respected voices. Spanning more than 40 categories, these articles, published between 1980 and 2022, have covered essentially every facet of aging issues.

Categories of Published Articles on Aging Issues

Activity Therapy                               Medicaid

Advance Directives                          Medicare

AIDS                                                   National/State/Local Aging Groups

Alternative Medicine                         Newspapers

Banking                                              Nursing Homes

Business                                             Nursing Shortage

Caregivers                                         Older Americans Act

Congress                                           Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act

Consumer Issues                              Ownership

Courts                                                Patient Care Planning

Elder Abuse                                       Payment

Elections                                            Pharmaceuticals

Health Care Reform                         Quality Assurance

Health & Wellness                            Retirement

Home Health Care                            Rhode Island General Assembly

Housing                                              Senior Centers

Infection Control                              Social Security

Internet                                              Spirituality

Leisure                                               Training

Long-Term Care Insurance              Travel

Management                                      Veterans

Marketing to Seniors


Mental Health

Complete Listing of Published Articles, by Category

Activity Therapy

“Pawtucket95 Arts Festival Has Attractions for Both Young and Old,” The Pawtucket Times,

September 1, 2003, p. A5.

“Activity Programming Brings New Life to Nursing Facilities,” The Pawtucket Times,

September 24, 2001, p. A4.

“Program Shows It’s Never Too Late To Become Artistic,” The Pawtucket Times,

November 12, 2001, p. A5.

“Art’s a Good Scene for Young, Old Alike,” The Pawtucket Times, August 27, 2001, p. A4.

“Day Services Help Seniors Stay at Home,” The Pawtucket Times, May 7, 2001, p. A5.

“Long Life With Quality,” Contemporary LTC,” July 1985, p. 1.

“Ann Salutes…Sister Pat Murphy,” Aging Network News, February 1989, p. 9.

Advance Directives

“Families Encouraged To Prepare Advanced Directives,” Long-Term Care Administrator,

August 1990, p. 3.


“Federal Agency Protects AIDS Patients’ Right to Nursing-Home Care,”

           Long-Term Care Administrator, October 1990, p. 3.

“Coping With Aids in Long-Term Care,” Aging Network News, September 1985, p. 1.


Alternative Medicine

“Seniors Turn To Acupuncture To Treat Age-Related Illness,” The Pawtucket Times,

April 30, 2001, p. A4.

“Internationally Renowned Medicine Man John ‘Rolling Thunder’ Pope Crosses Over,”

Shaman’s Drum, No. 45, June 1997, p. 16.

“Health Care Providers More Accepting of Alternative Therapies,” Pathways,

Spring 1994, p. 53.

“Alternative Therapies Offer New Answers,” McKnight’s LTC News, January 1994, p. 22.

“NIH Grantees To Study Prayer, Yoga, and More,” New Age Journal,

January/February 1994, p. 22.

“Feds Move To Study Effectiveness of Alternative Medical Practices,” Pathways,

Winter 1993, p. 46.

“New Office of Alternative Medicine Juggles a Variety of Projects,” Pathways,

Summer 1993, p. 7.

“Congress Puts Alternative Medical Therapies Under a Microscope,” Pathways,

Spring 1993, p. 25.

“NIH Surveys Healing Options,” New Age Journal, March/April 1993, p. 24.



“AARP Helps Seniors Seek Out Deals for Checking Accounts,” The Pawtucket Times,

January 7, 2002, p. A5.

“Congress Bolsters Ailing S&L’s: Takes Steps To Protect Customers,”

           AARP New Bulletin, September 1987, p. 6.


“Age Discrimination, Workplace Issues at House Hearing,”, March 22,                                         2021.

“AARP Says Age Discrimination Robs $850 Billion From Nation’s Economy, Woonsocket Call,

February 9, 2020, p. C2.

“AARP Takes a Look at ‘Value of Experience’ of Older Workers,” Woonsocket Call,

August 12, 2018, p. C2.

“Women Capable of Changing Corporate Culture With Effective Communication,”

          Woonsocket Call, March 11, 2018, p. C3.

“Assistance to Employee Caregivers Good for Everyone’s Bottom Line,” Woonsocket Call,

June 11, 2017, p. C2.

“Survival Story: Former Business Owner Overcomes Devastating Setbacks,” Senior Digest,

April 2016, p. 1.

“Experienced Workers To Seek Greener Pastures,” Woonsocket Call, January 23, 2016, p. C2.

“AARP Study Clears Up Misconceptions,” The Pawtucket Times, May 4, 2015, p. A5.

“Study: Citizens Over Age 50 Not Drain on Economy,” The Pawtucket Times, October 10, 2014,

  1. A4.


“AARP Concerned for Working Caregivers,”, August 9, 2021.

“Study: One in Five Americans Unpaid Caregiver,” Woonsocket Call, May 17, 2020, p. C2.

“AARP Launches Campaign To Support Family Caregivers,”, July 5, 2021.

“Uncompensated Cost of Caregivers Is a Whopping $478 Billion,” Woonsocket Call,

November 17, 2019, p. C2.

“Caregivers Find It Difficult To Shop at Retail Stores,” Woonsocket Call, September 22, 2019,

  1. C2.


“Caregivers Flying Blind in Providing Complex Medical and Nursing Care, Woonsocket Call,

April 21, 2019, p. C2.

“Caregivers Taking Care of Persons with Dementia Have Unique Needs,” Woonsocket Call,

December 9, 2018, p. C.2.

“2050 and the Caregiver Dilemma,” Woonsocket Call, April 22, 2018, p. C2.

“Report Hones In on Caregiver Costs,” Woonsocket Call, November 20, 2016, p. D1.

“New Study Looks at Better Ways To Instruct Caregivers,” Woonsocket Call,

October 1, 2016, p. C2.

“New Approach To Support Caregivers Needed,” Woonsocket Call, September 18, 2016, p. C2.

“New Uniform Act Good News for Rhode Island Caregivers,” Woonsocket Call,

November 29, 2015, p. C2.

“Unpaid Caregiver Care Saves State Money,” Woonsocket Call, July 26, 2015, p. C5.

“Report: Caregivers Face Personal and Professional Challenges,” The Pawtucket Times,

October 3, 2014, p. A4.

“When Liquidating the Contents of Your Childhood Home,” The Pawtucket Times,                                                                       March 29, 2013, p. A4.

“Tale of Two Caregivers,” The Pawtucket Times, October 5, 2012, p. A4.

“Caregivers Must Not Forget Their Own Needs,” The Pawtucket Times, June 8, 2012, p. A4.

“Keeping Tabs On Your Wandering Parent,” All Pawtucket All the Time, August 20, 2008. page?

“Agency Offers Hope,” Senior Digest, November 2006, p. 1.

“Study Finds Caregiving Becomes Second Job for Many,” The Pawtucket Times, April 12, 2004,

  1. A4.

“An Aging Baby Boomer’s Reflections on Losing a Parent,” The Pawtucket Times,

December 29, 2003, p. A4.

“AARP Report: Grandparents Need Aid in Raising Grandchildren,” The Pawtucket Times,

January 19, 2004, p. A4.

“Program Helps Identify Wanderers with Alzheimer’s Disease, The Pawtucket Times,

November 17, 2003, p. A4.

“AARP Report Sheds Light On Needs of Older Disabled Persons,” The Pawtucket Times,

May 26, 2003, p. A4.

“Despite Hardships, Caregiving Yields Unanticipated Gifts,” The Pawtucket Times,

September 2, 2002, p. A5.

“Grandparents Take an Active Role in Parenting and Caregiving,” The Pawtucket Times,

August 12, 2002, p. A8.

“Supporting Respite-Care Proposal Is a No-Brainer,” The Pawtucket Times, August 5, 2002,

  1. A5.

“Study: Communication Gap Exists Between Elderly and Their Children,” The Pawtucket Times,

May 21, 2001, p. A5.


“Senator Bob Dole’s Legacy- Putting Nation Over Politics,” RINewsToday, December 7,


“End Filibuster and Use Federal Government to Secure Elections, The Pawtucket times,

October 4, 2021, p. A4.

“House Budget Resolution – Seniors Would Benefit,”, August 30, 2021.

“Gray Voting Blocks Watching Congress,”, September 24, 2021.

“A Call for House Dems To Bring Back House Aging Committee,”,

August 16, 2021.

“Seniors Would Benefit in President Biden’s $6 Trillion Budget,”,

June 14, 2021.

“Cicilline Moves To Re-establish the House Permanent Select Committee on Aging,”, May 10, 2021.

“Whitehouse Pushes for COVID-19 Senate Proposal to Protect Residents, Employees,”

The Pawtucket Times, March 1, 2021, p. A4.

“Cicilline Pushes for House Aging Committee,” The Pawtucket Times, January 4, 2021, p. A4.

“Democrats Will Have To Compromise If They Lose Georgia Senate Run-Off,”

          The Pawtucket Times, December 7, 2020, p. A4.

“Cicilline Hopes Dems Take Senate,” The Pawtucket Times, November 9, 2020, p. A4.

“Bill Protects Nursing-Home Residents, Providers,” Woonsocket Call, May 31, 2020, p. C2.

“Senate Aging Committee Tackles COVID-19’s Devastating Impact on Seniors,”

          Woonsocket Call, May 24, 2020, p. C6.

“LCAO Calls for Fourth Stimulus Bill To Protect the Health and Well-Being of Seniors,”

Woonsocket Call, April 19, 2020, p. C2.

“Congress Must Protect Seniors in ‘Phase Four’ Stimulus Package,” Woonsocket Call,

April 12, 2020, p. C2.

“In Re-establishing House Aging Committee, Hopefully the Third Time Is Indeed the Charm,”

Woonsocket Call, February 2, 2020, p. C2.

“Democratic House Passes Landmark Legislation To Drive Down Spiraling Prescription Drug

Costs,” Woonsocket Call, December 16, 2019, p. C2.

“House Committee Moves To Rein in Prescription Costs,” Woonsocket Call, December 1, 2019,

  1. D1.

“Reauthorization of AOA Now in the Senate’s Hands,” Woonsocket Call, November 10, 2019,

  1. C2.

“Report on Falls, Injuries Released,” Woonsocket Call, October 20, 2019, p. D1.

“Nursing-Home Care in the Spotlight,” Woonsocket Call, August 4, 2019, p. C2.

“Senators Seek To Identify Subpar Nursing Homes,” Woonsocket Call, July 14, 2019, p. C2.

“GAO, Congress Urge Better Disaster Response for Seniors, Disabled,” Woonsocket Call,

June 23, 2019, p. C2.

“Senators Collins, Casey, Pushing for Reauthorization of Older Americans Act,”

          Woonsocket Call, May 19, 2019, p. C2.

“Attacking Rising Prescription Drug Costs,” Woonsocket Call, April 7, 2019, p. C2.

“AARP Launches Media Campaign, Calls on Congress To Lower Drug Costs,” Woonsocket Call,

March 31, 2019, p. C2.

“Trump’s Spending Priorities Would Fray Social Safety-Net Programs,” Woonsocket Call,

March 17, 2019, p. C2.

“Congress Gears Up Its Legislative Efforts in Its Fight Against Age Discrimination,”

Woonsocket Call, March 3, 2019, p. C2.

“Government Shutdown Is Hurting Seniors, Too,” The Pawtucket Times, January 21, 2019,

  1. A3.

“New Report Details Ways To Improve Guardianship System In U.S., Woonsocket Call,

December 2, 2018, p. D1.

“AARP Survey Gives a Snapshot of Midterm Election Results,” Woonsocket Call,

November 25, 2018, p. C2.

“Go Ahead and Call It a Comeback: Cicilline Seeks To Reintroduce Resolution To Re-establish

House Aging Committee, Woonsocket Call, November 18, 2018, p. D1.

“Midterm Elections Are Here: Your Vote Sends a Message to Congress,” Woonsocket Call,

November 4, 2018, p. C2.

“Democrats Put High Drug Costs on Radar Screen,” Woonsocket Call, September 30, 2018,

  1. C2.

“Dems Listening to Calls To Strengthen and Expand Social Security, Medicare,”

          Woonsocket Call, September 23, 2018, p. C2.

“Senate Spending Bill Increases Research Dollars To Combat Alzheimer’s Disease,”

          Woonsocket Call, August 26, 2018, p. C2.

“Calls for Strengthening Medicare As It Hits 53,” Woonsocket Call, August 5, 2018, p. C2.

“GOP House Budget Frays Nation’s Safety Net,” Woonsocket Call, June 24, 2018, p. C2.

“A Bipartisan Retread Needed To Ensure Solvency of Social Security, Medicare,”

           Woonsocket Call, June 10, 2018, p. C2.

“Trump Signs Legislation To Undo Nation’s Banking Rules,” Woonsocket Call,

May 27, 2018, p. C2.

“House Fails To Pass GOP’s Balanced Budget Amendment,” Woonsocket Call, April 15, 2018,

  1. C2.

“Trump’s Budget Proposal Comes ‘Dead on Arrival’ to Aging Groups,” Woonsocket Call,

February 18, 2018, p. C2.

“Older Americans To Benefit From Bipartisan Budget Act,” Woonsocket Call,

February 11, 2018, p. C2.

“Aging Groups Fear That Deficit May Lead to Attack on Entitlement Programs,”

          Woonsocket Call, January 21, 2018, p. C2.

“Congress Passes RAISE Family Caregivers Act,” Woonsocket Call, January 14, 2018, p. C2.

“Medicare Takes a Hit Under GOP’s Major Tax Plan Fix,” Woonsocket Call,

December 10, 2017, p. C2.

“Aging Groups: House GOP Tax Rewrite a Turkey,” Woonsocket Call, November 19, 2017,

  1. D1.

“Senate Aging Panel Calls for Improved Emergency Preparation and Response,”

           Woonsocket Call, October 8, 2017, p. C2.

“Senate Republicans Pushing To Vote on Latest Health Care Proposal Next Week,”

           Woonsocket Call, September 24, 2017, p. C2.

“Time To Pass the RAISE Family Caregiver Act,” The Pawtucket Times, September 18, 2017,

  1. C2.

“On Taking a Stand Against Racism and Anti-Semitism,” Woonsocket Call, August 27, 2017,

  1. C2.

“Three Republicans Derail ‘Skinny Repeal’ Maneuvers,” Woonsocket Call, July 30, 2017, p. C2.

“This Plan Calls for Privatization of Medicare,” The Pawtucket Times, July 24, 2017, p. A5.

“Health-Care Conundrum Lingers On,” Woonsocket Call, July 9, 2017, p C2.

“Trump Budget Could Eventually Hurt Seniors,” Woonsocket Call, June 4, 2017, p. C5.

“CBO Numbers Say GOP Health Plan Benefits Young, Healthy, Not Seniors,” Woonsocket Call,

May 28, 2017, p. C3.

“Experts Say Isolation, Loneliness Impacting More Older Americans,” Woonsocket Call,

April 30, 2017, p. C5.

“Health Care Proposal Pulled at Last Moment,” Woonsocket Call, March 26, 2017, p. C2.

“Trump Budget Proposal Makes Draconian Cuts to Aging Programs,” Woonsocket Call,

March 19, 2017, p. C2.

“House GOP Leadership Puts Health Care on Fast-Track,” Woonsocket Call, March 12, 2017,

  1. C2.

“Cicilline: Let’s Bring.Back the House Select Committee on Aging,” Woonsocket Call,

March 5, 2017, p. C2.

“Search for GOP Senators To Protect Medicare,” Woonsocket Call, January 29, 2017, p. C2.

“Can Nation Survive Trump and GOP’s Control of Capitol Hill?” Woonsocket Call,

January 8, 2017, p. 4.

“LTC Needs To Be on Candidates’ Radar Screen,” Woonsocket Call, May 29, 2016, p. C5.

“It’s Up to the President and His Pen: Older Americans Act (OAA) Reauthorization Bill Goes to  Obama for Signing,” Woonsocket Call, April 10, 2016, p. D2.

“Calling on Congress To Increase Alzheimer’s Funding,” The Pawtucket Times,

February 22, 2016,  p. A5.

“Obama’s Budget DOA, Thanks to GOP Gridlock,” Woonsocket Call, February 14, 2016, p. A5.

“Cicilline Spearheading Key Comeback: Rep. Wants To Re-establish House Select Committee

on Aging,” Woonsocket Call, December 20, 2015, p. C5.

“New Budget Deal Protects Seniors’ Pocketbooks, Woonsocket Call, November 1, 2015, p. C5.

“With Stiff Medicare Hike, SS Recipients Thirsty for COLAs, Woonsocket Call,

October 18, 2015, p. C5.

“President’s Budget Addresses Issues of Importance to Seniors,” The Pawtucket Times,

February 27, 2015, p. A4.

“GAO Study Reports New Trends Push Older Women into Poverty,” The Pawtucket Times,

March 7, 2014, p. 4.

“Poll Calls Upon Congress To Do “the People’s Work,” The Pawtucket Times,

January 10, 2014,  p. A4.

“Gridlock Threatens Elder Programs, Services,” The Pawtucket Times, October 11, 2013, p. A4.

“Aging Groups Consider Obama’s ’14 Budget Plan a Mixed Bag,” April 21, 2013,

Woonsocket Call, p. A4.

“Retooling the Manufacturing Sector,” The Pawtucket Times, February 15, 2012, p. A4.

“The Political Art of Compromising,” The Pawtucket Times, August 3, 2012, p. A4.

“Congressional Contenders Give Tips To Keep Social Security and Medicare Afloat,”

           The Pawtucket Times, June 1, 2012, p. A4.

“The Challenges of Caring for Your Older Parents,” All Pawtucket All the Time,

July 3, 2008.

“Delegates Reject Bush’s Policies,” Senior Digest, January 2006, p. 1.

“Delegates Head to D.C.: Forum To Focus on Aging Issues,” Senior Digest,

December 2005, p.1.

“Congress Is Close To Passing Prescription Drug Legislation,” The Pawtucket Times,

June 23, 2003, p. B2.

“Bush’s ‘Just Guns, No Butter’ Policy Hurts Senior Programs,” The Pawtucket Times,

March 31, 2003, p. A4.

“Bush Budget Falls Short on Fixing Medicare Drug Coverage,” The Pawtucket Times,

February 17, 2003, p. B2.

“Former Senator Moss’ Advocacy Commitment Will Be Missed,” The Pawtucket Times,

February 3, 2003, p. A4.

“Aging Programs Get Slashed in Bush’s War Budget,” The Pawtucket Times,

February 18, 2002,  p. A5.

“Bipartisan Support Key to Congressional Success, Experts Say,” Balance,

March/April 2001, p. 4.

“Debate Over a Medicare Prescription Benefit Gains Momentum on Capitol Hill,”

            Balance, May/June 2000, p. 4.

“Election Year May Stall Many Clinton Proposals,” Balance, March/April 2000, p. 4.

“Clinton’s State of Union Speech Gives Good News to Aging Baby Boomers,” Balance,

March/April 1999. p. 2.

“As 105th Session Ends, Congress Passes Massive Omnibus Spending Bill,”

            Balance, December 1998, p. 4.

“Clinton Signs Huge Spending Bill Into Law,” Medical Product Sales,” December 1998, p. 8.

“New Database Designed To Fight Health Care Fraud,” Medical Product Sales,

May 1998, p. 3.

“Home Care Takes Massive Hits in Balanced Budget Act,” Balance, Oct./Nov. 1997, p. 6.

“The Budget Resolution: The Devil’s in the Details,” Balance, July 1997, p. 6.

“Boren Axed from 1997 Federal Budget Act,” Balance, September 1997, p. 6.

“Top LTC Journalist Gives Views on 105th Congress,” Long-Term Care Administrator,

December 1996, p. 3.

“Rhode Island WHCoA Delegates Help Set Future Aging Agenda,”

RIHCA’s Health Care Report,” September 1995.

“Conference Delegates Warn Against Entitlement Cuts,” McKnight’s Long-Term Care News,

July 1995.

“White House Conference on Aging Addresses Medicare, Social Security, Prescription Drug

Coverage,” LTC Pharmacist, June 1995, p. 1.

“ACHCA Members Bring Expertise to WHCoA Event,” Long-Term Care Administrator,

June 1995, p. 3.

“GOP Prepares To Put Its Stamp on 104th Congress,” Home Health Care Pharmacist,

January 1995, p. 1.

“Republicans Gain Their Chance To Run Congress,” McKnight’s Long-Term Care News,

January 1995, p. 3.

“Kushner Talks About Senior Issues,” Senior Times, October 1994, p. 6.

“Any Willing Provider Gaining Some Ground,” McKnight’s Medical Products Services,

September 1994, p. 64.

“Chafee’s Mainstream Health Care Proposal Is a Mixed Bag,” Long-Term Care Administrator,

September 1994, p. 2.

“Democratic Caucus Reforms Would Weaken House Aging Panel,”

            Long-Term Care Administrator, December/January 1992/93, p. 3.

“Groups Set Legislative Agendas for 102nd Congress,” Long-Term Care Administrator,

February 1991, p. 3.

“Thorpe Talks About Legislative Issues in 102nd Congress,”

            Long-Term Care Administrator, January 1990, p. 3.

“Pepper Commission Looks at LTC,” Long-Term Care Administrator,

September 1990, p. 3.

“The Pepper Commission,” Aging Network News, April 1990, p. 3.

“Pepper Commission Releases Its Report,” Long-Term Care Administrator,

April 1990, p. 3.

“Pepper Commission To Set Health Care Agenda in the 1990s,”

            Long-Term Care Administrator, February 1990, p. 3.

“101st Congress: Legislators Sitting Down to Full Agenda of Mature Issues,” SR Texas,

January 1989, p. 1.

“Issues ‘89: Long-Term Care and the 101st Congress,” Contemporary LTC,

January 1989, pp. 24-25.

“Catastrophic Care Measure Passes in the Senate,” Contemporary LTC, December 1987,

  1. 18, 20, 22.

“No LTC Provisions in Catastrophic Care Bill Passed by House,” Contemporary LTC,

September 1987, pp. 24, 27.

“Congress Takes Issue With Reagan’s Budget,” Contemporary LTC, June 1987,

  1. 19-20.

“Melcher Assumes Reins of Senate Aging Committee,” Contemporary LTC,

January 1987, pp. 18, 94.

“HCFA Defends Its Record To Ensure Quality of Care,” Contemporary LTC,

November 1986, pp. 17, 18, 20, 118, 121.

“The Heinz Report: Actions and Reactions,” Contemporary LTC, October 1986,

  1. 20, 22, 70.

“Creating the Aging Agenda: Congressional Committees,” Contemporary LTC,

August 1986, pp. 16, 17, 18, 20.


Consumer Issues


“Seniors with Student Loans: AARP’s New Online Stool OK?To Manage Debt,”, April 5, 2021.

“Fraud Victimization Is a Chronic, Escalating Problem for Seniors,” The Pawtucket Times,

March 8, 2021, p. A4.

“AARP Continues Its Fight Against Consumer Fraud,” The Pawtucket Times,

November 30, 2020,  p. 4.

“Kidnapping Scheme Hits the Ocean State,” Woonsocket Call, October 6, 2019, p. C2.

“Student Loan Debt Takes a Toll on Seniors,” Woonsocket Call, May 26, 2019, p. C2.

“New AARP Study Takes a Close Look at America’s Grandparents,” Woonsocket Call,

April 14, 2019, p. C2.

“Caregivers Can Take Advantage of Free Credit Freeze Law,” Woonsocket Call,

October 14, 2018, p. D1.

“With Tax Day Looming, Watch Out for IRS Imposters,” Woonsocket Call, April 8, 2018, p. C2.

“Time To Hang Up On Phone Scammers for Good,” Woonsocket Call, January 7, 2017, p. C2.

“Scam Running Rampant Across Nation,” Woonsocket Call, December 25, 2016, date OK? p. C5.


“Aggressive Scams Popping Up All Around the Ocean State,” Woonsocket Call,

October 25, 2015, p. C5.

“AARP Report: Using a Public Wireless Network Can Be Costly,” Woonsocket Call,

August 2, 2015, p. 6.

“Survey: Older Americans Puzzled About Long-Term Care Programs and Services,”

Woonsocket Call, July 19, 2015, p. C8.

“Beware of Health Scams,” The Pawtucket Times, December 19, 2014, p. A4.

“Aging Panel Looks at Debit Card Fraud,” The Pawtucket Times, November 21, 2014, p. A4.

“Credit Breaches Are Hazardous to Your Financial Health,” The Pawtucket Times,

October 17, 2014, p. A4.

“Being Vigilant Keeps Phone Scammers Away,” The Pawtucket Times, July 18, 2014, p. A4.

“Buy Local When Buying Your Last-Minute Christmas Gift,” The Pawtucket Times,

December 21, 2012, p. 4.

“The Benefits of Planning For and Prepaying Your Funeral,” The Pawtucket Times,

October 19, 2012, p. 4.

“Preplanning Your Funeral Helpful for Seniors,” All Pawtucket All the Time, May 23,

“Pros Can Win the War Against Clutter,” Senior Digest, March 2005, p.1.

“Better Business Bureau Resource Book Offers Seniors Valuable Tips,” The Pawtucket Times,

March 29, 2004.

“AARP Study Finds Telemarketing Scams Are Being Underreported,” The Pawtucket Times,

July 21, 2003,  p. A5.

“Report Examines Myths, Realities of Consumer Directed Services,” The Pawtucket Times,

March 17, 2003, p. A4.

“Many Opting To Pre-Plan, Prepay for Funerals,” Senior Supplement to The Pawtucket Times,

February 1, 2003, p. 12.

“Invest Wisely with Hard-Earned Income,” The Pawtucket Times, October 8, 2001, p. A4.

“Seniors Should Beware of Charity Scams,” The Pawtucket Times, October 1, 2001, p. A5.


“Supreme Courts Jumps Into Age Discrimination Debate,” The Pawtucket Times,

March 25, 2002, p. A5.

“Stating the Case: Illinois Challenges HCFA’s Survey and Certification Process,”

Contemporary LTC, February 1998, p. 16.

“Affecting Nursing-Home Reform Through the Courts,” Contemporary LTC,

October 1987, pp. 18, 22, 23.

Elder Abuse

“Senate Task Force Calls for Action To Combat State’s Growing Elder Abuse,”

            Woonsocket Call, June 30, 2019, p. C2.

“Elder Abuse: America’s Underpublicized Dirty Little Secret,” Woonsocket Call,

October 4, 2015, p. D2.

“Financial Exploitation of Elderly Must be Addressed,” The Pawtucket Times,

February 6, 2015, p. A4.

“Conference Puts the Spotlight On Financial Exploitation of the Elderly,” The Pawtucket Times,

October 10, 2014, p. A4.

“Fighting a ‘Hidden’ Foe,” Senior Digest, March 2006, p.1.

“AARP Pushes Busch Beer To Pull Rude Commercial,” The Pawtucket Times,

July 23, 2001, p. A5.

“Elder Abuse and Neglect on the Increase,” The Pawtucket Times, June 25, 2001, p. B3.

“Beer Commercial Brews Condemnation From Senior Organizations, Advocates,”

The Pawtucket Times, May 13, 2002, p. B3.

“Patient Abuse Statistics Unavailable, Reports HHS Study,” Long-Term Care Administrator,

March 1990, p. 3.




“Georgia on My Mind,”, March 29, 2021.

“Voter Reform Must Include Accessibility for Seniors and Persons With Disabilities,”

RI, May 17, 2021.

“Older Georgian Voters Key To Winning Senate Runoff Election,” The Pawtucket Times,

December 21, 2020, p. A4.

“COVID-19 Key Issue for Older Voters,” The Pawtucket Times, November 2, 2020, p.???

“16-years-old and up: Be a Poll Worker – Shortages Threaten Elections,” RINewsToday,

October 6, 2020.

“Ahead of Midterms, Trump Unveils His Proposal To Slash Prescription Drug Costs,”

Woonsocket Call, October 28, 2018, p. C2.

“New Senate Report Claims States Disenfranchising Older Voters,” Woonsocket Call,

November 12, 2017, p. C2.

“Women Have the Power This Election,” The Pawtucket Times, October 10, 2016, p. A5.

“Gubernatorial Candidates Go Negative To Get Votes,” The Pawtucket Times,

September 22, 2014, p. A4.

“Older Voters Must Rise Above Negative Campaign Ads,” The Pawtucket Times,

November 2, 2012, p. A4.

“Defining Brendan Doherty: Is He a Romney Republican or a Moderate? The Pawtucket Times,

September 28, 2012, p. A4.

“Seniors Critical to Candidates,” Senior Digest, April 2006, p. 2.

“Gray Power Can Turn a Campaign Sour,” Senior Digest, October 2004, p. 1.

“High Senior Voter Turnout Could Impact Statewide Election Results,” The Pawtucket Times,

November 4, 2002, p. A4.


“AARP Works To Get Out the Vote,” The Pawtucket Times, October 21, 2002, p. 5.

“AARP Kicks Off Gubernatorial Debates With Senior Issues,” The Pawtucket Times,

October 14, 2002, p. A5.

“Gubernatorial Candidates Outline Positions on Senior-Oriented Issues,” The Pawtucket Times,

September 16, 2002, p. A5

“Read Between the Lines of Political Campaign Literature,” The Pawtucket Times,

September 9, 2002, p. A8.

“Seniors Must Educate Themselves To Push for Political Policy Reforms,” The Pawtucket Times,

July 22, 2002, p. A4.

“Coalition Calls for Aging Issues To Be Debated Before Elections,” The Pawtucket Times,

July 15, 2002, p. A4.

“Campaign Maneuvers: Issues on Back Burner in Presidential Race,” SR Texas,

October 1988, p. 1.


Health Care Reform

“Keynote: Fine Calls for Community Health Stations Across Rhode Island,”

  Woonsocket Call, May 20, 2018, p. C2.

“Concerts Support Health-Care Initiative for Musicians,” The Pawtucket Times,

November 8, 2013, p. A4.

“LTC Costs Are Deductible Under Health Insurance Reform Act,”

           Long-Term Care Administrator, September 1996, p. 3.

“Congress Grapples With LTC Coverage,” LTC Pharmacist, January 1994, p. 1.

“Minimal Long-Term Care Coverage,” CleanSweep, 8 (2), Summer 1993, p. 5.

“Top Democrats Support Comprehensive Long-Term Care Financing Proposal,”

           Long-Term Care Administrator, April/May 1992, p. 3.

“Voters Demand Health Reform, Not Political Grandstanding,”

          McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, January 1992, p. 10.

“Wofford Victory in Pennsylvania Puts Health-Care Reform on Fast Track,”

          Long-Term Care Administrator, December/January 1991/92, p. 3. November 1991, p. 3.

“Senate Democratic Leadership Makes Health-Care Reform a 1992 Election Issue,”

          Long-Term Care Administrator, July 1991, p. 3.

“Health-Care Reform Becomes a 1992 Presidential Issue,” Network News,

October 1991, p. 1.

Health & Wellness

“Older Adults Still Worried, Coping with COVID-19 Delta, Poll Shows,”,

October 11, 2021

“One Year Later: Two Surveys Examine Impact of COVID-19,”,

May 24, 2021.

“Study Takes Look at Decision Making in Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine,”

          The Pawtucket Times, January 25, 2021, p. A4.

“AARP: Vaccinate Seniors Now! Leaders Respond. Add YOUR Voice,”

RINewsToday, January 25, 2021.

“Ramping Up COVID-19 Vaccine Plans,”, January 17, 2021.

“COVID-19 and 2021: Looking into the Crystal Ball,” The Pawtucket Times, 

          December 28, 2020, p. A4.

“The Impact of COVID-19 Social Isolation on Seniors,”,

November 16, 2020.

“Senate Aging Committee: Impact of Isolation and Loneliness on Seniors During COVID-19,”, June 17, 2020.

“Tel-Town Hall Gets the Word Out About COVID-19,” Woonsocket Call, May 3, 2020, p. C2.

“AARP Town Hall Gives Its Best To Educate Seniors on COVID-19,” Woonsocket Call,

April 5, 2020, p. C2.

“At AARP Tele-Town Hall, Seniors Told What They Need To Know About COVID-19,”

Woonsocket Call, March 14, 2020, p. C2.

“Taking a Look at Physical Activity and Cardiac Health,” Woonsocket Call,

March 8, 2020, p. C2.

“Report Outlines Strategy for Combating Seniors’ Social Isolation and Loneliness,”

           Woonsocket Call, March 1, 2020, p. C2.

“Reflecting on a Loved One’s Lifetime of Achievements,” Woonsocket Call,

December 29, 2019, p. C2.

“CDC: RI Hit With Widespread Flu,” Woonsocket Call, January 6, 2016, p. C2.

“Graduating College Seniors Get Some Advice From Rhode Island’s Authors,”

            Woonsocket Call, July 1, 2018, p. C2.

“Pets Can Bring You Health, Happiness,” Woonsocket Call, February 4, 2018, p. C2.

“Bosom Buddies Brings Healing to Breast Cancer Survivors,” Woonsocket Call,

November 2, 2017, p. C2.

“Carvelli: Making Lemonade out of Lemons,” Woonsocket Call, April 9, 2017, p. C2.

“Improve Cognitive Functioning,” Woonsocket Call, February 26, 2017, p. C2.

“Save the Roses and Try These Tips: Six Ways of Improving Communication at Home,”

          Woonsocket Call, February 5, 2017, p. C1.

“Daily Gratitude Is Always Good for Your Health,” Woonsocket Call,

November 27, 2017, p. C2.

“Rotary Gears Up To Eradicate Polio,” Woonsocket Call, October 16, 2016, p. C2.

“Remembering Abby,” Woonsocket Call, September 4, 2016, p. C2.

“And No, We’re Not Talking Pong: New Survey Captures Attitudes and Habits of Older

Gamers,” Woonsocket Call, June 19, 2016, p. C5.

“Rhode Islanders Share ’16 Resolutions,” Woonsocket Call, January 3, 2015, p. D2.

“Palliative Care Can Provide Comfort to Dying Residents,” Woonsocket Call,

May 10, 2015, p. D2.

“Study Shows Meal Deliveries Positively Benefits Seniors,” Woonsocket Call,

            March 22, 2015, p. D2.

“You’re Never Too Old for Romance,” The Pawtucket Times, February 13, 2015, p. A4.

“Keep Fido and Fluffy Safe When the Weather Turns Cold,” The Pawtucket Times,
January 10, 2015, p. A4.

“Prominent Oncologist’s Death Wish at Age 75,” The Pawtucket Times,

December 12, 2014, p. A4.

“TV Celeb Valerie Harper Calls for More Funding for Cancer Research,” The Pawtucket Times,

May 9, 2014, p. A4.

“Experts Offer Advice on How To Age Successfully, The Pawtucket Times,

February 21, 2014, p. A4.

“Some Simple Resolutions Can Better Your Life,” The Pawtucket Times, January 5, 2014,

  1. A4.

“Meals on Wheels Should Be Expanded,” The Pawtucket Times, October 25, 2013, p. A4.

“Poll Says Americans Shy Away From Wanting To Live to 120 Years  of Age,”

              The Pawtucket Times, August 16, 2013, p. A4.

“E-cigarette Legislation To Get a Makeover,” The Pawtucket Times, May 3, 2013, p. A4.

“When It’s Time To Take the Car Keys Away From Mom and Pop,” The Pawtucket Times,

April 12, 2013, p. A4.

“Internet Survey Sheds Light on What’s ‘Normal’ in Relationships,” The Pawtucket Times,

February 8, 2013, p. A4.

“Increasing Your Odds of Living to 100 and Beyond,” The Pawtucket Times, January 18, 2013,

  1. A4.

“Keeping Your Pet Safe in Frigid Weather,” The Pawtucket Times, January 11, 2013, p. A4.

“Some Tips on Finding an Age-Friendly Fitness Center,” The Pawtucket Times,

November 16, 2012, p. A4.

“Conquering Cancer Through Living Fearlessly,” The Pawtucket Times, November 9, 2012,

  1. A4.

“A Commencement Speech for 2012 Grads,” The Pawtucket Times, May 4, 2012, p. A4.

“Sleep Apnea Is Hazardous to Your Health,” The Pawtucket Times, May 25, 2012, p. A4.

“Ten Simple Tips for Staying Fit,” My Back Yard, September 26, number?

“Don’t Fall Flat on Your Face,” All Pawtucket All The Pawtucket Times, ok?July 11,

“Death Takes Two American Icons,” All Pawtucket All the Time, ok?June 27,

“Serious Sleeping Disorder Can Be Treated,” All Pawtucket All the Time, April 25,

“Experts: Eat Less, Exercise,” Senior Digest, January 2007, p. 1.

“Wake-Up Call Saves a Life,” Senior Digest, February 2007, p. 1.

“Some Tips To Take Lying Down,” The Pawtucket Times, March 1, 2004.

“Frigid Winter Weather Can Be Deadly to Seniors,” The Pawtucket Times, January 12, 2004,

  1. A4.

“Expanding Vaccinations singular?Initiative Will Save State Money,” The Pawtucket Times,

January 5, 2004, p. A4.

“An Aging Baby Boomer’s Reflections on Losing a Parent,” The Pawtucket Times,

December 29, 2003, p. A4.

“Now’s the Time To Exercise and Stay Fit,” The Pawtucket Times, December 22, no?

“Better Understanding of Strokes Can Help Seniors Protect Their Health,” The Pawtucket Times,

May 19, 2003, p. A4.

“A Commencement Speech for the Graduates of 2003, The Pawtucket Times, June 2, 2003,

  1. A5.

“Survey: Seniors Worry More About Their Well-Being Than Terrorism,” The Pawtucket Times,

July 28, 2003, p. A5.

“AARP Report: Aging Baby Boomers Will Have Fewer Disabilities,” The Pawtucket Times,

January 2003, p. A4.

“Preparing for Golden Years Starts With Taking Charge of Your Life in Your 40s,”

            The Pawtucket Times, October 7, 2002, p. A5.

“Seniors Can Follow Steps To Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses,” The Pawtucket Times,

July 8, 2002, p. A4.


“Research Confronts Nursing-Homes’ Pain-Management Problems,” The Pawtucket Times,

December 10, 2001, p. A5.

“Lifestyle Change Is Effective Way To Fight Cancer,” The Pawtucket Times, October 22, 2001,

  1. A5.

“Healthy Attitude, Lifestyle Are Likely Keys To Living Past 100,” The Pawtucket Times,

October 29, 2001, p. A5.

“Sexuality Continues Throughout Lifetime,” The Pawtucket Times, August 21, 2001, p. B6.


“Seniors Must Beware of Heat, Humidity,” The Pawtucket Times, August 13, 2001.


“Study Seeks Seniors Wanting Healthier Lifestyle, The Pawtucket Times, June 4, 2001, p. A4.

“Cultivating a Garden, Inside and Out, Brings Satisfaction to Many Seniors,”

             The Pawtucket Times, May 28, 2001, p. A4.

“Aging Gracefully Depends Mostly On a Positive Attitude,” The Pawtucket Times,

March 2001, p. A4.

“Laughter Is as Good as Chicken Soup,” Senior Beacon, 2 (7), 1990, p. 6.

“Camp Rediscovery: Promoting Health, Wellness, Fitness & Fun,”

             Nutrition Health & Fitness, May 1990, p. 4.

“Send In the Clowns: A Good Laugh May Be What the Doctor Orders,” SR Texas,

May 1990, p. 1.

“AHDP: Toward Developing a National Network To Promote Health and Wellness,”

Aging Network News, December 1985, p. 1.



Home Health Care

“Home Care Quality Data Not Always Easy To Interpret,” The Pawtucket Times,

November 10, 2003, p. A4.

“HCFA’s Surety Bond Rule Generates Controversy,” Medical Product Sales, May 1998, p. 1.

“Regulatory Review: OIG Outlines Home Care, Hospice, Priorities in 1998 Work Plan,”

             Home Care Nurse News, February 1998, p. 7.

“Massive Hits in Home Care and Hospice,” Home Care Nurse News, Special Regulatory

Update, September 1997, p. 4.

“Expansion of Federal Fraud and Abuse Pilot Program Is Likely,” Home Care Nurse News,”     September 1996, p.1.

“FDA Red Tape Doesn’t Stick to Distributors,” Medical Product Sales, July 1996, p. 3.

“Budget Negotiators Put Medicare on Chopping Block,” Home Care Nurse News,

February 1995, p.1.

“New Federal Program To Attack Medicare and Medicaid Fraud and Abuse,”

            Home Care Nurse News, September 1995, p. 1.

“Manufacturers See GATT Pact as Boon,” Medical Product Sales, February 1995, p. 1.

“Knowing the Federal Anti-Kickback Rule,” Infusion, July 1994, p. 1.

“Smart Computer Systems Mean Sound Management Decisions,”

            Home Health Care Pharmacist, May 1994, pp. 1, 2.

“Respiratory Home Care Services: A Hot Market for the 1990s,”

          Home Health Care Pharmacist, May 1993, p. 3.



“Study Calls for Action on Creating More Housing for Middle-Income Seniors,”

August 18, 2019, p. C2.

“Report: Nation’s Housing Not Meeting Needs of Older Adults,” The Pawtucket Times,                       September 12, 2014, p. A4.

“Senate Panel Urges Seniors To Shop Carefully for Assisted Living,” Balance,

July/August 1999.

“Congress Likely To Restore Funding for the Section 202 Program,” Balance, June 1998, p. 3.

“Budget Building: Congress May Fully Fund Section 202,” Contemporary LTC, June 1998, p.16.

“HUD Survival Plan Puts LTC Programs at Risk,” McKnight’s Long-Term Care News,

February 1995, p. 3.

Infection Control

“Quality of Care: Bringing It Into the Community,” Contemporary LTC, May 1987,

  1. 24, 25, 84.

“OSHA Remains a Mystery to Most Nursing Facilities, Survey Finds,” Clean Sweep,

Spring 1997.

“OSHA Gives Clarification on Bloodborne Pathogen Rule,” Clean Sweep,

Summer 1992, p. 9.

“OSHA Releases Final Rule on Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens,”

Long-Term Care Administrator, February 1992, p. 3.

“Laundry Infection Control: An Ounce of Protection,” Contemporary LTC, May 1984,

  1. 52-54, co-authored with James Long.



“Fixing Access to Internet as Tech Usage Surges Among Seniors During Pandemic,”                                                                     , May 10, 2021.

Internet Will Soon Be Good Source for Information on Nursing Homes,”

  The Pawtucket Times.

“Seniors are Becoming Computer Savvy,” The Pawtucket Times, June 11, 2001, p. A5.


“We Haven’t Turned the Page on Reading Yet,” Woonsocket Call, September 11, 2016, p. C2.

“Longstanding Sow Returns in December,” Woonsocket Call, November 8, 2015, p. C2.

“Documentary Looks at Speed Dating for Seniors,” The Pawtucket Times, August 9, 2014,

  1. A4.

“Collette’s Employees Key to Soaring Profits,” The Pawtucket Times, January 17, 2014, p. A4.

“Movies Not Just for Kids: AARP Picks Its 2013 Faves,” The Pawtucket Times,

December 27, 2013, p. A4.

“Artist Philippe Lejeune Brings Interactive Installations to Slater Park Fall Festival,”

              The Pawtucket Times, September 13, 2013, p. A4.

“Rhode Island PBS at Its Best – March 4,” The Pawtucket Times, March 1, 2013, p. A4.

“Childhood Dream of Becoming a Photographer Becomes a Reality,” The Pawtucket Times,

December 7, 2012, p. A4.

“Antiquing: A Great Leisure for Baby Boomers,” The Pawtucket Times, June 29, 2012, p. A4.

“Baby Boomers Tighten Belts To Pay for Rising Food Costs, Says AARP,”

All Pawtucket All the Time, August 4, 2008.

“It’s Summertime: Cultivating Your Inner and Outer Garden,” All Pawtucket All the Time,

May 2, 2008.

“Arts Festival Is a Cultural Bonanza,” Senior Digest, September 2008, p. 1.

“City Stages Arts Festival,” Senior Digest, September 2007, p. 1.

“Slater Park Memorial To Honor Fanny,” Senior Digest, August 2007, p. 1.

“Norah Pollard Finds the Poetry Muse Within,” Senior Digest, January 2007, p. 1.

“City Serves Art A La Carte,” Senior Digest, September 2006, p. 1.

“Arts Festival Is a Cultural Boom,” Senior Digest, September 2005, p. 1.

“Day Tripping Is Today’s Great Escape,” Senior Digest, June 2005, p. 1.

“Older Americans Have Plenty To Give,” Senior Digest, May 2005, p. 1.

“A Tale of 2 Couples: Finding Love and Romance Later in Life,” Senior Digest,

February 2005,  p. 1.

“PawSox Fans Love Their Team and Its Owner, Senior Digest, September 2004, p. 1.

“City Comes Alive With Art,” Senior Digest, September 2004, p. 1.

“Bridging Generations: Travel Can Bring You Closer to Your Grandchildren,” Senior Digest,

May 2004, p. 1

“Pawtucket Day Trips,” Senior Digest, May 2004, p. 11.

“Old Tales of Ireland Add Comedic Dimension to Concert,” The Pawtucket Times,

March 11, 2002, p. A5.

“AARP Announces Winners of ‘Best Movies’ for Grown-Ups,” The Pawtucket Times,

February 16, 2004, p. A4.

Long-Term Care Insurance

“Deceptive LTC Insurance Policies Becoming Nationwide Epidemic,”

Long-Term Care Administrator, August/September 1991, p. 3.

“Long-Term Care Insurance: Public and Private Sector Responses,”

          The Journal of LTC Administration, Winter 1986, pp. 9, 10.

“Covering the Cost of Long-Term Care: Searching for Answers,” Contemporary LTC,

December 1989, pp. 16, 72.



“Lessons Learned: Disaster Preparedness Is Key,” Innovations, Summer 2002, pp. 24-26.

“Contractual vs. In-House: Making the Right Choice,” Contemporary LTC, June 1985,

  1. 46-48. Co-authored

“Filling Key Management Positions,” Contemporary LTC, May 1985, pp. 44-47.


“Managing Risks, Saving Dollars,” Contemporary LTC, June 1984, pp. 40-42.


“Good Housekeeping Stretches Dollars,” Contemporary LTC, February 1983, pp. 23-26.



“Aging Baby Boomers Woefully Unknowledgeable About Services,” The Pawtucket Times,

December 2001, p. A4.

“New Strategies Needed To Reach Minority Seniors,” The Pawtucket Times, April 16, 2001.

  1. A4.

“Getting the True Story Behind the Headline,” Balance, November/December 2000, p. 4.

“Outstanding Service Makes Community Providers More Competitive,” LTC Pharmacist,

March 1995, p. 1.

“NCOA Launches Effort To Help Finance Firms Reach Older Adults,”

           Maturity Market Perspectives, May 1992, p. 1.

“An Interview with Dr. Joyce Berry, U.S. Commissioner on Aging: Public/Private

Partnerships Create Access to Senior Market,” Maturity Market Perspectives,

April 1992, p. 1.

“Getting a Bigger Bang for Your Advertising Buck: How To Create Publications With

Appeal for Older Adults,” Maturity Market Perspectives, March 1992, p. 1.

“Understanding Seniors’ Perceived Needs to Key title OK?to Marketing Retirement

Communities,” CSA News, Winter 1990, p. 4.

“Focus Groups Sometimes Miss the Mark, Says Housing Researcher,” CSA News,

Winter 1990, p. 4.


Mental Health

“With Thanksgiving Approaching, Beat the Holiday Blues,” RINewsToday, November 22, 2021.

“We Can Prevent Suicide by Bridge,”, July 26, 2021.

“AAIC 2019 Concludes, Researchers Share Findings To Combat Alzheimer’s Disease,”                                                                                                      Woonsocket Call, July 20, 2019, p. C2.

“General Assembly: It’s Time To Endorse the State’s Alzheimer’s Plan,” Woonsocket Call,

May 13, 2019, p. C2.

“New Report Puts Spotlight On the Devastating Impact of Alzheimer’s,” Woonsocket Call,                                                   March 10, 2019, p. C2.

“Simple Tips on Surviving the Holidays,” Woonsocket Call, December 23, 2018, p. C2.

“Splaine Consulting Gears Up To Update State’s Alzheimer’s Plan,” Woonsocket Call,

July 8, 2018, p. C2.


“New Report Says Alzheimer’s Disease Is a Major Public Health Issue,” Woonsocket Call,                        March 25, 2018, p. C3.

“Report: Cognitive-Stimulating? Activities Good for Your Brain’s Health,” Woonsocket Call,

August 7, 2017, p. C2.


“Report Links Improved Brain Health to Sleep,” Woonsocket Call, January 15, 2017, p. C2.

“Samaritans Celebrate Their Fortieth Birthday,” Woonsocket Call, January 22, 2017, p. C2.

“Does Exercise Aid Brain Health?” Woonsocket Call, July 31, 2016, p. C2.

“The Age of Disruption Tour Comes to Cranston,” Woonsocket Call, May 8, 2016, p. C5.

“The Growing Incidence of Alzheimer’s,” Woonsocket Call, April 24, 2016, p. C2.

“William’s Death Draws Attention to Depression,” The Pawtucket Times, August 15, 2014,

  1. A4.

“Report: Alzheimer’s Poses Greater Risk for Older Women Than Men,” The Pawtucket Times,

April 11, 2014, p. A4.

“State Alzheimer’s Plan Won’t Sit On Dusty Shelf,” The Pawtucket Times,

November 1, 2013, p. A4.

“National Report Grapples with Impending Alzheimer’s Epidemic,” The Pawtucket Times,

July 25, 2013, p. A4.


“Alzheimer’s Takes a Toll on Middle-Aged Adults, Too,” The Pawtucket Times,

May 10, 2013, p. A4.

“The ABC’s on Tips for Coping With the Holiday Blues,” The Pawtucket Times,

December 14, 2012, p. A4.

“AARP Study Explores Levels of Happiness,” The Pawtucket Times, September 14, 2012, page?

“Coping With the Loss of Your Pet,” The Pawtucket Times, August 4,

“Prescriptions for Mending a Broken Heart,” Prime Time, February 2009, p. 21.

“Coping With the Death of Your Pet,” All Pawtucket All the Time, May 2,

“Tis the Season To Stress: Here’s How To Cope,” Senior Digest, November 2004, p. 1.

“Documentary Explores World of Alzheimer’s Victims, Caregivers,” The Pawtucket Times,

January 26, 2004, p. A5.

“University Study Seeks To Unlock Secrets of Alzheimer’s,” The Pawtucket Times,

December 8, 2003, p. A4.

“Walkers Take Strides To End Alzheimer’s Disease,” The Pawtucket Times, September 30, 2002,

  1. A5.

“Music Reduces Alzheimer’s Patients’ Agitation,” The Pawtucket Times, August 19, 2002,

  1. A5.

“Alzheimer’s News Often Confusing To Interpret,” The Pawtucket Times, March 26, 2001, p. A4.

“Surviving CB: Know Thy Costs,” Medical Product Sales, September 1998, p. 1.

“Promoting Mental  Health of Residents,” Dimensions: Newsletter of ASA’s Mental Health and          Aging Network, Summer 1996, p. 5. Co-authored.

“Federal Policy Changes Are Necessary To Improve Mental Health Care in Nursing Homes,”

Long Term Care Administrator, August 1996, p. 3.

“Mental Health’s Forgotten Constituency,” Aging Today, March/April 1996, p. 1.

“Breakdown Ahead for Mental Health Coverage,” McKnight’s LTC News, January 1996, p. 11.

“Achieving Mental Health of Nursing-Home Residents: Overcoming Barriers to Mental Health                 Care,” Journal of Mental Health and Aging, Vol. No. 1, 1995. Co-authored

“Mental Health Problems Often Neglected in Nursing Homes,” Long-Term Care Pharmacist,

February 1995, p. 1.

“Overcoming Reimbursement Barriers,” Dimensions: Newsletter of ASA’s Mental Health

and Aging Network, Fall 1994, p. 4. Co-authored.

“National Conference Explores Ways To Improve Mental Health of Nursing-Home Residents,

Long-Term Care Administrator, October/November 1994, p. 3.




“Fix the Nursing Facility Problem Once and For All,” The Pawtucket Times, April 28, 2003,

  1. A5.

“RI Nursing Homes Scramble To Get Dental Coverage for Residents,” The Pawtucket Times,

March 3, 2003. p. A5.

“Adequate Medicaid Payments Can Bring High-Quality Health Care,” The Pawtucket Times,

January 21, 2002, p. A5.

“Medicaid Memo: HCFA Outlines Rules for States Setting New Rates,” Contemporary LTC,

February 1998, p. 21.

“HCFA Names Work Group To Sort Out Post-Boren Concerns,”          Long-Term Care Administrator, January 1998, p. 15.

“Proposed Changes to Survey Become Political Hot Potato,” Long-Term Care Administrator,             January/February, 1997, p. 3.

“Final Budget Resolution Puts Medicare, Medicaid on Chopping Block–Block Grants

on Horizon,”Long-Term Care Administrator, October 1995, p. 3.

“Dissecting Maryland’s Medicaid Program,” Contemporary LTC, February 1985,

  1. 40-46. Co-authored.

“Making Medicaid Work: The Creation of Maryland’s Innovative Reimbursement

System,” Contemporary LTC, November 1984, pp. 52-53. Co-authored.



“Your Eyes, Ears, and Teeth Are Connected to Your Body – Medicare and Medicaid at 56,”                                           , August 2, 2021.

“Using Savings From Drug Pricing Reform To Expand Medicare,”,

June 7, 2021.

“AARP Takes a Look at Dementia Drugs,” Woonsocket Call, September 16, 2018, p. C2.

“Congressional Panel Looks Over Medicare,” Woonsocket Call, March 20, 2016, p. C3.

“Bush Flip-Flops on Politically Charged Medicare Comment,” Woonsocket Call,
August 16, 2015, p. D2.

“Dr. Fix Law Brings Changes to Medicare Physician Payments,” The Pawtucket Times,

April 20, 2015, p. A5.

“Ryan Shifts Focus to Medicare and Medicaid,” The Pawtucket Times, August 17, 2014, p. A4.

“Advocacy Groups Split Over Supporting Medicare Changes,” The Pawtucket Times,

November 24, 2003. P. A5.

“Bill Seeks To Soften Impact of Medicare Cuts,” The Pawtucket Times, September 23, 2002,

  1. B4.

“Kennedy Must Lead Fight Against Medicare HMO Rate Hikes,” The Pawtucket Times,

November 19, 2001, p. A5.

“Scully Selected To Head Federal Health Care Agency,” The Pawtucket Times, May 14, 2001,

  1. A5.

“Bipartisan Support Key for Passage of Aging Proposals,” The Pawtucket Times,

March 19, 2001, p. A4.

“Congress Fixes Medicare Reimbursement Rate Glitches,” Balance, January/February 2001,

  1. 4.

“Budget Bill Provides Fixes for PPS,” Balance, January/February 2000, p. 4.

“New Report Spotlight Inadequacies of PPS,” Balance, November/December 1999, p. 4.

“Service Is Key to Distributor Success Under PPS,” Medical Product Sales, May 1999, p. 1.

“Steep Learning Curve Required for PPS,” Medical Product Sales, January 1999, p. 1.

“Competitive Bidding Arrives in Florida,” Medical Product Sales, August 1998, p. 7.

“HCFA Withdraws Consolidated Billing,” Medical Product Sales, August 1998, p. 5.

“GAO Flogs HCFA,” Medical Product Sales, August 1998, p. 1.

“PPS Kicks In,” Medical Product Sales, July 1998, p. 1.

“Gramm Champions Competitive Bidding,” Medical Product Sales, June 1998, p. 1.

“HCFA Reconsiders, Delays Implementing Consolidated Billing Rule,” Balance,

April/May 1998, p. 4.

“Taking the Long View: The Senate Tackles the Issues of Paying for LTC,”

              Contemporary LTC, May 1998, p. 19.

“SNFs Await Consolidated Billing,” Medical Product Sales, April 1998, p. 1.

“RI Nursing Facilities Can Prepare for PPS,” RIAFSA Reporter, Fall 1997, p. 5.

“Anti-Fraud Pilot Project Rakes in Millions,” McKnight’s Long-Term Care News,

July 1996, p. 3.

“HME’s Hope: 10% Cut,” McKnight’s Medical Product Sales, February 1996, p. 2.

“Better Funding, Carrier ‘Flexibility’ Key to Medicare Savings,” McKnight’s Medical

Product Sales, October 1994, p. 28.

“Nine Survival Tips on Coping with DMERCs,” O&P Business News, March 15, 1994, p. 13.

“Problems Plague HCFA’s New Regional Carrier Transition,” O&P Business News,

March 1, 1994, p. 11.

“Medicare Takes Direct Hit in Bush FY92 Budget Proposal,” Long-Term Care Administrator,

March 1991, p. 3.


National/State/Local Aging Groups

“Courtesy of AARP: Long-Term Care Data at Your Fingertips,” Woonsocket Call,

September 2, 2018, p. A3.

“RI Minority Elderly Task Force Puts Spotlight On Unsung Heroes,” Woonsocket Call,

November 5, 2017, p. C3.

“Rhode Island AARP Elder Services ‘Scorecard’ Improves, But More Work Lies Ahead,”

Woonsocket Call, June 18, 2017, p. C2.

“Older Americans Impacting the Economy,” Woonsocket Call, September 25, 2016, p. C2.

“Kleyman Gives Postmortem Report on 2015 WHCoA,” Woonsocket Call, January 17, 2016,

  1. C2.

“The First of the Generation Xers Starting (Gulp) To Hit the Big 5-0,” Woonsocket Call,                              January 10, 2016, p. C1.

“Rethinking Rhode Island’s Long-Term Care Delivery System,” The Pawtucket Times,

April 13, 2015, p. A5.

“Conference on Aging Planned for Summer 2015,” The Pawtucket Times, December 5, 2014,

  1. A4.

“AARP Report Says Older Americans Value Livable Communities,” The Pawtucket Times,

May 16, 2014, p. A4.

“RIHOF Poised To Honor the Best,” The Pawtucket Times, April 18, 2014, p. A4.

“AARP President Romasco’s Great Rhode Island Adventure,” The Pawtucket Times,

August 23, 2013, p. A4.

“AARP Not Your Grandma’s Organization,” The Pawtucket Times, March 15, 2013, p. A4.

“Legendary Cowsills Coming Home To Be Recognized by Their Own,”

            The Pawtucket Times, January 26, 2013, p. A4.

“AARP Rhode Island Web Report Puts Spotlight On Hunger,” The Pawtucket Times,

December 28, 2012, p. A4.

“AARP Repackages Itself for a Younger Crowd,” All Pawtucket All the Time, May 9, 2008.

“Barbara Rayner Leaves Legacy of Support,” Senior Digest, August 2004, p. 1.

“Alliance for Better Long-Term Care Celebrates 25th Anniversary,” The Pawtucket Times,

October 20, 2003, p. A4.

“Maggie Growls Inspires Seniors at Gray Panthers’ Summer Prowl,” The Pawtucket Times,

August 25, 2003, p. A4.

“Advocacy Groups Support Bills Making Pharmaceutical Drugs More Affordable,”

           The Pawtucket Times, April 21, 2003, p. A4.

“Retiring Senior Advocate Played Key Role in Shaping Long-Term Care Policy Debates,”

           The Pawtucket Times, November 18, 2002, p. A4.

“All Ages Ultimately Benefit From AARP Advocacy,” The Pawtucket Times, June 17, 2002,

  1. A4.

“AARP Sets Up Shop Here in Rhode Island,” The Pawtucket Times, February 11, 2002, p. A5.

“City Tackles Fire, Safety Issues for Elderly,” The Pawtucket Times, July 9, 2001, p. A5.

“New AARP Director Working from New Office,” The Pawtucket Times, April 9, 2001, p. A5.

“AAHSA Chief Steps Down To Seek New Professional Challenges,” Balance,

July/August 1998, pp. 4-5.

“Resigned To Change: Sheldon Goldberg Steps Down,” Contemporary LTC, August 1998,

  1. 14.

“ACHCA Member Services Help Administrators Adapt to Changing Times,”

           Long-Term Care Administrator, March/April 1995.

“Associations Seek Viability,” McKnight’s LTC News, March 1995, p. 3.

“Nationally Known Gerontologist Kershner Dead at 52,” McKnight’s LTC News,

15 (5), May 1994, p. 21.

“Guide to National Organizations,” Senior Source, 2 (2), 1989, pp. 2, 6.

“A Look at Support Groups,” SR Texas, December 1988, p. 14.



“Tech Use Flourishes During Pandemic, Particularly Among Seniors,” RINewsToday, January

10, 2021.

“Some Favs…Looking Back at 2021,” RINewsToday, January 3, 2021.

“It’s Now Time to Stamp Out Antisemitism,” RINewsToday, October 18, 2021.

“The Slater Mill Field Trip: Following in the Footsteps of Samuel Slater,” The Pawtucket Times,

Special Supplement, 100-Year-Old Slater Mill Association, June 17, 2021. page?

“Ron St. Pierre Back on Air. Ron & Jen’s Great Escape on Positive Podcast,”                                      , April 25, 2021.

“2020 Census Data Impacts Federal Funding Allocated to Aging Programs and Services,”

Woonsocket Call, January 19, 2020, p. C2.

“These Articles Are Worth a Second Read,” Woonsocket Call, January 5, 2020, p. C2.

“Pawtucket City Hall Set To Host Major Exhibit of Renowned 90-year-old Sculptor,”

Woonsocket Call, September 8, 2019, p. C2.

“Tips to Graduating Seniors,” Woonsocket Call, June 2, 2019, p. C2.

“Cover All the Aging Bases in 2017,” The Pawtucket Times, January 1, 2017, p. A5.

“Radio Talk-Show Host St. Pierre To Be Inducted Into Pawtucket Hall of Fame,”

           Woonsocket Call, October 22, 2017, p. D 1.

“LRI Graduates Give Sage Advice to President Trump,” Woonsocket Call, September 3, 2017,

  1. C2.

“Rhode Islanders Give Tips to Graduates,” Woonsocket Call, May 14, 2017, p. C2.

“Longtime Fans Looking Forward to RIMHOF Ceremonies,” Woonsocket Call, April 23, 2017,

  1. C2.

“Local Legislators Attentive, But Not Presidential Hopefuls,” Woonsocket Call, January 1, 2017,

  1. C2.

“Checking That Off My Bucket List,” Woonsocket Call, August 7, 2016, p. C2.

“Regular Folks Give Sound Advice to Class of 2016 for Future Success,” The Pawtucket Times,    June 6, 2016, p. C3.

“Saxman Abate Tops R.I. Music Hall of Fame Class,” Woonsocket Call, February 28, 2016,

  1. C2.

“Everyone Loves a Countdown: In His Own Words, This Writer’s Top 5 Commentaries

for 2015,” Woonsocket Call, December 27, 2015, p. D2.

“Slater Mill Showcases Classic Rock ‘n’ Roll Flick, Woonsocket Call, October 11, 2015, p. C5.

“Lupo Celebrates 40th Anniversary With 5 Nights of Music,” Woonsocket Call,

September 20, 2015, p. C5.

“Recalling the Life, Times of Dave,” Woonsocket Call, August 9, 2015, p. D3.

“Sensible Advice From Seasoned Folk to the Class of 2015,” Woonsocket Call, May 17, 2015,

  1. D2.


“Rhode Island Can Hold Its Own When It Comes to Music,” Woonsocket Call,

March 15, 2015, p. D4.

“Leonard Hits the High Notes,” Senior Digest, February 27, 2015, p. 1.


“Mistaken Identity Can Be Hazardous to Your Business,”,

           October 24, 2014, p. A4.

Red Bandana Fund Recognizes Henry Shelton and Providence Student Union,”

           The Pawtucket Times, June 6, 2014, p. A4.


“Regular Folks Give Advice to Graduating Seniors,” The Pawtucket Times, May 23, 2014, p. A4.

“Rockers Hendrix and Joplin Honored with USPS Stamps,”? The Pawtucket Times,

February 28, 2014, p. 4.

“Duffy’s Legacy as a Coach and Educator Live On,” The Pawtucket Times, February 7, 2014,

  1. A4.

“R.I. Producers Host Festival After Premiering New Film,” The Pawtucket Times,

September 20, 2013, p. A4.

“The Cowsills To Play Slater Park Fall Fest,” The Pawtucket Times, August 9, 2013, p. A4.

“The Little Plaid Guide To Living a Better Life,” The Pawtucket Times, June 14, 2013, p. A4.

“Red Bandana Fund To Be Walton’s Legacy,” The Pawtucket Times, June 7, 2013, p. A4.

“Here’s My Advice to the Graduating Class of 2013,” The Pawtucket Times,

May 31, 2013, p. A4.

“So Who Was Harry Weathersby Stamps?” The Pawtucket Times, March 22, 2013, p. A4.

“Richard J. Walton’s Great Adventure in Life and Death,” The Pawtucket Times,

January 4, 2013, p. A4.

“Pawtucket To Celebrate Its Own,” The Pawtucket Times, October 12, 2012, p. A4.

“Cultural Icons, Celebrities Give Us Cause To Reflect on our Own Lives,” The Pawtucket Times,

September 7, 2012, p. A4.

“Age-Beat Journalism Brings Issues Affecting Seniors to Light,” The Pawtucket Times,

January 28, 2002, p. A5.




Nursing Homes


“Watching Over Nursing Homes Once Again – Time for Mandated Boosters, “RINewsToday,

December 20, 2021.

“It’s Time. Staff Vaccines Required for Nursing Homes as 10 RI Facilities See New COVID-19

Cases,”, August 24, 2021.

“Nursing Facilities Gear Up for Oct. Vaccination Deadlines,”, September 20,

“Time To Resolve RI’s Ongoing Nursing-Home Staff Crisis,”,

April 18, 2021.

“Dr. Teresa Chopoorian: McKnight’s Women of Distinction Award Winner,”

           The Pawtucket Times, March 31, 2021, p. A4.

“Tackling Surge of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes,”, December 15, 2020.

“AARP’s New COVID-19 Dashboard for National/Local Nursing-Home Data,”                                              , October 26, 2020.

“Real Heroes Need To Be Recognized,” The Pawtucket Times, November 3, 2003,page number?

“New Federal Law Calls for Posting of Nurse-Staffing Levels,” The Pawtucket Times,

January 6, 2003, p. A4.

“Morgan Health Center Receives Prominent Award,” The Pawtucket Times, July 1, 2002, p. A4.

“Nursing Assistant Recognized for Providing 31 Years of Quality Care,” The Pawtucket Times,

February 4, 2002, p. A4.


“Congressional Report Spotlights Nursing-Home Abuse,” The Pawtucket Times, August 6, 2001,

  1. A5.


“Little Things Count When Deciding on a Nursing Home,” The Pawtucket Times,

April 23, 2001, p. A4.

“Medical Staff Shortage Hits Nursing Homes,” The Pawtucket Times, April 2, 2001, p. A4.


“Attorney General Reno Calls for Crackdown of Facilities Providing Poor Care,” Balance,

September/October 2000, p. 4.


“Nursing-Home Groups Urge President Clinton, Congress to Fix PPS,” Balance,

May/June 1999, p. 4.

“Long-Term Care at the Millennium: A Glimpse From Rhode Island,” Nursing Home Long-Term

Care Management, February 1999, pp. 34-38.

“Dealing with Drugs: National Forum Aims To Improve Pharmaceutical Care,”

           Contemporary Long-Term Care, January 1999, p. 12.

“National Report Calls for More Teeth in Implementing Enforcement Remedies,”

           Balance, January/February 1999, p. 4.

“Who You Gonna Call? Federal Agencies Call Meeting of Fraud Busters,”

          Contemporary LongTerm Care, December 1999, p. 22.

“Going for the Ratings in Michigan,” Contemporary Long-Term Care, December 1998, p. 24.

“States of Disarray: New Study Takes Stock of Survey Practices,”

           Contemporary Long-Term Care, December 1998, p. 22.

“A Federal Report Calls for National Criminal Background Checks,” Balance,

October/November 1998, p. 6.

“A Good Media Relations Important to Your Facility’s Future Success,” McKnight’s LTC News,

November 1998, p. 48.

“Six Tips for Getting Your Message Out in a Competitive Environment,” CleanSweep,

Fall 1998, p. 14.

“Surveyors Summit: HCFA Sponsors Regional Conference on Urinary Incontinence,”

Contemporary Long-Term Care, August 1998, p. 20.

“Comments, Please: LTC Groups Weigh In on PPS,” Contemporary Long-Term Care,

September 1998, p. 24.

“HCFA Begins Efforts To Revamp Nursing Home Regulatory Process,” Balance,

September 1998, p. 5.

“The Devil’s in the Details,” Contemporary Long-Term Care, September 1998, p. 15.

“Rhode Island Rights,” Contemporary Long-Term Care, October 1998, p. 28.

“Surveys in Cyberspace: HCFA To Publish Survey Data on the Internet,”

            Contemporary Long-Term Care, October 1998, p. 25.

“Rhode Island Funds Volunteer Ombudsman Program,” Quality Care Advocate,

September 1998, p. 9.

“Sage Safeguards Residents From Inappropriate Drug Use,” Sage’s The Brown Bag,

July 1998,  p. 2.

“Business Decisions and Quality Drives Nursing Homes to JCAHO Accreditation,”

CleanSweep, Spring 1998, p. 16.

“For the Record: National Data Bank To Track Offenses by Licensed Professionals,”

Contemporary Long-Term Care, February 1998, p. 23.

“OIG Report Critical of Prescription Drug Use in Nursing Homes,” Balance, December 1997,

  1. 8.

“OIG Takes Aim,” Contemporary LTC, December 1997, p. 22..

“What Does $842,000 Buy?” McKnight’s LTC News, November 1997, p. 1.

“Fight Fraud…or Else: Confirmation Vote for New HCFA Chief Delayed,”

Contemporary LTC, November 1997, p. 25.

“All Systems No: Testimony Links Computer Problems to Program Fraud and Abuse,”

Contemporary LTC, November 1997, p. 26.

“A Matter of Influence,” Contemporary LTC, October 1997, p. 22.

“Rhode Island Coalition Pushes for a Comprehensive LTC Plan,”

            Long-Term Care Administrator, March/April 1997, p. 3.

“Not Complying With Medical Device Reporting Rule Can Be Costly,”

           Long-Term Care Administrator, October/November 1996, p. 3.

“IOM Report Calls for Changes in the Mix of Nursing Staff,”

Long-Term Care Administrator, May 1996, p. 3.

“Nursing-Home Official Wisdom Is Dead at 52,” The Concord Monitor, July

“Look Before You Leap: Be Prepared Before You Enter the Subacute Care Market,”

          Long-Term Care Pharmacist, April 1995.

“Improved MDS 2.0 Gets Rave Reviews,” Long-Term Care Administrator, May 1995, p. 3.

“HFCA Releases MDS 2.0,” McKnight’s LTC News, April 1995, p. 2.

“Regional WHCoA Participants Call for Changes in the LTC Delivery System,”

          Long-Term Care Administrator, January/February 1995, p. 3.

“Meeting Addresses Dressing Policies,” McKnight’s MPS Magazine, 25 (11),

November 1994, p. 48.

“Large Institutional Pharmacy Providers Move To Capture Market,”

           Long-Term Care Pharmacist, September 1994, p. 1.

“Vertical Integration Creates New Competitive Environment for Independents,”

           Long-Term Care Pharmacist, July 1993, p. 1.

“When It’s Time To Think of a Nursing Home,” Advertising Supplement to

    The Washington Post, October 17, 1990.

“HCFA Issues PASARR Rule,” Long-Term Care Administrator, February 1993, p. 3.

“GAO Report Paints Bleak Picture of Nursing Industry,” Contemporary LTC,

November 1987, pp. 20, 22, 23.


Nursing Shortage

“Fed’s Proposal To Confronting Nursing Shortage Is Not Enough,” The Pawtucket Times,

April 1, 2002, p. A5.

“Staffing Crisis Hits Nation’s Nursing Facilities,” The Pawtucket Times, February 25, 2002,

  1. A5.

“Coping With the Nurse Shortage,” LTC Management, February 18, 1988, pp. 4-5.

“The Nurse Shortage: Causes and Solutions,” Contemporary LTC, March 1982, pp. 8-10.

Older Americans Act

“A Storm Cloud Looms Over Older Americans’ Month,” Woonsocket Call, May 13, 2018, p. C2.

“100 And Still Counting,” Senior Digest, p. 1.

“Delegates Reject Bush’s Policies,” Senior Digest, p. 1.

“Republican OAA Reauthorization Bill Jeopardizes Ombudsman Program,”

            Long-Term Care Administrator, December 1995, p. 3.

“White House Conference on Aging Addresses Medicare, Social Security, Prescription Drug

Coverage,” Long-Term Care Pharmacist, June 1995, p. 1.

“An Interview with Sen. Brock Adams (D-WA): Strengthened Ombudsman Program in Older Americans Act Will Protect Vulnerable Seniors,” Long-Term Care Administrator,                              August/September 1992, p. 3.

“Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act,” Contemporary LTC, August 1987, 1989,

  1. 22, 23.


Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act

“Clinton Moves To Get Budget Negotiations on Track,” The Sage Sentinel, Spring 1997, p. 5.

“HCFA, NCCNHR at Odds Over First Year — Implementation of the Enforcement Rule,”

Long-Term Care Administrator, July 1996, p. 3.

“Consumer Report Calls On Congress To Save Nursing-Home Quality Standards,”

           Long-Term Care Administrator, January/February 1996, p.3.

“Senate Puts Nursing-Home Reform Act at Risk,” Long-Term Care Administrator,                              October/November 1995, p. 3.

“Controversy Surrounds Implementation of Enforcement Rule,”

Long-Term Care Administrator, September 1995, p. 3.

“Provider Groups Give Thumbs Up to Final Enforcement Rule,”

            Long-Term Care Administrator, December 1994, p. 3.

“Providers and Consumer Groups Clash Over HCFA Proposed Enforcement

Rule,” The Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Letter, October 30, 1992, p. 1.

“Nursing-Home Enforcement Rule Finally Comes Out of HCFA’s Regulatory Pipeline,”

Long-Term Care Administrator, October 1992, p. 3.

“AHCA Denies Consumer Group Charge That It Stalled OBRA ‘87 Enforcement Rule,”

           Long-Term Care Administrator, June/July 1992, p. 3.

“Proposed Administrator Standards Vague in Key Areas,”

           Long-Term Care Administrator, March 1992, p. 3.

“Proposed Rule Could Make Enforcement System Unworkable,”

           Long-Term Care Administrator, October 1991, p. 3.

“HCFA Puts Hold on Proposed Changes to OBRA’s Interpretive Guidelines,”

          Long-Term Care Administrator, June 1991, p. 3.

“Don’t Become Complacent With OBRA Surveys, Warns Provider Group,” CleanSweep,

May 1991, p. 3.

“Truce Called in OBRA Dispute,” Long-Term Care Administrator,” May 1991, p. 3.

“Congress Passes Technical Changes to 1987 OBRA Law,”

          Long-Term Care Administrator, December 1990, p. 3.

“Providers Gear Up for OBRA,” Long-Term Care Administrator, November 1990, p. 3.

“Nursing-Home Reforms Sought by Unique Coalition,” Contemporary LTC, July 1987,

  1. 20, 22.

“Trade Group, Consumer Advocates Seek Common Ground,” Contemporary LTC,

March 1989, pp. 19, 20, 22-23.



“Examine the Contents Before Choosing the Brand,” The Long-Term Care Administrator,

November 1983, pp. 7-8.


Patient Care Planning

“MAPP: How Is It Working in Maryland?” American Health Care Association Journal,

September 1982, pp. 58-59. Co-authored.



“When Payers Won’t Pay,” Infusion, December 1992, p. 2.

“Lyme Disease Payment Policies Under Fire,” Infusion, September 1992, p. 2.

“Coding for Late Effects,” The Pulse, Winter 1989, pp. 2, 3.

“Coding the Limited Level of Service,” The Pulse, Fall 1989, p. 4.


“Fixing Rising Pharmaceutical Drug Costs Once and For All,”,

September 27, 2021.

“Putting the Brakes on Skyrocketing Prescription Costs,” Woonsocket Call, August 25, 2019,

  1. C2.

“Report Suggest Ways State Can Deal With Increasing Drug Costs,” The Pawtucket Times,

March 8, 2004, p. A4.

“Drug Company CEOs Receive Plea for Lower Drug Costs,” The Pawtucket Times,

March 15,  2004, p. A4.

“Fogarty Seeks Legislative Solutions to Ever-Increasing Pharmaceutical Costs,”

             The Pawtucket Times, December 15, 2003, p. A4.

“Bush Gives More Details on His Drug Prescription Plan,” The Pawtucket Times,

March 10, 2003, p. A4.

“Bush Budget Falls Short on Fixing Medicare Drug Coverage,” The Pawtucket Times,

February 2003, p. B2.

“Web-based Tool Helps Seniors Find Savings on Prescriptions,” The Pawtucket Times,

January 2003, p. A5.

“Congress To Debate Pharmaceutical Drug Benefits,” The Pawtucket Times, June 24, 2002,

  1. A4.

“Lawsuits Filed To Put Brakes on Rising Pharmaceutical Costs,” The Pawtucket Times,

June 2, 2002, p. A4.

“Inaction on RIPAE Proposals Would Be a State Tragedy,” The Pawtucket Times, May 20, 2002,

  1. A8.

“Lawmakers Consider Proposals To Reduce Cost of Prescription Drugs,” The Pawtucket Times,

April 15, 2002, p. A4.

“AARP Rallies for Prescription Drug Benefit,” The Pawtucket Times, July 30, 2001, p. A4.

“Many Seniors Struggle With High Cost of Medications,” The Pawtucket Times, June 18, 2001,

  1. A7.


Quality Assurance

“Shaping Your Image With the Self Audit,” Contemporary LTC, March 1985, pp. 38-40.


“Gaining the Upper Hand in the Survey Process,” Contemporary LTC, November 1985,
pp. 45-47. Co-authored.



“Resolutions to Getting Back on Track Financially – a Catalyst for Positive Change,”

RINewsToday, December 27, 2021.

“Shopping for a Financial Planner,” The Pawtucket Times, February 8, 2021, p. A4.

“COVID-19 Changes Way Americans Think About Retirement, The Pawtucket Times,           November 23, 2020, p. A4.

“Democratic Hopefuls and the Iowa Caucuses,” Woonsocket Call, January 26, 2020, p. C2.

“Jenkins: Working Seniors Priming the Nation’s Economic Engine,” Woonsocket Call,                                  December 22, 2019, p. C2.

“Concerns Expressed About Savings and Social Security Covering Retiree Expenses,”

Woonsocket Call, May 5, 2019, p. C2.

“Report: Most Working Americans Not Saving for Retirement,” Woonsocket Call,

January 13, 2019, p. C2.

“Fogarty Retiring as Elderly Affairs Director,” Woonsocket Call, January 28, 2018, p. C2.

“Overhauling Social Security and Medicare Gets ‘Thumbs Down’ in Recent Poll Findings,”

Woonsocket Call, February 19, 2017, p. C5.

“A Couple’s Unofficial Guide To (Surviving) Retirement,” Woonsocket Call,

December 18, 2016, p. C5.

“Retirement Survey Bleak for Ocean State,” Pawtucket Times, February 1, 2016, p. C2.

“Still Getting the Job Done: Survey: During Their Post-Retirement Years; Many Still Opting for

Part-Time Employment,” Woonsocket Call, September 11, 2015, p. C2.

“Quality-of-Life Amenities Make Providence a Great Retirement Mecca,” Woonsocket Call,

August 30, 2015, p. C3.

“AARP Pushes for Higher Standards When It Comes to Financial Advisors,” Woonsocket Call,

June 28, 2015, p. C5.

“Protecting Retirement Savings Should Be a Priority,” The Pawtucket Times, March 7, 2015,

  1. A4.

“It Takes a Village To Age in Place,” Senior Digest, p. A1.

“Grimaldi Retires After 40 Years Working With Elderly,” The Pawtucket Times,

January 25, 2015, p. A4.

“Audette Makes Giving a Top Priority,” Senior Digest, January

“GAO: Older Borrowers Hit Hard by Student Loan Debt,” Pawtucket Times,

September 19, 2014, p. A4.

“Tennis and Your Later Years,” The Pawtucket Times, July 25, 2014, p. A4.

“Childhood Passion for Gardening Blossoms in Retirement,” The Pawtucket Times,

June 21, 2013, p. A4.

“Like the Energizer Rabbit, Steve Smith & The Nakeds Keeps Going…” The Pawtucket Times,

April 5, 2013, p. A4.

“Taking Stock of Your Life in Your Later Decades,” The Pawtucket Times, March 8, 2013,

  1. A4.

“Rediscovering Pawtucket’s Red Pollard,” The Pawtucket Times, June 22, 2012, p. A4.

“Volunteerism Leads to New Career Direction,” The Pawtucket Times, June 15, 2012, p. A4.

“No Rocking Chairs for These Country Farmers,” The Pawtucket Times, May 11, 2012, p. A4.

“Manifesting Your Dream in a Mid-Life Career Change,” All Pawtucket All the Time,

June 20, 2008.

“Walton’s Good Deeds Touch Many in Ocean State,” All Pawtucket All the Time, June 6, 2008.

“Love Letters Go First Class,” Senior Digest, August 2005, p. 1.

“Cities, Towns, Fail Senior Citizens,” Senior Digest, July 2005,  p. 1.

“Ben Batted 1,000,” Senior Digest, July 2004, p. 1.

“Aging Baby Boomers Lack Basic Understanding of Financial Planning,” The Pawtucket Times,

October 27, 2003, p. A5.

“Survey: Aging Baby Boomers See Work as Necessity in Their Retirement Years,”

             The Pawtucket Times, September 29, 2003, p. A4.

“Survey: Many Seniors Delaying Retirement,” The Pawtucket Times, December 30, 2002, p. A4.


“Today’s Seniors Are Healthier, But More Are Uninsured,” The Pawtucket Times, May 27, 2002,

  1. A4.





Rhode Island General Assembly


“Use ARPA Funds to Make Rhode Island “Age Friendly,” RINewsToday, November 1, 2021.

“McKee-Matos Final “Rhode Island 2030 Plan” must Not Forget Seniors, RINewsToday,

October 25, 2021.

“RI Law Ensures Teaching of Holocaust, Genocides in Public Schools,” RINewsToday,

July 12, 2021.

“Tracking Legislation of Interest to Seniors as RI General Assembly Wraps Up,”, June 28, 2021.

“Rhode Island Senate Must Take Stand Against Hatred,”, May 9, 2021.

“Never Forgetting Will Help Us Keep the Promise of’ ‘Never Again’,”, February 1, 2021.

“State Lawmakers To Tackle High Prescription Drug Costs,” Woonsocket Call,

February 16, 2020, p. C2.

“Bills Passed To Assist Rhode Island’s Seniors, Disabled,” Woonsocket Call, July 7, 2019, p. C2.

“Religious Groups Urge House To Combat Anti-Semitism and Racism,” Woonsocket Call,

June 9, 2019, p. C2.

“McKee To Unveil Updated State Alzheimer’s Plan,” Woonsocket Call, February 10, 2019,

  1. C2.

“Funding for Seniors in Raimondo’s Budget Blueprint,” Woonsocket Call, January 22, 2019,

  1. C2.

“Questions Raised About State’s New Independent Provider Program,” Woonsocket Call,

July 15, 2018, p. C2.

“First They Came for the Jews,” Woonsocket Call, April 29, 2018, p. C1.

“Efforts To Revise State Alzheimer’s Plan Are in Full Swing,” Woonsocket Call,

February 25, 2018, p. D1.

“Fifth Time a Charm for Direct Care Worker Raises,” Woonsocket Call, November 5, 2016,

  1. C2.

“Rhode Island Housing Report Supports Push To Approve Question 7,” Woonsocket Call,

October 30, 2016, p. D1.

“Whitehouse Pushes for Medicare To Pay for Person-Centered Care,” Woonsocket Call,

July 10, 2016. p. C2.

“Aging Report is ‘Rhode map’ for Change,” The Pawtucket Times, June 27, 2016, p. A3.

“Rhode Island Lawmakers Can Say Never Again,” Woonsocket Call, May 22, 2016, p. C2.

“David Barber Dies at 60, the Face of ‘Straight From the Gavel’,” Woonsocket Call,

July 12, 2015, p. A5.

“General Assembly Seeks To Assist State’s Caregivers,” The Pawtucket Times, June 15, 2015,

  1. A5.

“State Lawmakers Poised To Give Retirees Financial Tax Relief,” Woonsocket Call,

May 31, 2015, p. D2.

“Making Genocide and Holocaust Education Mandatory,” The Pawtucket Times, April 27, 2015,

  1. A5.

“Olon Reeder’s Fix for the State’s Ailing Economy,” The Pawtucket Times, July 11, 2014, p. A4.

“Historic Tax Credit Good for the Economy,” The Pawtucket Times, June 13, 2014, p. A4.

“Raising the Minimum Wage Creates Partisan Divide,” The Pawtucket Times,

January 31, 2014, p. 4.

“RI General Assembly Tackles Senior Issues,” The Pawtucket Times, July 19, 2013, p. A4.

“Families Can Benefit From Expanding State’s TDI Program,” The Pawtucket Times,

May 17, 2013, p. A4.

“Sen. Nesselbush’s Big Legislative Adventure,” The Pawtucket Times, April 26, 2013, p. A4.

“Art Can Jump-Start a Sagging Economy,” The Pawtucket Times, February 22, 2013, p. A4.

“Complete Streets Legislation Stalled in the House,” The Pawtucket Times, May 18, 2012. page

“Carcieri’s Proposed Fiscal ‘09 Budget Devastating to Seniors,” All Pawtucket All the Time,

May 16, 2008.

“Transportation Network Leaves Many Seniors Stranded at Home,” The Pawtucket Times,

April 19, 2004,  p. A7.

“Rhode Islanders Will Benefit From Long-Term Care Improvements,” The Pawtucket Times,                       April 5, 2004, p. A5.

“Fogarty, Senior Advocates To Rally for Increased Funds for State’s Co-Pay Program,”

              The Pawtucket Times, March 12, 2004, p. A4.

“Governor Should Fund Senior Initiatives in His 2005 Budget,” The Pawtucket Times,

February 23, 2004, p. A5.

“Inadequate Staffing Hurts Oversight Efforts in Assisted Living Facilities, The Pawtucket Times,

February 9, 2004, p. A5.

“Fogarty, Senior Advocates Push for An Increase in DEA Co-Pay Program,”

             The Pawtucket Times, February 2, 2004, p. A5.

“Carcieri Makes Advances on Senior Issues,” The Pawtucket Times, October 6,

“State Will Review Policy on Elderly Drivers,” The Pawtucket Times, August 18, 2003, p. A1.

“State Must Rethink Its Driving Policy for Seniors,” The Pawtucket Times, August 4, 2003,

  1. A4.

“Aging Advocates Call for Override of Governor’s Veto,” The Pawtucket Times,

July 14, 2003,  p. A4.

“State Lawmakers OK Many Senior Initiatives,” The Pawtucket Times, July 7, 2003. page?

“Last-Minute Push To Increase Oversight of Assisted Living Facilities,” publication? June 30, 2003, p. A4.

“Fogarty Aids Push for Passage of Assisted Living Proposals,” The Pawtucket Times,

June 16, 2003, p. A5.

“Statehouse Rally Calls for Passage of Nursing-Home Payment Reforms,” The Pawtucket Times,

June 9, 2003, p. A5.

“Lawmakers To Consider Funding for Vaccine Immunizations for Seniors,”

           The Pawtucket Times, May 12, 2003, p. A4.

“Mabel Anderson Was a True Advocate for Rhode Island’s Senior Population,”

          The Pawtucket Times, May 5, 2003, p. A4.

“Fix the Nursing Facility Problem Once and For All,” The Pawtucket Times, April  28, 2003,

  1. A5.

“Senior Advocates Push Legislation That Would Save State Money,” The Pawtucket Times,

April 14, 2003, p. A4.

“Governor’s Budget Is Silent Regarding Many Senior Issues,” The Pawtucket Times,

March 24, 2003, p. A5.

“Carcieri Searching for ‘Right Person’ To Head Department of Elderly Affairs,”

Senior Supplement to The Pawtucket Times, February 3, 2003, p. 8.

“Carcieri Expected to Pick New DEA Director Soon,” The Pawtucket Times, January 13, 2003,

  1. A4.

“Carcieri Needs To Address Several Long-Term Care Issues,” The Pawtucket Times,

December 23, 2002,  p. A5.

“Greyhound Subsidy Could Go a Long Way in Funding Senior Programs, Services,”

           The Pawtucket Times, December 2, 2002, p. A4.

“General Assembly Overhauls Assisted-Living Industry,” The Pawtucket Times, June 10, 2002,

  1. A4.

“Confronting the Long-Term Care Dilemma in Uncertain Times,” The Pawtucket Times,

January 14, 2002, p. A5.

“Seniors Held Their Ground During Legislative Session,” The Pawtucket Times,

July 16, 2001, p. A4.v

Senior Centers

“Today’s Senior Centers Are More Than Just Places to Play Bingo,” The Pawtucket Times,

February 1, 2013, p. A4.

“A Silver Lining for Seniors,” Senior Digest, November 2005, p. 1.

“State Funding Can Bring More Senior Centers Into Accreditation Fold,” The Pawtucket Times,

April 29, 2002, p. A5.


Social Security

“Social Security Learns from Remote Experience, Plans Field Office Openings,” RINewsToday,

December 13, 2021.

“A Sacred Trust: Moves to Strengthen Social Security, RINewsToday, November 8, 2021.

“A Call on Congress to Strengthen Social Security and Medicare,”,

September 6, 2021.

“There’s a New Sheriff in Town at SSA,”, July 20, 2021.

“Social Security ’21 COLA Increase Anemic,”, October 19, 2020.

“Opposition Builds Against the Elimination of Social Security’s Payroll Tax,”

              The Pawtucket Times, September 28, 2020, p. A 4.

“Social Security: The Third Rail of Politics,”, May 17, 2020.

“Can Trump Politically Survive Cutting Social Security’s Payroll Tax?”

              The Pawtucket Times, May 11, 2020, p. 2.

“The Coronavirus and Its Effect on Social Security,” Woonsocket Call, March 22, 2020, p. C2.

“Seniors Can Expect Small Increase in Their 2020 Social Security COLA,”  Woonsocket Call,                        October 27, 2019, p. C2.

“NCPSSM Says It Pays Off To Delay Claiming Social Security Benefits,” Woonsocket Call,

April 28, 2019, p. C2.

“House Subcommittee Panel Makes Call for Expanding, Strengthening Social Security,”

         Woonsocket Call, March 24, 2019, p. C2.

“House Bill To Expand, Strengthen Social Security,” Woonsocket Call, February 3, 2019, p. C2.

“Social Security’s Long-Term Survival Crucial Issue in Midterm Elections,” Woonsocket Call,                    August 19, 2018, p. C2.

“Social Security, Medicare Are Solvent…for Now, Woonsocket Call, July 17, 2017, p. C3.

“GOP Trial Balloon Called ‘Trojan Horse’,” Woonsocket Call, April 16, 2017, p. C2.


“Republicans Begin a Legislative Assault on Social Security,” Woonsocket Call,

December 11, 2016, p. C1.

“Time To Change How Social Security Calculates COLA,” Woonsocket Call, October 23, 2016,

  1. D1.

“Let Rhode Island’s Social Security Debate Begin,” Woonsocket Call, September 4, 2016, p. A4.

“How the Election Impacts Social Security,” Woonsocket Call, July 24, 2016, p. C2.

“GAO Report Reveals Social Security Benefits Gap Between the Rich, Poor,” Woonsocket Call,

May 1, p. C3.

“Social Security Gets Attention at Debate,” Woonsocket Call, March 13, 2016, p. C5.

“Candidates Mum on Social Security Plan, Woonsocket Call, February 7, 2016, p. C2.

“Is It Really a Happy Birthday for Social Security?” Woonsocket Call, April 23, 2015, p. C5.

“How To Keep Social Security Off the GOP Chopping Block,” Woonsocket Call, April 5, 2015,

  1. D2.

“Aging Groups Gearing Up To Fight Social Security Cuts,” The Pawtucket Times,

October 18, 2013, p. A4.

“AARP: Social Security Is an Economic Generator,” The Pawtucket Times, October 4, 2013,

  1. A4.

“Sweet Takes the Reins of AARP’s Community Education Efforts,” The Pawtucket Times,

July 11, 2013, p. A4.

“Critics of a Chained CPI Call It a Flawed Policy,” The Pawtucket Times, July 5, 2013, p. A4.

“AARP Brings Mainstream America into Social Security Debate,” The Pawtucket Times,

July 27, 2012, p. A4.

“Congressional Contenders Give Tips To Keep Social Security and Medicare Afloat,”

          The Pawtucket Times, 2012,  p. A4.

“Bush Will Fight To Privatize Social Security,” Senior Digest, January 2005, p. 1.

“Presidential Commission Kicks Off Social Security Reform Debate,” The Pawtucket Times,

December 17, 2001, p. A5.

“Social Security Funds Could Be Up for Grabs,” The Pawtucket Times, September 10, 2001,

  1. A5.

“An Interview with Gwendolyn King: Social Security’s ‘91 Battles,” Aging Today,

12 (1), February/March 1991, p. 1.



“Butterflies Bring Comfort in Times of Grieving,” Woonsocket Call, February 17, 2019, p. C2.

“Polls Say Americans Give Big Thumbs Up to Pope Francis,” The Pawtucket Times,

September 29, 2015,  p. A4.

“This Book Offers an Important Life Lesson,” The Pawtucket Times, January 30, 2015, p. A4.

“Child Can Bring Message of Life After Death,” The Pawtucket Times, December 20, 2013,

  1. A4.

“The World According to a Rhode Island Medium,” The Pawtucket Times, September 27, 2013,

  1. A4.

“Paula Deen and Forgiveness,” The Pawtucket Times, July 28, 2013, p. A4.

“A Hindu Spiritual Leader Who Heals With Hugs,” The Pawtucket Times, July 20, 2012,

  1. A4.

“Let the Spirit Be With You: Religion, Meditation Can Lead to Better Health,” Senior Digest,

December 2004, p. 1.

“Before ‘Crossing Over,’ Leave a Legacy of Love,” The Pawtucket Times, May 6, 2002, p. B10.

“Bringing the Spiritual Moment to Persons With Dementia,” Aging Network News,

February 1996, p. 1.

“The Graying of the New Age Movement: Older Persons Seek Self-Realization,”

            Aging Network News, December 1992, p. 1.



“Online Communication Makes a Positive Difference in Families,” The Pawtucket Times,

August 11, 2003, p. A5.

“Wanted: More Geriatric-Trained Allied Health Professionals,” Long-Term Care Administrator,      April 1991, p. 3.

Thoughts of an Administrator-in-Training,” Contemporary LTC,  September 1980,

  1. 24, 25.

“Nontraditional Students Flock to CCE,” CCE Times, April 1995.


“Sizing Up Baby Boomer Travel Trends,” Woonsocket Call, December 16, 2018, p. C2.

“Baby Boomers Already Making Reservations,” Woonsocket Call, December 6, 2015, p. C2.

“Bridging the Generations Through Multigenerational ‘Getaways’,” Woonsocket Call,

May 24, 2015, p. D2.

“Overnight Travel Popular With Aging Baby Boomers,” The Pawtucket Times, August 1, 2014,

  1. A4.

“Tourism Council Starts Intergenerational Trips,” The Pawtucket Times, April 8, 2002, p. A5.

“Elderhostel Brings Rhode Island History Alive,” The Pawtucket Times, October 15, 2001, p.A4.



“AARP Report: Scammers Targeting Military Community,” RINewsToday, November 15, 2021.

“Analysis Says Aging Veterans at Greater Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease,” Woonsocket Call,          October 2, 2017, p. C5.

“Honoring the Fallen: Author Salutes Pawtucket Residents Who Died in Vietnam War,”                                Senior Digest, May 2016, p. 1.


“Military Recognition Long Overdue for Shemin and Johnson,” Woonsocket Call,

June 7, 2015, p. C5.

“The Greatest Generation’s Last Hurrah,” The Pawtucket Times, November 15, 2014, p. A4.


“Sipping Cognac Signals an End of an Era,” The Pawtucket Times, November 15, 2013, p. A4.

“Returning Vets Need Employer’s Help,” The Pawtucket Times, November 30, 2013, p. A4.

“Attack Stunned Area Vets: Pearl Harbor Survivors Recall Horror of December 7, 1941,”

              Senior Digest, December 2006, p. 1.

“Oral Histories Sought From Our Nation’s Aging Veterans,” The Pawtucket Times,

November 11, 2002, page?

“Rhode Island’s Historic Sites Celebrate Veterans With Free Admission,”

              The Pawtucket Times, November 5, 2001, p. A2.

“Program Allows World War II Vets To Get High-School Diplomas,” The Pawtucket Times,        March 18, 2002, p. A5.

“Oral Histories Sought From Our Nation’s Aging Veterans,” The Pawtucket Times,

November 11, 2002, p. A4.

“WWII Vet Reflects on Terrorist Attacks,” The Pawtucket Times, September 17, 2001, p. A6.


“Zarlengo Earns AARP Rhode Island’s Most Prestigious Volunteer Awards,” Woonsocket Call,

December 17, 2017, p. C2.

“Gerritt Is Green With Commitment,” Senor Digest, January 2015, p. 1.

“Pawtucket Hall of Fame Names Nesselbush as Person of the Year,” The Pawtucket Times,

April  9, 2014, p. A4.

“The Pawtucket Arts Festival Through the Years,” The Pawtucket Times, September 5, 2015,

  1. A4.

“It Takes A Village To Organize an Arts Festival,” The Pawtucket Times, August 30, 2013,

  1. A4.

“Raimondo Rolls Out Educational Initiative To Financially Empower Rhode Islanders,”

           The Pawtucket Times, August 2, 2013, p. A4.

“Great Futures Start at the Boys and Girls Club of Pawtucket,” The Pawtucket Times,

May 24, 2013, p. A4.

“Real Role Models Fly Under the Radar Screen,” The Pawtucket Times, August 24, 2012, p. A4.

“Volunteer Baby Boomers Work To Uplift Their Communities,” All Pawtucket All the Time,                        September 17, 2008.

“Walkers Fight Alzheimer’s One Step at a Time,” The Pawtucket Times,

September 22, 2003,  p. A5.


“Samaritans Can Help Your Holiday Blues Fade,” The Pawtucket Times, December 23, 2002,

  1. A5.

“Retirees Have Helped Make Winter Wonderland a City Success,” The Pawtucket Times,

December 9, 2002, p. A6.

“Sarah Gauvin Gets Prestigious AARP Andrus Award,” The Pawtucket Times,

November 25, 2002, p. A4.

“Hall of Fame Inductees Make Great Role Models,” The Pawtucket Times, October 28, 2002,

  1. B9.

“RSVP Provides Volunteer Opportunities Statewide,” The Pawtucket Times, July 2, 2002, p. A4.

“Call the Samaritans for a Shoulder To Lean On,” The Pawtucket Times, December 24, 2001,

  1. A4.

“Holiday Event Brings Volunteer Opportunities, Cheer to Seniors,” The Pawtucket Times,

December 3, 2001, p. A4.