List of Publications

661 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 2016, have covered essentially every facet of aging issues.

Complete Listing of Published Articles, by Category


Activity Therapy

“Pawtucket 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,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, August 1990, p. 3.


“Federal Agency Protects AIDS Patients’ Right to Nursing Home Care,” The 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,” McKnights 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 News Bulletin, September 1987, p. 6.


“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, p. A4.


“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, 20016, C2.

“New Uniform Act Good News for Rhode Island Care Givers,” 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,” Pawtucket Times, June 8, 2012, p. A4.

“Caregivers Must Not Forget Their Needs,” Prime Time, December 2008.

“Keeping Tabs on Your Wondering Parent,” All Pawtucket All the Time, August 20, 2008.

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

“Study Finds Caregiving Becomes Second Job for Many,” The Pawtucket Times, April 12, 2004, p. 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 Identity 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, p. A5.

“Study: Communication Gap Exists Between Elderly and Their Children,” The Pawtucket Times, May 21,  2001, p. A5.


“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, p. 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 American’s 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 Reestablish 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 Important 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,” Woonsocket Call, April 21, 2013, 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.

“Dele gates 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.

“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.

“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 Give Views on 105th Congress,” The 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,” McKnights 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,” The 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,” McKnights Medical Products Services, September 1994, p. 64.

“Chafee’s Mainstream Health Care Proposal is a Mixed Bag,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, September 1994, p. 2.

“Democratic Caucus Reforms Would Weaken House Aging Panel,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, December/January 1992/93, p. 3.

“Groups Set Legislative Agendas for 102nd congress,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, February 1991, p. 3.

“Thorpe Talks About Legislative Issues in 102nd Congress,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, January 1990, p. 3.

“Pepper Commission Looks at LTC,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, September 1990, p. 3.

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

“Pepper Commission Releases Its Report,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, April 1990, p. 3.

“Pepper Commission to Set Health Care Agenda in the 1990s,” The 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, pp. 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, pp. 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, pp. 20, 22, 70.

“Creating the Aging Agenda: Congressional Committees,” Contemporary LTC, August 1986, pp. 16-18, 20.

Consumer Issues

“Scam Running Rampant Across Nation,” Woonsocket Call, December 25, 2016, 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 Pre-Paying Your Funeral,” The Pawtucket Times, October 19, 2012, P. 4.

“Preplanning Your Funeral Helpful for Seniors,” All Pawtucket All the Time, May 23, 2008.

“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.

“Effecting Nursing Home Reform Through the Courts,” Contemporary LTC, October 1987, pp. 18, 22-23.

Elder Abuse

“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 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.

“Patient Abuse Statistics Unavailable Reports HHS Study,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, March 1990, p. 3.


“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, Oct. 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.

“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 Backburner in Presidential Race,” SR Texas, October 1988, p. 1.

Health Care Reform

“Concerts Support Health Care Initiative for Musicians,” The Pawtucket Times, November 8, 2013, p. A4.

“LTC Costs Are Deductible Under Health Insurance Reform Act,” The 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,” The 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,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, December/January 1991/92, p. 3.

“Congressional Republicans Tackle LTC Financing,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, November 1991, p. 3.

“Senate Democratic Leadership Makes Health Care Reform a 1992 Election Issue,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, July 1991, p. 3.

“Health Care Reform Becomes a 1992 Presidential Issue,” Aging Network News, October 1991, p. 1.

Health & Wellness

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

“Improve Cognitive Functioning,” Woonsocket Call, February 26, 2017, 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 Islander’s Share ’16 Resolution,” 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,” Woonoscket Call, March 22, 2015,  p. D2.

“Your 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 Valarie 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, p. 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, p. 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, p. 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, 2008

“Don’t Fall flat on Your Face,” All Pawtucket All The Pawtucket Times, July 11, 2008.

“Death Takes Two American Icons,” All Pawtucket All the Time, June 27, 2008.

“Serious Sleeping Disorder Can Be Treated,” All Pawtucket All the Time, April 25, 2008.

“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, p. A4.

“Expanding Vaccinations 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, 2003.

“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, p. A5.

“Survey: Seniors Worry More About Their Well-Being Than Terrorism,” The Pawtucket Times, July 28, 2003, p. A5.

“How to Find an Age-Friendly Fitness Center,” The Pawtucket Times, February 10, 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.

“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, p. 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 Senior Wanting Healthier Lifestyle,” The Pawtucket Times, June 4, 2001, p. A4.

“Cultivating a Garden, Inside and Out, Brings Satisfaction to Many Seniors,” Pawtucket Times, May 28, 2001.

“Aging Gracefully Depends Mostly on a Positive Attitude,” The Pawtucket Times, March 2001.

“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.

“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 Antikickback 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.


“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, pp. 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,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, February 1992, p. 3.

“Laundry Infection Control: An Ounce of Protection,” Contemporary LTC, May 1984, 52-54, co-authored.


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

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

“Documentary Looks at Speed Dating for Seniors,” The Pawtucket Times, August 9, 2014, p. 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,“Rhode Island PBS at its Best – March 4,” The Pawtucket Times, March 1, 2013, p. A4.awtucket 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.

“Bridging Generations: Travel Can Bring You Closer to Your Grandchildren,” Senior Digest, May 2004, 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,” 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, pp. 46-48, co-authored.

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

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

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


“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. p. 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 Senior’s Perceived Needs to Key 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

“Report: Cognitive Simulating 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, 2 017, 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, p. A4.

“Report: Alzheimer’s Poses Greater Risk for Older Woman 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.

“Coping with the Loss of Your Pet,” The Pawtucket Times, August 4, 2011.

“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, 2008.

“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, p. A5.

“Music Reduces Alzheimer’s Patients’ Agitation,” The Pawtucket Times, August 19, 2002, p. 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 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,” The 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,” Mcknights 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,” The 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,” The Long- Term Care Administrator, October/November 1994, p. 3.


“Fix the Nursing Facility   Problem Once and For All,” The Pawtucket Times, April 28, 2003, p. A5.

“RI Nursing Homes Scramble to get Dental Coverage for Residents,” The Pawtucket Times, March 3, 2003.

“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.

“Moving n on Medicaid: HCFA Names Work Group to Sort Out Post-Boren Concerns,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, January 1998, p. 15.

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

“Final Budget Resolution Puts Medicare, Medicaid on Chopping Block –Block Grants on Horizon,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, October 1995, p. 3.

“Dissecting Maryland’s Medicaid Program,” Contemporary LTC, February 1985, pp. 40-46, co-authored.

“Making Medicaid Work: The Creation of Maryland’s Innovative Reimbursement System,” Contemporary LTC, November 1984, pp. 52-53, co-authored.


“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, 2012, p. A4.

“Advocacy Groups Split Over Supporting Medicare Changes,” The Pawtucket Times, November 24, 2003.

“Bill Seeks to Soften Impact of Medicare Cuts,” The Pawtucket Times, September 23, 2002, p. 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, p. A5.

“Bipartisian 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, p. 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.

“Clinton Proposal Begins Debate on Medicare Prescription Benefit,” Balance,                   September/October, 1999, p. 6.

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

“Steep Learning Curve Required for PPS,” Medical Product Sale, 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 Products 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 Products 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,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, March 1991, p. 3.

National/State/Local Aging Groups

“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, p. C2.

“The First of the Generation Xers Starting (Gulp) to Hit the ‘Big 5-0’” Woonsocket Call, January2016, 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, p. 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.

“Retiring Senior Advocate Played Key Role in Shaping Long-term Care Policy Debates,” The Pawtucket Times, November 18, 2002.

“All Ages Ultimately Benefit from AARP Advocacy,” The Pawtucket Times, June 17, 2002, p. 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 for New Office,” The Pawtucket Times, April 9, 2001, p. A5.

“AAHSA Chief Steps Down to Seek New Professional Challenges,” Balance, July/August 1998, p. 4-5.

“Resigned to Change: Sheldon Goldberg Steps Down,” Contemporary LTC, August 1998, pg. 14.

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


“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, p. C2.

“Local Legislators Attentive, But Not Presidential Hopefuls,” Woonsocket Call, January 1, 2017, p. 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, p. 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’s 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, p. 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 Stamp,” The Pawtucket Times, February 28, 2014, p. 4.

“Duffy’s Legacy as a Coach and Educator Live on,” The Pawtucket Times, February 7, 2014, p. 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 Home

“Real Heroes Need to Be Recognized,” The Pawtucket Times, November 3, 2003.

“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, p. 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 Crack Down 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, p. 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 Long-Term 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,” McKnights 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 LTC, August 1998, p. 20.

“Comments, Please: LTC Groups Weigh in on PPS,” Contemporary LTC, 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 LTC, September 1998, p. 15.

“Rhode Island Rights,” Contemporary LTC, October 1998, p. 28.

“Surveys in Cyberspace: HCFA to Publish Survey Data on the Internet,” Contemporary LTC, October 1998, p. 25.

“Rhode Island Funds Volunteer Ombudsman Program,” Quality Care Advocate, September 1998, p. 9.

“Surveyors Summit: HCFA Sponsors Regional Conference on Urinary Incontinence,” Contemporary Long-Term Care, pg. 20.

“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, p. 8.

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

“Prescription for Problems,” 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,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, March/April 1997, p. 3.

“Not Complying with Medical Device Reporting Rule Can Be Costly,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, October/November 1996, p. 3.

“IOM Report Calls for Changes in the Mix of Nursing Staff,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, May 1996, p. 3.

“Nursing Home Official Wisdom Is Dead at 52,” The Concord Monitor,” July 1995.

“Look Before You Leap: Be Prepared Before You Enter the Subacute Care Market,” LTC Pharmacist,” April 1995.

“Improved MDS 2.0 Gets Rave Reviews,” The 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,” The 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,” LTC 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,” The 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,” Pawtucket Times, February 25, 2002, p. 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

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

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

“Republican OAA Reauthorization Bill Jeopardizes Ombudsman Program,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, December 1995, p. 3.

“White House Conference on Aging Addresses Medicare, Social Security, Prescription Drug Coverage,” The 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,” The Long-Term Care Administrator,   August/September 1992, p. 3.

“Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act,” Contemporary LTC, August 1987, 1989, pp. 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,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, July 1996, p. 3.

“Consumer Report Calls on Congress to Save Nursing Home Quality Standards,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, January/February 1996.

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

“Controversy Surrounds Implementation of Enforcement Rule,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, September 1995, p. 3.

“Provider Groups Give Thumbs Up to Final Enforcement Rule,” The 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,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, October 1992, p. 3

“AHCA Denies Consumer Group Charge That It Stalled OBRA ’87 Enforcement Rule,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, June/July 1992 p. 3.

“Proposed Administrator Standards Vague in Key Areas,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, March 1992, p. 3.

“Proposed Rule Could Make Enforcement System Unworkable,” The Long-Term Care Administrator, October 1991, p. 3.

“HCFA Puts Hold on Proposed Changes to OBRA’s Interpretive Guidelines,” The 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,” The Long-Term Care Administrator,” May 1991, p. 3.

“Congress Passes Technical Changes to 1987 OBRA Law,” The 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, 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.


“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.

“Fogarty Seeks Legislative Solutions to Ever-Increasing Pharmaceutical Costs,” The Pawtucket Times, December 15, 2003.

“Bush Gives More Details on His Drug Prescription Plan,” The Pawtucket Times, March 10, 2003.

“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.

“Lawsuits Filed to put Brakes on Rising Pharmaceutical Costs,” The Pawtucket Times, June 2, 2002.

“Inaction on RIPAE Proposals Would be a State Tragedy,” The Pawtucket Times, May 20, 2002, p. A8.

“Lawmakers Consider Proposals to Reduce Cost of Prescription Drugs,” The Pawtucket Times, April 15, 2002.

“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, p. A7.

Quality Assurance

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

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


“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, C2.

“Still Getting the Job Done,” Woonsocket Call, September 13, 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, p. 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 2015.

“GAO: Older Borrowers Hit Hard by Student Loan Debt,” The 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, p. 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.

“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, p. A4.

Rhode Island General Assembly

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

“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, 2003.

“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, p. A4.

“Aging Advocates Call for Override of Governor’s Veto,” The Pawtucket Times, July 14, 2003.

“State Lawmakers OK Many Senior Initiatives,” The Pawtucket Times, July 7, 2003.

“Last Minute Push to Increase Oversight of Assisted Living Facilities,” The Pawtucket Times, 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.

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

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, 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, p. 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, p. 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, p. 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 Main Stream 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, p. A5.

“An Interview with Gwendolyn King: Social Security’s ’91 Battles,” Aging Today, 12 (1), February/March 1991, p. 1.


“Polls Says Americans Give Big Thumbs Up to Pope Francis,” 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, p. A4.

“The World According to a Rhode Island Medium,” The Pawtucket Times, September 27, 2013, p. 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, p. 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, pp. 24-25.

“Nontraditional Students Flock to CCE,” CCE Times, April  1995.


“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, p. 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.


“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 and 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 Dec. 7, 1941,” Senior Digest, December 2006, p. 1.

“Oral Histories Sought From Our Nation’s Aging Veterans,” The Pawtucket Times, November 11, 2002.

“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.

“WWII Vet Reflects on Terrorist Attacks,” The Pawtucket Times, September 17, 2001, p. A6.


“Gerritt is Green with Commitment,” Senior Digest, January 2015, p. 1.

“Pawtucket Hall of Fame Names Nesselbush as Person of the Year,” The Pawtucket Times, April 9, 2014, A4.

“The Pawtucket Arts Festival Through the Years,” The Pawtucket Times, September 5, 2015, p. A4.

“It Takes A ‘Village’ to Organize an Arts Festival,” The Pawtucket Times, August 30, 2013, p. A4.

“Raimando 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, p. 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, p. B9.

“RSVP Provides Volunteer Opportunities Statewide,” The Pawtucket Times, July 2, 2002, p. A4.

“Call the Samaritans for a Shoulder to Lean On,” Pawtucket Times, December 24, 2001, p. A4.

“Holiday Event Brings Volunteer Opportunities, Cheer to Seniors,” The Pawtucket Times, December 3, 2001.