Today I am thankful for handwritten notes, hugs from a sweet lady at a senior center, and a full plate on the table.

I am thankful for a career that allows me to help older adults.

I am thankful for a Board of Directors that is thoughtful, caring and simply brilliant.

I am thankful for volunteers who take the time to help us at our events.

I am thankful for community partners that sponsor us, serve as aging experts, share their knowledge and talents and boost our spirits.

I am thankful for senior centers that scatter the landscape of this country and cast a wide net of support under some of our most vulnerable friends and neighbors.

I am thankful for wrinkled hands that embrace me, lined faces that challenge me, and wise words that guide me.

I am thankful for sundrenched afternoon conversations with Hearld, Clyde, Jim and Gee, my beloved role-models.

I am thankful for my grandparents, Rose Mary and Marvin, who showed me what unconditional love looks like.

I am thankful for YOU reading this right now.

Thank you for supporting us, following us, sharing our vision and looking for ways to help older adults near and dear to you.

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