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Life for LGBT Elders in America Today

Life for LGBT Elders in America Today

by Charles "Ebbie" Alfree III, Director of Advancement Recently, my partner and I began discussing our future; we want to be prepared to live a comfortable life once we reach our twilight years. Being that we are both healthy men in our early 40’s, neither of us are...

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Life in the Anna T. Jeanes Building

As you may have read in the Spring/Summer 2018 edition of Directions, The Hickman staff members, Ebbie Alfree and Jen Harris had a wonderful time chatting with new residents (Dick, Donna, Josie, Marie, and Pete) to learn about life in the new Anna T. Jeanes Building....

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The Gift – and Benefits – of Letting Go

The Gift – and Benefits – of Letting Go

by Pamela Leland, PhD, Executive Director  More than 30 years ago I had the privilege of hearing cultural anthropologist Jennifer James speak at a conference for nonprofit professionals. She was speaking on change in the workplace and both our roles in leading change...

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More Apps for Seniors

More Apps for Seniors

by Charles "Ebbie" Alfree III, Director of Advancement Last year I wrote an article titled, Apps, Making Life Easier for Seniors, for the Daily Local News. With advances in technology occurring on a daily basis…and since we are in the summer movie season when many...

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