The Caring Times appears quarterly in place of the chapter newsletter

Hooray!!!... It’s March… that means Spring is almost here. What a great time to do some new things, like….. Getting Organized – Taking the First Steps , or checking out health options like Urgent Care and Dental Insurance & Low Cost Care  to see if they are right for you. Learn the advantages of belonging to the Caring Collaborative . Then preview the great TTN programs coming up soon: Are You Sleeping? and People & Passions, and read  Did you Miss These? to learn what savvy TTNers were up to last month. But first, check out the latest installment of Feeling Older? Puleeze .

Karen Gens, Newsletter Editor & The Caring Collaborative Council
Feeling Older? Puleeze.
Being Resilient When Bad Things Happen

Amy Epstein, 6 Year Member

“Resilience” was a timely subject discussed in my TTN peer group. Of the 9 of us, 3 had recently had some difficult experiences. We all were very concerned for friends and the realization that any of us could be in similar circumstances: to receive an alarming medical diagnosis, a potentially life-changing fall or a middle-of-the-night medical event... Read More 
Getting Organized - Taking The First Steps

Sharon Lowenheim

When people learn that I am a Certified Professional Organizer®, the response is usually, “Boy, I could really use you!” It’s a universal feeling that the things we own are taking over our lives. (Even I feel that way sometimes). The longer you live, the more stuff you accumulate. When you are ready to regain control, what are the most important steps to take... Read More
Urgent Care
When Is It Right For Me?

Barbara Stahura, 3 Year Member
In my neighborhood, it is impossible to take a short walk without passing multiple signs proclaiming Urgent Care. Do you know when an Urgent Care Center may be the best and less expensive choice and when it is not a wise choice? ... Read More
Guaranteed to Make You Smile (Dental Insurance & Low Cost Care)
Shirley Petersen, 10 Year Member
Barbara Alpern 4, Year Member

Some dental plans now cover implants!! Who knew dental insurance could be cost effective? 
Like many of us, I've taken my teeth for granted. As I got older, I had some issues... Read More

Barbara Stahura, 3 Year Member Shawndra Card-Grant

Caring Collaborative's goal is to promote healthy independence by assisting each other during temporary disability, building friendships, and promoting assistance among members. You may be one of the 360 members who attended a Caring Collaborative Orientation, but are you an active CC member? ... Read More
CC Neighborhood Group Reports

Victoria Weill-Hagai,
7 Year Member

Neighborhood Groups continue to grow and be one of the most important parts of the Caring Collaborative.

At our meetings we share and learn from each other about topics that contribute to our well-being. Read what Neighborhood Groups have been talking about and valuable health tips... Read More
A Caring Collaborative Presentation

Have a problem falling asleep at night? Does travel upset your sleep cycle? Are you waking up and staying up in the middle of the night? 
Join us on March 22nd for an informative and interactive program on the importance of sleep for your body, and how to deal with ... Read More
People & Passions –
 Bring Yourself and a Guest

People and Passions - a favorite TTN Signature event is back on April 7th! Learn about, join, or become re-acquainted with the many interesting Special Interest Groups (SIG's) and Transitional Peer Groups (TPG's) that make TTN so very unique.
This is a FREE event….So why not bring a potential member as your guest.... Read More
Were You There, or Did You Miss These?

Sally Dougan, 15 Year Member

Financial & Estate Planning- 2/8
Topics which are on the mind of many TTNers – especially since the passage of the new tax codes! The detail and wealth of information estate planning, wills, POAs, health care proxies, and elder care legal issues... Read More
A Warm Welcome to Our New Members

Beverly Bennis
Patricia Carlin
Amy Fowkes
Mary Hirdt
Ina Kramer
Vivian Kroman
Natalie Schwartzberg
Laura Sherman
Shirley Thaler