The Caring Times appears quarterly in place of the chapter newsletter
On behalf of the Caring Collaborative Council, we hope you enjoy the Spring 2019 issue of the Caring Times!

Don’t miss these articles:
  • Amy Epstein’s article: “It’s Like Having 385 Friends”
  • “10 Books for Us to Read Now” - Article by Sally Wendkos Olds
  • Naomi Goodhart’s Article, “Joint Replacement of Hips and Knees”
  • “NYC Caring Collaborative Makes the News” 
  • Programs presented in February by TTN and partners

And be sure to check out:
  • Our upcoming TTN events
  • Winter Neighborhood Group reports
  • Caring Collaborative Members’ Do’s & Don’ts chart
  • Sally Dougan's In Case You Missed It

Barbara Alpern, Chair, Caring Collaborative
Karen Gens & The Caring Collaborative Council
Newsletter Editors
Shawndra Card-Grant, Production Editor

Amy Epstein,
7 Year Member

Not infrequently, I’ll meet up with an old friend who wants to catch up or with someone I don’t know that well who wants to talk about my interests and what I do in retirement. What usually follows at some point in these discussions is a description of TTN and particularly of the Caring Collaborative program  ... MORE 
Sally Wendkos Olds,
8 Year Member
(Published in January 2,2019 issue of NYCityWoman)

Will Schwalbe was a voracious reader who spent the last two years of his mother’s life sharing books with her. After her death he wrote the bestselling The End of Your Life Book Club. Here he chooses ten important books for us and tells why ... MORE

Naomi E. Goodhart, 
3 Year Member

I spoke with four Caring Collaborative members about their experiences with their knee or hip replacements. Find out all about their experiences and their best advice .... MORE

Barbara Stahura,
4 Year Member

Many of you have seen Judith Graham’s article “When Needs Arise, These Older Women Have One Another’s Backs” published in Kaiser Health News on December 20, 2018. In case you missed it... MORE

Victoria Weill-Hagai,
7 Year Member

Do you know the Do’s and Don’ts regarding giving and receiving help joining a CC Neighborhood Group, advice, and privacy?... MORE

Victoria Weill-Hagai,
7 Year Member

Neighborhood Groups (NG) continue to grow and be one of the most important parts of the Caring Collaborative. Read what NGs have been talking about and gain valuable health tips... MORE 
Sally Dougan,
15 Year Member

Freezing weather, sleet nor snow kept TTNers from exploring the city or making deeper connections with each other. Take a peek at some of TTN’s February events... MORE

A Warm Welcome to Our
New Members

Patrica Baxter, Nancy Davidoff Kelton, Elizabeth Fougner
Jill Friedlander, Joyce Grossman, Barbara Haimowitz
Debbie Indyk, Patricia Jordan, Susan Karlin,
Susan Lucks, Maria-Liisa Lydon, Gerrie Nussdorf
Amy Rosenberg, Roberta Russell, Robin Rutherford
Sheila Stone, Maria Villamizar, Florie Wachtenheim
Christine Wildman