Carbondale Age-Friendly Community Initiative

  • Locations: News Published

    Human-Nature Garden to land on Rio Grande

    The Rio Grande Trail only gets more marvelous with age — much like Carbondale residents — and new installments along the ARTway continue its beautification. The Carbondale Age Friendly Community Initiative (CAFCI) is proud to announce its upcoming contribution to the pedestrian pathway. 

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  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Mature Content: It (still) takes a village

    By Dorothea Farris

    This month’s columnist came to Carbondale in 1960 when there was a population of 612.  Since then, she has served on no less than 40 boards, commissions, and task forces. She has taught and counseled students in public and private schools, written articles and

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  • Locations: Columns Published

    Mature Content: A miracle in the Bronx

    By Ron Kokish

    Of course there’s a Santa Claus. I saw him up close in the Bronx, in 1959, in the employee bathroom at Alexander’s Department Store. We stood silently, as men do at adjoining urinals, finished our business and returned to our work: he to the Children’s Department on… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Mature Content: Not-so-special needs

    The Carbondale (AARP) Age-Friendly Community Initiative (CAFCI) works to help make Carbondale friendlier for people of all ages. Sue Zislis, a retired physical therapist, is a member of Senior Matters’ Board of Directors and CAFCI’s steering committee. Promoting Universal Design principles has been a rewarding part of her career. –Ron… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    From a great granddaughter

    When things go as we want, our last developmental task is making sense of the life we lived, weaving that sense into something approaching wisdom and passing it along to the generations following us. Now, it is their privilege and obligation to lead. We have moved to the rear,read more →