Category: Featured Stories

A Lesson in the Presidential Process

June 21, 2016

It was interesting that Donald Trump’s 70th birthday fell on the same day as Don Robinson’s talk in our Glenmeadow Learning series about the history of the American primary system. Don, a political historian and retired Smith College government professor, made note of Trump’s special day as he opened his talk, “Presidential Challenge: An Historical […]

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Residents Open Their Homes, Hearts

June 9, 2016

Stanford “Stan” Cohen sees retirement as another phase of life, another new and exciting career of sorts. He thinks this stage should begin at 75, not 85, and he feels that Glenmeadow is the perfect place to be employed. There are no burdens at Glenmeadow, such as caring for a home or cooking three meals […]

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The Spring Sky at Night

May 24, 2016

The night sky is vast, ancient and full of information for those who are paying attention. These were some of the many tidbits of knowledge our participants took away from “Astronomical Appeal: The Splendors of the Spring Sky at Night,” a Glenmeadow Learning program offered in partnership with the Springfield Museums Planetarium on May 20. […]

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‘Right at Home Here Right Away’

May 16, 2016

Patricia “Pat” Smith raised three children in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, and lived there for over 50 years with her late husband, G. Wayne Smith. She was deeply involved at First Baptist Church and the local hospital as a volunteer. She played bridge with friends. She was a member of groups that raised funds for education and […]

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