Aging Unbound

Aging Unbound: Maxa Schutzbank Berid

Maxa Schutzbank Berid, 81, has explored the vastness of our world with an unwavering passion. Her travels have taken her to exotic destinations such as Tibet, Bhutan, and much of Africa. From traversing European landscapes to hiking mountains in the Annapurna Circuit,...

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Aging Unbound: Glenn Stewart

When Glenn Stewart embarked on his post-retirement journey in 2003, he had no intention of becoming just another runner. He aspired to be the very best, not only in his personal running achievements but also in making a positive impact on his community. A...

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Aging Unbound: Rhina Espaillat

It’s safe to say Rhina Espaillat, a self-proclaimed Trekkie, has lived long and prospered in the literary world.  Over nine decades of writing, the Newburyport resident has published 21 books, won numerous awards, and later this fall, Boston College will dedicate...

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Aging Unbound: Grace Gullotti

Have you ever heard the one about the two women who met at the quilting museum?  If not, we’ve got you covered.  This is the story of Grace Gullotti, co-founder of the Billerica Spools Quilting Club and dedicated civil servant. At 88, she continues to give...

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Aging Unbound: Leslie Dube

Leslie Dube got a later start in the world of volunteering, but maybe that’s because she was waiting for her perfect calling.  It just so happens that calling came shortly after she moved into North Village, part of the Chelmsford Housing Authority, about 11...

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Aging Unbound: Ed Arsenault

Sometimes it’s easy to take for granted how important some of the simplest things in life are, such as walking.That has not been lost on Ed Arsenault, 86, who delivers about 18 meals a day, five days a week, to those who aren’t as mobile in Haverhill for our Meals on...

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Aging Unbound: Juana Altagracia-Mejia

The desire to help others has been part of Juana Altagracia-Mejia’s life for more than 30 years. Mejia has been volunteering at our monthly Mobile Food Market at the Boys and Girls Club in Lawrence since it launched last summer, but her community activity began at a...

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