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Art Fair and Fundraiser

Please Come Join Us for the Project FIND Art Fair and Fundraiser. Doors open at 11 in the morning -- there will be art and jewelry for sale -- and in the afternoon we will have music with pianists and light jazz vocalists!  Come on by -- it's gonna be a great day!

West 71st Street at the Corner of Columbus!

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Geeking out in the golden years


old-people-web-designing-02.jpgIn the first known study of older adults learning computer programming, Guo outlines his reasons: People are living and working longer. This is a growing segment of the population, and it's severely underserved by learn-to-code intiatives, which usually target college students and younger. Guo wants to change that. He would like this in-demand skill to become more broadly accessible.

"Computers are everywhere, and digital literacy is becoming more and more important," said Guo,

 


Hamilton Mystery Boat

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"Ahoy, Mateys!"  -- spotted over the weekend in the lobby of Project FIND's Hamilton House!  

Is The Unsinkable Molly Brown moving in?

Did someone get a memo on rising water levels we should know about?

Are freelance pirates working on the UWS on weekends

Share your theories in the comments box after the jump

 


Political Polarization Growing Most Among Older Adults

bowling_edited-2.jpgEconomists from Stanford and Brown report that the age group most likely to have grown more polarized in political beliefs in recent years was the over-65 set


Keep Your Old Dog Healthy

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When my dog Toby was 11, I checked out a book on anti-aging for dogs from the library. I left to run a few errands and returned later to a grisly scene.  I found the mangled book on the floor, cover gnawed off, two chapters torn apart and puncture wounds to the appendix.