Tagged: Larrie Wanberg

Meditation as custom “medication”

Larrie Wanberg Features Editor There is a growing movement nationally in wellness programs in schools, community centers like the YMCA, senior programs, childcare, veteran facilities, and independent living centers. Usually these programs promote nutrition,...

Sandbox for adults

StartupWeekendSB Larrie Wanberg Features Editor How often is it that one can step into a building in an area that once was referred to as the “Funk Zone” and now is a “Tech Frontier”...

Wiggles's Christmas Wish

Wiggles’s Christmas Wish

fiction by Larrie Wanberg It was Christmas morning in a tiny coastal village in central California that had little claim to fame, except that a dog named Wiggles was voted “Mayor” by the residents,...

Atterdag embodies aging the Nordic way

Elderhood in the neighborhood Larrie Wanberg Features Editor Eldercare in the Danish tradition is rooted in hospitality, charm, comfort, and security in a village-type setting, and a “smørgåsbord” of choices for care, style of...

Scandinavian generational model

Elderhood in the neighborhood

The Scandinavian generational model enhances the elderly and communities Larrie Wanberg Features Editor Eight million elderly Americans today are experiencing the continuum of care from retirement homes to independent living, assisted-living, or memory care...

70 years later, the interview concludes

A tribute to Arne Brekke, scholar, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and friend Larrie Wanberg Features Editor It is not often that a friendship from college days lasts a lifetime and comes full circle nearly 70 years...

Thomas Fire

On evacuating—and returning home

Sometimes travel isn’t planned or desired, but having a community eases the struggle Larrie Wanberg Features Editor The unprecedented Thomas Fire on the Central California Coast spread impending anxiety across all generations of those...

Child's Christmas

A Child’s Christmas Prize

Fiction By Larrie Wanberg At Christmas when I was four years old, my parents told me a story from Norway about a family of elves—we called them nisser—who would play tricks on people, sometimes...

Grandparents Day unites families

Modern technology makes honoring grandparents and communicating across generations a breeze this Grandparents Day Larrie Wanberg Features Editor Grandparents Day is September 10—a day of celebration that is commonly practiced opposite of the original...