Betsy Bean

Betsy Bean completed graduate school at UGA in 1972. She was a school librarian for a year and then became a rock and roll DJ for the next 10. Subsequently, she worked as a reporter for the Atlanta Journal/Constitution, followed by public relations and marketing and newsletter publishing and was, more recently, the downtown development director for the City of Anniston, Ala.
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Just a thought: Tap and step

We Boomers began our journey during the poliovirus epidemics in the 1940s and ‘50s, and today we’re ending it with the coronavirus pandemic. Polio...

CNAs worked through risk. Home care companies scrambled

Linda Stephens, 62, began caregiving at an early age in the tiny town of Siloam in Greene County. As a child, she took care...

Senior trade group finds silver lining in COVID crisis

Members of the Athens Senior Resource Network held their regular monthly meeting today through the meeting platform Zoom. Thirteen members representing home care agencies,...

In This Issue Vol. 3, No. 4

We’re launching The Boomer Directory in March – 48 pages filled with resources for seniors and their families. Be sure to get your business,...

In This Issue Vol. 3, No. 4

Writing and publishing a book is a huge undertaking but there seem to be no end of local boomers who have done it recently....

Athens Places in Peril African American sites lead the list

Melissa Jest, African American Programs Director for the Georgia Historic Preservation Division has worked in three majority-minority cities – Philadelphia, Washington, and Savannah –...

Gay couple reflects on long journey

Frank Scott, 78, and Al Nettleton, 88, have been together 26 years, but both men began their adult lives in heterosexual marriages. Between them,...

In This Issue Vol. 3, No 3

It’s the nature of the publishing business that sometimes we start out in one direction, only to veer off or expand into another direction....

Caregiving: Where to start

Megan Vogt is immersed in the issues of caregiving. As program manager for the Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) at the NE Georgia...

A Lonely Heart

Bloom Where Planted

Just a Thought

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