Accessibility in Hollywood: “A Quiet Place”

“A Quiet Place” is undoubtedly a horror film. The basic premise is that grasshopper-esque monsters have killed off most of humanity. But for the hard-of-hearing, an unusually quiet movie may seem like an extra layer of nightmare, given that they already struggle with...

Ageless: More Than Just a Hashtag

We’re guessing that not very many older adults read “Cosmo.” But the folks over at Cosmopolitan headquarters have an important message for aging women, and they’re not alone. Women’s Health just featured an article called “The Good Wrinkle,” which focuses on...

Financial Planning for Older Adults

By Michele Reitan, Business Office Manager Retirement is an exciting next chapter of our lives, full of the promise of relaxation and opportunities for volunteering, family time, travel, and fun. However later retirement sometimes comes with new challenges and...

March Historical Happy Hour

We were so thrilled to have a speaker from Greater Portland Landmarks visit us and give a wonderful presentation on Charles Quincy Clapp! Though he was considered an “amateur” architect, Clapp designed some of the most recognizable buildings in Portland....

Spring Has Sprung!

It’s officially spring. We can’t wait to see new blooms in our gardens soon! All of us at Seventy-Five State Street also wish to express our appreciation to Jill Bock and Peter Monro. They have given many years of dedicated volunteer service in our...

The Importance Of Friendship

New research has found that friendships become increasingly important to one’s happiness and health across the lifespan. In fact, they are actually a stronger predictor of health and happiness than relationships with family members. “Friendships become even more...