Gilbert Lavine

Gilbert Lavine

August 8, 2016

Embracing a new phase of life Gilbert Lavine didn’t plan to retire at 61. A native Washingtonian, Gilbert was working as a treasurer at a major…

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Dr. Lorna Hahn

Dr. Lorna Hahn

August 8, 2016

Recession leads to perfect storm It was “a perfect storm,” says Dr. Lorna Hahn. She is referring to three events that conspired to turn her l…

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Ashlea Steiner

Ashlea Steiner

August 8, 2016

Farm to Table Twenty women and men are lined up with reusable bags waiting for the free Fresh Market to open at Iona’s Active Wellness Program …

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Caroline Scully

Caroline Scully

August 8, 2016

Two of us can't do what Iona does It’s hard enough taking care of one parent with a serious illness. Imagine taking care of two — while livin…

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Linda Heaney and Bob Blinn

Linda Heaney and Bob Blinn

July 9, 2016

Love Story Theirs is a love story that began on Christmas Eve, 1989. Linda Heaney and Bob Blinn were married 21/2 years later — the second marr…

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Larry Bell & Michelle Dompierre

Larry Bell & Michelle Dompierre

July 9, 2016

Taking charge, aging well They came together later in life and from different backgrounds. Larry Bell, the son of a popular disc jockey, had a hi…

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Elizabeth Fox

Elizabeth Fox

July 9, 2016

Making voices heard With an average monthly allotment of $119 for seniors living alone, SNAP is a particularly effective tool for addressing hung…

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Stella “Starr” Clarke

Stella “Starr” Clarke

July 9, 2016

Doing her own thing Stella “Starr” Clarke, kept running into the sociable stranger in her Cleveland Park neighborhood. Each time, his message…

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Anjela Mejia de Lopez

Anjela Mejia de Lopez

July 9, 2016

Eating well When Angela Mejia de Lopez retired as professor of ancient history from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, she had big plans which inc…

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Leland Kiang

Leland Kiang

July 9, 2016

Coming together to help others Leland Kiang, who manages and frequently answers Iona’s free Helpline, has a lot of people leaning on him. 2,869…

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