Natalie Tucker Miller: Enriching life for elders

Natalie Tucker Miller: Enriching life for elders

Natalie Tucker Miller had worked as a nursery school teacher for many years and was well-versed as a storyteller when she came up the with idea of visiting nursing homes and reading to the residents. “I really resist the temptation to make the comparison between children and elders,” she said, “but there is a similarity… Read More »

Melanie Goodman: Helping those who help others

Melanie Goodman: Helping those who help others

Melanie Goodman knows what it’s like to be a service provider to at-risk youth. She once ran a small nonprofit in western Massachusetts that worked with homeless youth, pregnant and parenting teens, and children in foster care. In 1984, she became codirector of Youth Catalytics, which was then called the New England Network for Child,… Read More »

Hank Slauson: Protecting Lake Champlain

Hank Slauson: Protecting Lake Champlain

Lake Champlain has been a destination for Hank Slauson’s family since 1888. In 1921, his family bought a cottage on the Georgia shore across from Savage Island that Slauson still owns. He shares his love of the lake with his wife Jeannie, three children, two stepchildren, and nine grandchildren. That’s why he is happy to… Read More »

Laura Lomas: helping others heal

Laura Lomas: helping others heal

Laura Lomas believes she has always been intuitive. “As a child, you assume everyone is the same,” she said, “but then you learn it’s not the case and you feel odd and push it away.” As she grew older, Lomas decided to embrace her intuition, and eight years ago, she opened Divine Intuitive Healing in… Read More »