TRAIL Board members Susan Shullaw and Alex Taylor share TRAIL's history, mission, and future plans during this UI Iowa Aging Summit in September 2020.
Marty thinks of her Full membership in TRAIL as type of long-term care insurance, providing her with needed services -- like yard work -- so she can focus on activities she enjoys. She's invested in TRAIL to help ensure we'll be here to meet future needs as well.
When TRAIL volunteer Dave met TRAIL members Lori and Cheryl, he didn't anticipate that along with providing much-needed services, he'd also gain two very good and grateful friends.
TRAIL member Mary and TRAIL volunteer Pat talk about how they met through TRAIL, discovered some surprising connections, and have become close friends in the process. We love how TRAIL brings people together, even though these two were careful to stay socially distant while making this video!
Allison says a close family member is the inspiration for her work as a TRAIL volunteer. And she's loving it.
Jim is TRAIL's go-to tech expert for members seeking to use, fix, or just better understand their digital devices. We so appreciate his service!
Alex describes why he enjoys volunteering for TRAIL, some of the valuable volunteer services available to TRAIL members, and why he believes TRAIL is such an important community asset.
Jim explains what he and his spouse find most valuable about TRAIL and its service to the community.
David talks about some of the books his group has been reading, and picks a few of his favorites.
Dave Stein, co-owner of Micky's Irish Pub in downtown Iowa City, thanks TRAIL members for their support during COVID-19 and encourages everyone to help boost the local restaurant community through carry-out and delivery. orders
Jason Taylor, executive director of the local Bur Oak Land Trust, recommends some spring hikes for TRAIL members, including the Trust's Turkey Creek Nature Preserve.
Amanda Lensing, who heads the UI Stanley Museum of Art's Senior Living Communities Program, talks about virtual museum programming and other activities available during the COVID-19 crisis.