Merrily Orsini is 70 “and proud of it.” She founded Eldercare Solutions in 1981, sold it in 1996, and in 1998 founded Corecubed, which specializes in marketing for aging care companies. She continues to serve as president and CEO of the company and is a well-known conference … [Read more...] about Onward And Upward: How Merrily Orsini Is Using Her Passion To Advocate For Aging Care
Moving to Louisville over 40 years ago to start a family and a bookstore, Carol Besse and her husband are the visionaries behind the local favorite Carmichael’s Bookstore. “One of the first jobs I had was working in a bookstore, and I loved it,” Carol says. Following her … [Read more...] about Carol Besse Talks Books, Birds, and How To Soar Into Retirement.
When Berta Weyenberg was 30, she left her native Cuba with her young sons, Juan and Felix, to begin a new life in the United States. Her older brother, Dr. Juan Polo came to Louisville in 1995 through the U.S. lottery visa program. Berta was chosen through the lottery the … [Read more...] about A Guiding Light: “I’ve been where you are now…”
No plans for retirement for this enthusiastic and energetic woman. Clest Lanier serves as community liaison with the unit at the University of Louisville’s College of Arts and Science Dean’s office that deals with diversity, engagement, culture, and climate. She is one of the … [Read more...] about Clest Lanier discusses future adventures and the changes she hopes to see in Louisville.
Here is a man who definitely puts heart into his art. Over the last 16 years, pediatrician Dr. Ronald Lehocky has fashioned and donated close to 50,000 polymer clay heart pins. All the money (at $10 a pin) goes to support continuing education for the therapists at the Kids Center … [Read more...] about A Doctor With an Artistic Heart