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NEW E-PROGRAM HELPS UNEMPLOYED MICHIGAN BABY BOOMERS FIND NEW CAREERS
February 13, 2010 2:06 PM ET
With Michigan’s high unemployment rate and retraction in the auto industry, many former autoworkers are scrambling to find new career paths and a way to transfer skill sets from one industry to the next.
PETA JOINS 50PLUSPRIME, PROMOTES ANIMAL RIGHTS TO BOOMERS
December 10, 2008 1:24 PM ET
50PlusPrime is happy to welcome People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), to its online space for baby boomers.
BAKING DIABETIC TREATS & HELPING KIDS
December 2, 2008 1:29 PM ET
50PlusPrime.com has launched its newest service for baby boomers, and it combines freshly baked cakes and cookies, diabetic treats, and a commitment to helping kids develop culinary skills.
TEXAS ILLUSTRATOR JOINS 50PLUSPRIME FAMILY
December 1, 2008 11:38 AM ET
Bobby Gombert is an illustrator, designer, and creative development specialist. He has been owner of Design G Productions for the past 12 years.
50PLUSPRIME AND FOX 2
September 1, 2008 12:41 PM ET
There are about 76 million baby boomers living in the United States.
OUR NEW BRAND: 50PLUSPRIME
September 1, 2008 12:04 PM ET
Maria Madeline Project, Inc., has launched its new brand, as the corporation expands its commitment to baby boomers and their parents.
ESP PREMIUM SERVICES LAUNCHED
April 17, 2008 5:44 PM ET
A new baby boomer service called ESP Premium is now available at ESP.
50 PLUS TV AVAILABLE ACROSS MICHIGAN
April 10, 2008 10:09 AM ET
Baby boomers throughout Michigan can now watch TV reports that focus specifically on topics, issues and resources for their age group.
50 PLUS TV TO FOCUS ON BABY BOOMER ISSUES
November 22, 2007 12:36 PM ET
On Monday, December 10, 2007, 50 Plus TV premieres at www.experienceseniorpower.com. 50 Plus TV is programming for people 50 and older. Each report features an in-depth look at a specific topic, researching below the headline to provide baby boomers the detail necessary to make informed decisions.
CYBER SENIORS TAPS EXPERIENCESENIORPOWER WITH $300,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING
December 15, 2005 12:15 PM ET
Three-thousand teenagers and senior citizens, many of whom are disadvantaged, are being taught computer and job skill together in 15 locations in the states of Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Pennsylvania, New York and Wisconsin.
$370,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR ESP
September 24, 2003 7:37 AM ET
At-Risk Children & Disadvantaged Senior Learn Computer Skill Together & Bridge Digital Divide
St. Vincent de Paul Taps ExperienceSeniorPower with $370,000 in Federal Funding
DEARBORN SCHOOLS OKS ESP FOR STUDENT JOBS
June 21, 2003 2:20 PM ET
Dearborn Schools Adult and Community Education goes hi-tech in assisting young and old. And, it's tapped Maria Madeline Project's ExperienceSeniorPower to help it along.
ST. JOHN MACOMB HOSPITAL PARTNERS WITH MMP; LOCAL SENIOR CITIZENS "SURF THE WEB."
June 14, 2003 12:07 PM ET
OK grandparents! Here's your chance to show your grandchildren they're not the only ones who know a thing or two about email and "surfing the 'net!"
MMP SUPPORTS GOLF OUTING TO BENEFIT DISABLED
March 31, 2003 2:14 PM ET
Maria-Madeline Project encourages its friends to support the 3rd Annual Golf Outing benefiting P.A.L.S, Inc., and its ongoing work to meet the needs of the developmentally disabled.
WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT EMBRACES ESP
October 10, 2002 3:27 PM ET
It's a new twist in teaching the young to respect the aged. Through ExperienceSeniorPower (ESP), Maria-Madeline Project's award-winning intergenerational computer program, Wayne County Community College District and St. Clare of Montefalco Elementary School are asking children and senior citizens swap their traditional roles. In this case, St. Claire's computer lab is witness to a new tradition.
FEDERAL FUNDING ENSURES ESP TEACHES DETROIT'S DISADVANTAGED
October 7, 2002 5:18 PM ET
Disadvantaged children will learn the benefits of computer technology, now that federal funding has been awarded Detroit's Catholic Archdiocese for ExperienceSeniorPower (ESP) programming.
OLHSA, MMP PARTNER & BENEFIT TWO GENERATIONS
October 7, 2002 4:56 PM ET
Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA) goes hi-tech in assisting young and old. And, it's counting on Maria-Madeline Project's ExperienceSeniorPower to help it along.
HENRY FORD CC PARTNERS WITH MMP
October 7, 2002 4:45 PM ET
Children do the teaching while their "senior citizen students" do the learning! It’s an innovative approach to bridging the generations. Clearly, the roles are reversed. But, the benefits are profound. Central to all of it is a computer.
ESP MOVES INTO THIRD STATE, OHIO JOINS MICHIGAN AND TEXAS
June 26, 2002 1:52 PM ET
Zandex Health Care Corporation of Zansville, Ohio encourages children to teach senior citizens how to use computers. The Apartments at Cedar Hill is the first Ohio location to collaborate with MMP's ExperienceSeniorPower.
MICHIGAN JUDGE PARTNERS WITH MMP TO ASSIST TROUBLED TEENS
June 25, 2002 7:57 AM ET
Troy District Judge Michael A. Martone says ExperienceSeniorPower is an ideal fit for court ordered community service. He sees senior citizens as key to teaching right from wrong.
UNITED AUTO WORKERS & FORD MOTOR COMPANY EXPERIENCESENIORPOWER
August 23, 2001 12:00 PM ET
Retirees from Ford Motor Company and the United Auto Workers are going back to school. But their classroom is nothing like you’ve ever seen. Sure, children are involved. In fact, elementary, middle, high school and even college students will participate. But, here’s the twist. The students are the teachers! They’ll teach retirees how to use computers.
MICHIGAN COUNTY EXECUTIVE FUNDS ESP
July 6, 2001 11:00 AM ET
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson will lead a red ribbon ceremony officially kicking off ExperienceSeniorPower classes at the county’s medical care facility. ExperienceSeniorPower is an intergenerational computer curriculum utilizing children to teach senior citizens how to use computers. Patterson’s support means children from local schools and the county’s Children’s Village will be able to teach the basics of computer technology to senior residents at the county’s 100-bed nursing home.
MI CONGRESSMAN JOHN CONYERS APPLAUDS ESP
April 5, 2001 12:00 PM ET
Michigan Congressman John Conyers backs ExperienceSeniorPower as an enriching intergenerational program. In ESP, the congressman sees benefit for both senior citizens and children.
MICHIGAN SENIOR CENTER TO EXPERIENCESENIORPOWER
March 28, 2001 12:00 PM ET
Ameritech Grant Helps Bring Children Together with Senior Citizens. Eastpointe Senior Center is now home to ExperienceSeniorPower, as children teach senior citizens how to use computers. The senior center is the first municipal site in the US to adopt the nationally-acclaimed ExperienceSeniorPower. Program costs are underwritten through a collaborative effort of the Eastpointe Community Chest Networking Forum, the City of Eastpointe and Ameritech Corporation, which has provided funding through a $4,000 grant.
DETROIT'S STAPLETON CENTER TO EXPERIENCESENIORPOWER
February 13, 2001 12:00 PM ET
Fifty-six senior citizens living at Stapleton Center on Detroit’s eastside will look to children for computer lessons. That’s because Stapleton is the latest US facility to adopt ExperienceSeniorPower, Maria-Madeline Project’s critically-acclaimed curriculum where children teach seniors how to use computers.
NBC TV AFFILIATE BROADCASTS EXPERIENCESENIORPOWER
January 4, 2001 12:00 PM ET
Deaf children and deaf senior citizens enjoy “fifteen minutes of fame” when WDIV-TV 4, Detroit covers the grand opening of ExperienceSeniorPower at St. John Deaf Center.
HEARTHSTONE ASSISTED LIVING OF TEXAS & MMP JOIN FORCES
August 14, 2000 12:00 PM ET
Senior citizens living at Hearthstone at Cottonwood in Temple, Texas will ExperienceSeniorPower with children from the community. Today, Houston-based Hearthstone Assisted Living and Michigan-based Maria-Madeline Project signed a three-year contract assuring children and senior citizens begin lasting friendships through time shared on the Internet.
DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY ADOPTS ESP
July 31, 2000 12:00 PM ET
Davenport University has agreed to underwrite all ExperienceSeniorPower costs at a Plymouth, Michigan youth and family center. The agreement emphasizes computer learning in bringing together three generations to build friendships. In an innovative twist for university students, class credit will be awarded for participation in ExperienceSeniorPower.
MMP BUILDS COMMUNITY THROUGH RELIGIOUS ISSUES FORUM
July 15, 2000 12:00 PM ET
Maria-Madeline Project, Inc. launches a religious issues forum at www.mariamadeline.com to foster respect amid cultural and spiritual differences. Partners include the Dearborn, Michigan-based Islamic House of Wisdom, the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and the Detroit Catholic Archdiocese.
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY NEWMAN CENTER FUNDS ESP
June 28, 2000 12:00 PM ET
Senior citizens, university and elementary students together will ExperienceSeniorPower, thanks to the commitment of Wayne State University’s Newman Center. The funding agreement emphasizes computer learning in bringing together three generations to build friendships. In an innovative twist for university students, class credit will be awarded for participation in ExperienceSeniorPower.
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