Generations columnist for The Herald-Palladium

Looking for – and finding – bright spots in this upside-down world can be a little difficult right now, but it’s one of the things that has kept me going this last year.

A couple of weeks ago, on a cold and windy April day, I found almost 100 bright spots, and I’m still smiling about all of them.

Pat Arter is senior volunteer program director of Region IV Area Agency on Aging in Southwest Michigan. Questions on age or independence services? Call the Info-Line for Aging & Disability at 800-654-2810 or visit areaagencyonaging.org. The Generations column appears each weekend in The Herald-Palladium.