Herb Weiss, Pawtucket, R.I. :: published a book, Taking Charge: Collected Stories on Aging Boldly. A collection of columns from The Pawtucket Times and The Woonsocket Call, the book explores a variety of aging issues from pop culture to retirement planning to caregiving. Herb received the AARP Rhode Island’s 2003 Vision Award and the American College of Health Care Administrators Journalism award in 1994 and 1999. In 1997, he won the Distinguished Alumni Award from UNT’s Center for Studies in Aging. He also was identified as one of the “100 Most Influential People” in Long Term Care by McKnight’s LTC News.