by Megan Frame, Membership Coordinator

As PRIM&R’s membership coordinator, one of my priorities is assessing how we can serve and support our membership community. This past May PRIM&R members were asked to complete the 2013 Membership Services Survey to evaluate our services and benefits and let us know what they needed from PRIM&R.

On the whole, members reported they were very glad to be a part of PRIM&R. Eighty-eight percent of [...] Read more


by Joan Rachlin, Executive Director

Today marks one month since the heartbreaking and horrific Marathon bombings here in Boston. Some things in the city remain unchanged: the ubiquitous springtime walks for worthy charities and important organizations are taking place—safely—each weekend, U-Haul and Budget trucks clog the streets in neighborhoods with high student density as college kids decamp for home and/or jobs elsewhere, and white sails are starting to dot the Charles River.

A lot of things are different, though, from that bright Marathon-morning when the trees were still bare, and excitement and energy were in [...] Read more


by Joan Rachlin, JD, MPH, Executive Director

The year was 1975—Saturday Night Live premiered, the Oscar-winning Best Picture One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest was drawing people to the movie theaters, and the first VCRs were developed, allowing us to watch our favorite shows and films at home. Saigon fell, and the Apollo soared into space for a link-up with the Soviet spacecraft, the Soyuz. [...] Read more