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Help comes home

Cambridge residents launch virtual retirement community

By Alice Dembner
Globe Staff / October 20, 2007

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In the space of 15 months, Joan von Mehren's life turned upside down. First her husband of 58 years passed away. Then she needed back surgery. And when that did not fully relieve her difficulty walking, she had a hip replaced. (Full article: 664 words)

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