seniors got talent

Whether you’ve been singing since you were a kid or just took up the tuba a few years ago, we believe your talent is meant to be shared … no matter what your age. That’s why Seniors Guide created SENIORS GOT TALENT, an online competition where those age 55 and older can share their gifts…

rocker granny

Just because you have some grandkids and a few wrinkles doesn’t mean you have to give up your dreams and aspirations … whatever they may be. Just ask Mary Ho. In August, the 81-year-old from Singapore played a mean electric guitar for 25,000-plus spectators at the country’s annual National Day Parade. As a child, Mary…

baddie winkle

In case you thought Instagram was just for the young, one 89-year-old great-grandmother is proving otherwise. “Baddie Winkle”, a sassy octogenarian has more than 3 million followers, companies paying her to promote their products in her posts, and everyone, young and old alike, positively entranced by the bold, slightly irreverent persona that she’s created. Three…

This week’s Seniors Got Talent flashback comes from our 2013 contest sponsor, Brookdale Senior Living.  This entry was submitted highlighting dancers from their community event, Brookdale Seniors Know They Can Dance. This particular event took place in North Carolina and featured residents and dance professionals. Ready for this year’s Seniors Got Talent?  View Videos and…

seniors got talent flashback

This week’s Seniors Got Talent Flashback fromes from Harbour Manor & The Lodge in Noblesville, Indiana.  They submitted this video for our 2011 Seniors Got Talent.  Based on a joke from a resident, both staff and residents acted out the story as a skit. This was definitely a highlight from that year! Watch videos from…

cruise ship

Home Sweet Cruise Ship At the end of a cruise, if you’ve ever been tempted to squeeze yourself into the closet of your cabin so you didn’t have to get off the ship, we have some good news for you. You don’t have to become a stowaway to live this vacation-like existence fulltime. In fact,…

grandma

Recently, I asked my college roommate, who is called “Ducky” by her four adorable grandkids, why they don’t call her “Grandma.” We were at a gathering of her family, and her brother happened to be standing nearby. She turned to him and said, “Remember what our Grandmas looked and acted like? I’m just not that…

travel

No matter how old you are, there’s usually that one place on your travel bucket list that you still haven’t made it to yet.  For me, it’s Australia and New Zealand. For my 81-year-old aunt, it’s New Orleans, which is significantly closer but probably feels just as out of reach at her age. But just…

influential

We are definitely the masters of our fate, as poet William Ernest Henley wrote more than a century ago. But in life, there are countless other people who, through their support or example, may push us down a different path or at least nudge us to get moving in the first place. Have you ever…

smartphone

Popular culture often portrays technology users as young people, but with the rise of smartphones, technology use among older Americans is growing. At the end of 2016, 60.7 percent of baby boomers owned a smartphone, a number that climbed past 70 percent among boomers in the 50 to 59 age bracket, according to AARP. Nearly…

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