resolutions

Every year, you probably make New Year’s resolutions, only to pack them away along with all your holiday decorations come January 2. Goals are beneficial, but only those you can stick with! While you’re downsizing other things in your life, how about downsizing your resolutions too?! Work up to working out. Instead of resolving to…

christmas

If your nerves are frazzled, you haven’t had a decent night’s sleep in a while, and the “all is calm” line in “Silent Night” makes you roll your eyes, you’ve probably let the holidays get to you … again! It’s not too late to make some changes that could ease your anxiety and put the…

ideas for senior tech gifts

Top gifts for the tech fan in your life The grandkids probably aren’t the only ones who’d appreciate a cool gadget or gizmo in their stocking this year. Check out these clever tools that your senior friends and family members will also find functional and even fun! Tile®: Keep Track of Important Items If someone…

fun christmas traditions

My mother picks a different person to read “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus” to the family every Christmas morning, even though there are no Santa believers in our family anymore (or perhaps that’s the point). The night before, my husband’s family gathers for a dinner of pizza and salad, followed by cake, cupcakes…

Halloween is that one day of the year when you have the license to look sexy, scary or utterly silly. No one’s going to blink, much less judge you (but you’re probably past the age when you’d give a hoot anyway!). Whether you’re just greeting trick or treaters at your front door or going to…

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…