veteran

In 1949, after the Soviet Union detonated its first atomic bomb, America was in a race with the Soviets to develop a nuclear bomb that was about 1,000 times more powerful—the hydrogen bomb. Two years later, a 19-year-old Air Force Dope and Fabric Technician from Philadelphia, PA, volunteered for a special, top-secret assignment that would…

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…

Remember when George Bush, Sr., celebrated his 90th birthday by jumping out of an airplane? Lest you think that only the rich and famous attempt feats of this scale at such an advanced age, check out a few ordinary seniors who accomplished some pretty amazing things at a time in their lives when most of…

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…

senior living communities

Every day, 10,000 Americans celebrate their 65th birthday. When the last baby boomer reaches that magic age in 2030, 18 percent of the country will be 65 or older. This dramatic demographic shift is having a significant impact all across the country. According to the News & Observer*, Durham County expects its population of those…

calcium

Calcium is essential to maintain bone strength, particularly as we age. But what if you’re lactose-intolerant, vegan, or just not all that keen on milk? Luckily, cows don’t have a corner on the calcium market. Here are some calcium-rich foods that you may have slipped under your radar: Greens. If you love leafy greens like…

legal documents

The following comes to us from Roberson Law in Dayton, Ohio We see a lot of families in our office who cannot assist their loved one who has Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia with financial and health care matters because no one has the legal authority to act on behalf of the loved one. Often by…

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