Inspiring Creativity in Assisted Living: The 2013 ALFA Art Showcase

Another year, another national art showcase open for submissions. Announcing the 2013 contest from the Assisted Living Federation of America, in which senior living residents from across the country are invited to submit photos of original artwork with a chance to ...

 
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10 Amazing Centenarians and Why They Inspire Us to Reach for 100+

Living to 100 may be more common than it was 100 years ago, but that doesn’t make it any less amazing.

Just how common is reaching 100 and beyond? The Census Bureau says the U.S. is home to the largest number ...

 
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Why Boomer Marshall Ulrich Just Keeps Running

This summer, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing ultra marathoner/extreme athlete Marshall Ulrich. Many thanks to Mr. Ulrich for taking time out of what readers will soon learn to be a very, very busy (but thrilling) schedule.  I’...

 
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#ElderCareChat 8/12/11 Recap: Why We Love Elders

Since our inaugural forum in November 2010, the #ElderCareChat following has gained tremendous momentum.  We’re thrilled to announce that our most recent discussion – held on Wednesday, August 10th – had 84 participants! Thank you to all who attended, and especially to those ...

 
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Documentary Stars Extraordinary 93-Year-Old New Yorker

I found out about this gorgeous lady among the many elegant elders featured on the Advanced Style blog, a site subtitled as “proof from the wise and silver-haired set that personal style advances with age”.

Now 93, Mimi Weddell was named ...

 
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