Mona Learns to Dance Ballet

Mona Learns to Dance Ballet

When she was young, Mona had a dance experience that shook her confidence. But, it also planted a seed in her mind—she wanted to become a great dancer! Even after some studios told her she was too old to take a beginner ballet class, Mona did not give up. Read to discover how Mona took her first ballet lesson at age 80.

Darlene & Matthew Celebrate Their 40th Anniversary in Style

Darlene & Matthew Celebrate Their 40th Anniversary in Style

Wish Stories Darlene & Matthew Celebrate Their 40th Anniversary in Style Birthdays, graduations, weddings, memorials… the list goes on! Honoring the significant moments of our lives is an experience that connects people—across traditions, cultures, geographies, and...
Pat Excavates A Lifelong Dream

Pat Excavates A Lifelong Dream

Traveling 3,000 years into the past, Pat helped with excavation, recording data, and screening sediment. Alongside professional archeologists and researchers, she collected artifacts, bone, and samples that revealed clues about the lives of early people in the region.

Elvira Sees Lady Liberty

Elvira Sees Lady Liberty

The Immigrant Experience … Give me your tired, your poor,Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,I lift my lamp beside the golden door! Inscribed on a plaque at the feet of the...
Joy Takes Art Lessons

Joy Takes Art Lessons

“I will doodle on napkins, tablecloths, and church programs, because art is in my blood. I use art as a way to escape my surroundings. . . . Art makes things beautiful.” – Joy (73) Seventy-three-year-old Joy has loved art ever since she was a child. Her early...
Eleanor Meets and Sees Chris Botti in Concert

Eleanor Meets and Sees Chris Botti in Concert

Ninety-nine-year-old Eleanor is a vibrant light of generosity, kindness and compassion to all who know her, including those in her senior living community. She is constantly taking it upon herself to provide company to disengaged residents, seeking opportunities to...
Marcia’s First Theatrical Performance – Hamilton the Musical

Marcia’s First Theatrical Performance – Hamilton the Musical

“History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.” – B. C. Forbes Marcia, 65, is a woman of drive and integrity who...