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...
The Bond of a Grandmother and Grandson

The Bond of a Grandmother and Grandson

If you were to ask Mary what she enjoys most or what makes her who she is, she would likely respond saying, “Helping people is what I do best”. This comes as no surprise given the tremendous time and energy that she has poured into helping others navigate the trials...
Marguerite Jumps from 13,500ft

Marguerite Jumps from 13,500ft

On October 26th, 90-year-old Marguerite Miller jumped from 13,500ft alongside Red Bull skydiving professionals Amy Chmelecki and Sean MacCormac, simultaneously fulfilling her dream to parachute out of a plane and honoring the lives of those she helped protect many...
Diane and Lorraine Embrace their Amish Heritage

Diane and Lorraine Embrace their Amish Heritage

What does it mean to be Amish?  This is a question that most of us will never ask ourselves, as there are only about 250,000 Amish people in North America.  However, most of us will wonder about our heritage. We can order a DNA kit for detailed descriptions of family...
Jackie Joins an Archaeological Dig

Jackie Joins an Archaeological Dig

Jacqueline “Jackie” was born in England in 1931.  Fascinated by the long history around her – from the Stonehenge to the Stone circles, Jackie developed an appreciation for the past that matured into a desire to one day discover a piece of history herself.   In...