Carolyn Sees Her Treasures Returned

Carolyn Sees Her Treasures Returned

Carolyn, 70, and her husband, Mike, are extraordinary seniors residing in Sharon, Pennsylvania and inspiring testaments to the resiliency of the human spirit. As a busy, working mother, her vision slowly started deteriorating over the years from a genetic eye...
Pat M. visits Carlisle, PA

Pat M. visits Carlisle, PA

Pat M., 86, from Brookdale’s Palma Sola in Bradenton, FL, is described by those who care for her as “an amazing woman who always has everyone’s interest at hand.” Pat grew up as an only child with strong connections with her parents. She is very proud of her Chippewa...
Sherry Reunites with her Mother after 20 years

Sherry Reunites with her Mother after 20 years

Sherry, 74, and her mother Elma, 94, had a very special wish in common: they both longed to see each other after 20 long years apart. Sherry lives in a Brookdale community in Orlando, Florida and Elma resides in her home in Jamestown, Pennsylvania, over 1000 miles...
Joy Visits Hershey’s Chocolate World

Joy Visits Hershey’s Chocolate World

Joy Smith, 79, is extraordinarily resilient. She and her siblings grew up in a children’s home after they were separated from their parents and while her childhood was difficult, she considers her upbringing to have been a “blessing.” Joy views the children’s home as...
Geoffery Returns to Pittsburgh After 70 Years

Geoffery Returns to Pittsburgh After 70 Years

Geoffrey B., 76, of Red Hill, PA, is a courageous veteran, father, and volunteer. His Wish of a Lifetime was to go back to his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA, where he hadn’t been since he was 7 years old. Geoffrey was born in Pittsburgh in 1939. His father, who was an...
Ernest Participates in Mummer’s Day Parade

Ernest Participates in Mummer’s Day Parade

Ernest K., 87, residing at Brookdale Evesham in Voorhees, NJ has always been fascinated by one of America’s oldest traditions: parades. He especially has an interest in the Mummer’s Day Parade, which has been around for over a century and is an East Coast...
Elizabeth Experiences Family History

Elizabeth Experiences Family History

Elizabeth is an 89-year old resident of Woodside Terrace, a Brookdale Community in Red Wood, California, who has always been interested in her family’s history. After traveling from Germany in the 1680s and settling in Pennsylvania, Elizabeth’s father’s family was...
Jean Learns Sign Language

Jean Learns Sign Language

Jean C., 84, of The Devonshire of Mt. Lebanon in Pittsburgh, PA, is charismatic senior who has overcome tremendous obstacles in her life. Jean’s Wish of a Lifetime is to learn sign language. Mother to four, Jean worked hard throughout her life to provide for her...