Gail Returns to the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Gail Returns to the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Gail, 74, of Brookdale Hillside in McMinnville, Oregon, is a retired educator and researcher and an all-around-helper for her community and family. Gail taught and researched horticulture crops for many years with a focus on vegetables, specifically potatoes, a...
Alvin Rides a Boat in Norfolk, VA

Alvin Rides a Boat in Norfolk, VA

Alvin D., 93, from Brookdale Bath in Akron, Ohio, is a proud US veteran. Alvin served in the Navy during WWII and escorted vessels to the British Isles. Although Alvin and his crew were often an easy target for submarine attacks, they were never hit. Alvin said “I...
Ida’s Grandson Visits From Hawaii

Ida’s Grandson Visits From Hawaii

For Ida Mae G., age 99, of Roanoke, VA, family means everything. Growing up on a ranch in North Dakota, Ida Mae was born to a mother who was Sioux Native American and an English father. Because of her heritage, she was placed into an Indian School. Though native...
Annette Visits the National Museum of the Marine Corps

Annette Visits the National Museum of the Marine Corps

Annette, 84, from Brookdale Waxahachie in Waxahachie, Texas, lost her husband, James, in 2014. The two were married for 61 years. A few years ago, Annette and James visited the National Museum of the Marine Corps. They walked the winding brick pathways to the rally...
Marie Reunites with her Two Younger Brothers

Marie Reunites with her Two Younger Brothers

Marie, 83, of Brookdale North Austin, grew up as the middle child in a house full of brothers, four to be exact. Her two older brothers have passed away, but she remains very close to her two younger brothers, who live in different parts of the country. More than...
Ruth Visits the Beach for the First Time

Ruth Visits the Beach for the First Time

Ruth, 80, of Petersburg, West Virginia is a loving senior with a strong faith and love for life. Ruth has never seen the ocean or been to the beach before. Ruth’s Wish of a Lifetime is to visit the ocean and enjoy time on the beach with her family. Ruth grew up in the...
Richard Receives Recognition for His Life Service

Richard Receives Recognition for His Life Service

Richard Pfahler is a well-decorated military man. Lieutenant Pfahler served for twenty six years in the Navy, including three tours in Korea–earning three battle stars for his bravery. Even after his long career in the Navy, Richard stayed involved in the...