In The News

02May

Star Tribune Article

Six months past cancer surgery and nine days shy of her 92nd birthday, Louise Spencer pushed her walker up to the door of the 18-wheeler. She scampered up into the cab — on her own, eschewing the offers of help from onlookers — and plopped down in the driver’s seat behind the giant steering wheel. “It’s bigger than I am,” she said. She listened carefully as Tom Gierok, an instructor in the truck driving program at Minnesota State College Southeast, explained...

02May

Edna SGV Tribune

Nonprofit helps fulfill woman’s dream to rumble on speedway track When Edna Baldwin turned 89, she went hang gliding. when she turned 90, she went sky diving. For her 91st birthday, she wanted to drive arace car, but she couldn’t find a cooperative racetrack.   ...

11Jun

Suddenly 65

Filed under: Uncategorized — admin @ 3:37 pm Finally – An Informative Newsletter Just For Savvy Vital Seniors! If your parents, friends, or family complain they have nothing to do, they need to read Suddenly65.  It’s a FREE weekly e-mail newsletter sent to those over age 60 in the greater SFV area (Burbank up to Westlake Village). As appealing, fun, and informative as it is educational, it contains many interesting and undiscovered resources for that...

30May

Senior Schmooze

Name:                  Jennie Meade Age:                     97 Residence:         Indio, CA Birthday:            August 21 How will you celebrate turning 98? I plan on visiting Washington to see my family. But before I do, there’s something I need to take care of. Is that “something” anything you can share? Check back with me on my birthday and I’ll be happy to share. What do you do for fun? I have made ceramics/figurines my whole life. Even though I have slowed down with that, I continue to work in my Chinese...