Capture the Moment: Jose

José Grant became a pilot shortly after World War I, having been inspired by an uncle who was one of the first people to fly around the world. During World War II, he flew high-ranking military and political figures to their destinations as part of his job with TWA, and when the war ended, he […]

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Capture the Moment: Marion

At 94, Marion Grassi of the Kendal Continuing Care Retirement Community in Hanover, NH, thrives in her daily activities of exercise, visiting friends, reading to the blind, and engaging in interesting discussions. She believes in being productive and doing things for other people. What’s your philosophy? Tell us about it in the comments below!

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Capture the Moment: Clarence

At 105 years old, Clarence Griffith is north Texas’ oldest volunteer. Every week, he drives his own car to Baylor University Medical Center to volunteer his time to help patients and comfort families. His drive to volunteer began when he was 94 years old. He was a patient at Baylor, receiving a triple bypass, and […]

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National Assisted Living Week

It’s National Assisted Living Week, where we celebrate those served by assisted living communities. This year’s theme, which runs from September 9 – 15, is “Capture the Moment.” The National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) is hoping that this theme will inspire residents to seize the day and realize their dreams as well as reflect […]

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Attitudes in Aging, Part II: Personal

“You’re only as old as you feel.” Sophia Petrillo If you forget something, do you automatically assume it’s because of your age, or do you believe you forgot for another reason, such as being distracted? How you answer that question may have a profound impact on your overall health. In our first article, we briefly […]

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