Monthly Archives: August 2015

  • wes craven 2012, died august 30 2015, american screenwriter, horror movie director, horror movie producer, actor, 1970s movies, the last house on the left, the hills have eyes, swamp thing, 1980s horror films, 1980s television series, freddys nightmares, nightmare on elm street, scream movies, music of the heart director, 2000s movie director, red eye director, pornographic film director, sean s cunningham, septuagenarian, senior citizen, 50+

    Veteran horror movie director, producer, screenwriter and actor Wes Craven has died at the age of 76 on August 30, 2015 from brain cancer. Best known for his Scream, The Hills Have Eyes, and Nightmare on Elm Street movie series, Craven specialized in horror movies. (Wes Craven 2010 Photo: Bob Bekian | Wikimedia CC 2.0) Born […]

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  • van morrison 1972, irisn singer, songwriter, musician, 1970s rock music, 1970s hit singles

    8 vintage live tunes from 70 year old septuagenarian Van Morrison – Gloria, Brown Eyed Girl, Moondance, Into the Mystic, Domino, Bright Side of the Road, Someone Like You, Keep it Simple.   (Van Morrison 1972 Album Cover Photo: Piano Piano! | Flickr Some rights reserved) Born August 31, 1945, baby boomer Van (George Ivan) Morrison […]

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  • senior citizen best friends, senior citizen ladies, steve harvey, 100 years old, best friends, pop culture, bell telephone, grow older

    Irene and Alice are two senior citizen ladies – each 100 years old and best friends for 94 years – that have lots to say about today’s pop culture; among other things, they mourn the loss of good old “Bell telephone”, replaced by cell phones. Is there anything more important as we grow older than […]

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  • golf course, moose on the loose, fall golfing, retired, senior golfers, golfer news, golf courses elk, moose on the 18th fairway, moosehead beer, seniors, 50+, retirees, autumn golfing

    Looking forward to getting fit, enjoying some fall golfing? Combine it with a road trip and see some sights now that you’re retired? Looks like Colorado golf courses can offer up some pretty spectacular golf and scenery, complete with wildlife while you golf. Senior golfers, bring your cameras! According to Colorado Golfer News (original images […]

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  • julie entwistle, entwistle power occupational therapy, ancaster, occupational therapist, older adults, seniors, senior citizens, mature adults, kitchen safety for seniors, tips on kitchen safety, hidden hazards for seniors, kitchen safety hazards, improve independence

    I think I spend about three hours a day in my kitchen. Just when I get a meal or snack prepared, served and cleaned-up, it seems to be time to eat again. I guess that is the norm for busy families that are constantly on the go. Yet, while the kitchen is one of the […]

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  • home improvement or dyi disaster, retire, retirement, seniors, 50+, retirees, baby boomers, dyi expert, home repair expert, home repair, home reno, diy home repair, home improvement video clips, home renovations, fixing stuff around the house, fixing appliances, fixing computers, fixing leaky faucets, fixing toilets, upgrading fixtures, complete home renovations

    A reader wrote into “Dear Ellie” about her recently retired husband tackling fix-it jobs around the house. Q. My husband’s driving me crazy. He thinks he knows what he’s doing when it comes to gardening, cleaning, etc., but he’s made everything worse. The grass is burned from too much fertilizer, he’s ripped out wonderful plants, […]

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  • sean connery 2008, senior citizen, worlds sexiest senior, octogenarian

    Sean Connery Part 2 of 2 – World’s Sexiest Man, Senior  (Sean Connery 1971 Diamonds Are Forever Photo: Rob Mieremet | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Leaving the James Bond franchise behind him, in the early 1970’s Sean Connery went on to star in movies like: The Anderson Tapes (1971) co-starring Dyan Cannon, Martin Balsam, Alan King, […]

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  • Sean Connery Part 1 – The Bond Years Sir (Thomas) Sean Connery was born on August 25, 1930 in Edinburgh, Scotland; his father’s parents had emigrated from Ireland.  The family was not wealthy, and Tommy as he was usually called, left school early at age 13 to work – something a lot of seniors born […]

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  • dick van dyke show, cast, dick van dyke, rob petrie, rose marie, morey amsterdam, carl reiner

    Q1. The Dick Van Dyke Show won 15 Emmy Awards during it’s 5-year run from 1961 to 1966. How many of them were for the show’s creator and supporting actor Carl Reiner? Q2. In the 2004 reunion movie The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited, which of the original primary cast members – Dick Van Dyke, […]

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  • do something for seniors, social change for seniors, improve the lives of seniors, seniors mental health, senior citizens, age 65 or older, seniors anxiety, seniors depression

    Do Something is a unique organization which targets young people interested in effecting social change, by running campaigns to positively impact causes. They’ve run quite a few campaigns to stimulate ideas and action to help improve the lives and mental health of seniors. Here’s are the top 3 factoids (from a list of 11) that […]

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