Monthly Archives: October 2015

  • henry winkler, baby boomer, lords of flatbush, happy days, arthur fonzarelly, the fonze, fonzie, ron howard, stacey furstman, night shift, macgyver, adam sandler, the waterboy, click, arrested development, max winkler, john ritter, dyslexia, senior citizen, seniors, 50+, hank zipner, children, literacy, royal pains, parks and recreation

    Baby boomer and actor Henry Winkler was born on October 30, 1945 in New York City to German Jewish immigrant parents. Winkler has said in interviews that he struggled in school and was bullied; even his parents and in particular his father, Harry Irving Winkler (a lumber company president who spoke 11 languages), called him […]

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  • hallowe'en, halloween costumes, seniors, baby boomers, to kill a mockingbird, scout, dogs in halloween costumes, meet me in st louis, margaret o'brien, joan carroll, trick or treating, kids dressed as seniors, jamie lee curtis, mike myers

    Some of our favourite Hallowe’en costumes from today and movies from yesteryear… Seniors and baby boomers will remember Jem & Scout (in costume) in the woods on Hallowe’en night, in To Kill A Mockingbird (1962). Harper Lee‘s classic story is set in the deep South in the depression years, beginning in 1933. Photo: retrocrush.com    Modern-day […]

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  • 1945 october, october 1945, world series, chicago cubs, detroit tigers, baby boomers, baby boomer generation, seniors, senior citizen, elvis presley, milton s hershey

    Trivia for baby boomers from October 1945: Elvis Presley, The World Series, and Milton Hershey A star is born onstage on October 3, 1945 in Tupelo, Mississippi at a youth talent contest. Ten-year-old Elvis Presley sings Old Shep (he has to stand on a chair to reach the microphone) and wins 5th prize. Elvis Presley […]

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  • julie entwistle, brenda power ahmad, entwistle power occupational therapy, ancaster, occupational therapist, ot's, older adults, seniors, senior citizens, mature adults, occupational therapist, community access for mobility, accessibility solutions for seniors, mobility impairment solutions

    This video from the folks at Entwistle Power Occupational Therapy covers the important things to consider about accessibility and the solutions available, when an older or mature adult or senior citizen with a mobility impairment arrives at a home or building to realize that they may need help to enter. The following items for the […]

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  • memorial service music, funeral memorial service music, celebration of life songs, celebrate life, memories of loved ones, when i'm gone, 3 doors down, uss george washington, military personnel fighting overseas

    Is there a song (or a few) that you’d want played at your own funeral memorial service or celebration of life gathering, for the people that are remembering and thinking of you after you’re gone? 3 Doors Down‘s When I’m Gone debuted in 2002 and was a Billboard US Top 40 Mainstream #1 Hit ….This official […]

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  • Baby boomer, new septuagenarian senior citizen and former Charlie’s Angels actress Jaclyn Smith, was born October 26, 1945 in Houston, Texas. After graduating from San Antonio’s Trinity University, Jaclyn Smith’s first love of ballet was replaced when she found success in the world of modeling and acting in television commercials, finding fame as a Camay […]

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  • custom golf carts, golf season, baby boomers, senior citizens, bob hope, golf magazine

    Feeling nostalgic for the end of golf season in Canada and northern U.S. states? Something to look forward to for next spring – start planning that custom golf cart purchase that can be enjoyed year-round in Florida and the southern U.S., on the golf course or on the roads in some southern retirement communities. Here […]

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  • magnum pi, 1980s television series, tv shows in hawaii, tom selleck 1980s, american actor, thomas magnum, red ferrari 308 gts, baby boomers, hawaii

    Q1. What was the make and model of the red sports car that Private Investigator Thomas Magnum often drove on Magnum, P.I.? Q2. Both Tom Selleck (Thomas Magnum) and John Hillerman (Jonathan Quayle Higgins III) were each nominated 5 times for Emmy Awards in the Drama Series categories (Outstanding Lead Actor and Outstanding Continuing Performance […]

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  • leslie west, leslie weinstein, mountain, baby boomers, septuagenarian, senior citizen, the vagrants, 70th birthday, oh those eyes, mississippi queen, theme for an imaginary western, fade into you, when a man loves a woman, johnny lang, elvis presley, larry west, bass guitar, felix pappalardi, the king of tone, woodstock festival, jack bruce, cream, corky laing, drug abuse, diabetes, diabetic, jenni maurer, big phat ass guitar, still climbing, nashville, wheelchair

    5 songs (1965-2013) featuring Mountain‘s Leslie West– Oh Those Eyes, Mississippi Queen, Theme for an Imaginary Western, Fade Into You, and a duet of When A Man Loves A Woman with Johnny Lang. Mountain’s original and current lead vocalist, guitar player and songwriter Leslie West, was born in Leslie Weinstein New York City on October […]

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  • manfred mann, manfred lubowitz, the vikings, baby boomers, septuagenarian, senior citizen, mike hugg, mann-hugg blues brothers, paul jones, michael d'abo, manfred mann chapter three, manfred mann's earth band, do wah diddy diddy, sha la la, pretty flamingo, the mighty quinn, blinded by the light

    5 vintage Manfred Mann covers in celebration of his 75th birthday today: Do Wah Diddy Diddy, Sha La La, Pretty Flamingo, The Mighty Quinn, and Blinded by the Light. Jewish South African born keyboardist Manfred Mann was born Manfred Lubowitz on October 21, 1940 in Johannesburg. Manfred studied music at University (Witwatersrand) and worked in […]

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