Monthly Archives: March 2016

  • shirley jones 83, shirley jones 1972, wife of jack cassidy, mother of shaun cassidy, mother of patrick cassidy, stepmother of david cassidy, divorced jack cassidy, married marty ingels, widowed, american singer, actress, 1950s movie musicals, oklahoma, carousel, april love, 1950s movis, never steal anything small, bobbikins, 1960s movies, academy award, elmer gantry, pepe, two rode together, dark purpose, bedtime story, fluffy, the secret of my success, the courtship of eddies father, el golfo, the happy ending, 1960s movie musicals, the music man, 1970s comedy movies, the cheyenne social club, 1970s western movies, 1970s disaster movies, beyond the poseidon adventure, 1970s television series, 1970s sitcoms, the partridge family, shirley renfrew partridge, shirley tv show, shirley miller, 1980s movies, tank, 1980s tv shows, the slap maxwell story kitty, 1990s movies, gideon, 2000s movies, ping, the adventures of cinderellas daughter, manna from heaven, raising genius, grandmas boy, family weekend, a strange brand of happy, on the wing, bruce the challenge, 2000s television shows, monarch cove grace foster, 2000s tv soap operas, days of our lives colleen brady, octogenarian, septuagenarian, senior citizen, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, march 31 birthday, born march 31 1934   

    Star of stage, television and movie screen, Academy Award-winning actress and singer Shirley Jones was born March 31, 1934 in Charleroi Pennsylvania. In her autobiography Shirley Jones: A Memoir (2013), Jones recounts singing in the church choir at age six and taking voice lessons starting at age 11. (Shirley Jones c. 1970-1974 The Partridge Family […]

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  • julie entwistle, brenda power ahmad, entwistle power occupational therapy, ancaster, occupational therapist, ot's, seniors health care, wellness for seniors, seniors health & safety, health care for the elderly, older adults, seniors, senior citizens, mature adults, kitchen safety for seniors, kitchen safety, seniors health care, wellness for seniors, seniors health & safety, health care for the elderly, seniors medical support, seniors personal care, psw for seniors, companionship for seniors, assistive devices for seniors, commode, versaframe, assessable washrooms for seniors

    This video from the team at Entwistle Power Occupational Therapy discusses ways to make your washroom more accessible for people that are disabled or injured, older adults, and seniors.  If you can’t easily get to your washroom, consider assisstive devices such as: -Briefs -A urinal or bedpan -A commode   If you have trouble getting on […]

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  • big brothers, big sisters, volunteers, volunteering, in-school mentoring program, mentors, mentor matches, mentoring a child, being a big brother, being a big sister, mature adults, seniors volunteering opportunities, senior mentors

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hamilton and Burlington does not currently have enough volunteers to match with local children in need of a mentor. Looking for a senior volunteering opportunity a few hours a week? Mature adults of all ages including seniors and retirees, can make a difference and help a child succeed, by volunteering […]

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  • techboomers, technology for seniors, older adults, seniors technology, internet for seniors, technology tips for seniors, instagram, what is instagram, how to use instagram, instagram tips for seniors, posting photos to instagram, sharing photos on instagram

    Instagram article source: What is Instagram and How Does it Work? by TechBoomers.com What is Instagram and How Does it Work? Have you ever created a photo album, or wanted to make one?  What if you could easily make a virtual one online?  What if it could contain photos AND videos?  What if you could […]

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  • easter sunday, 1962, john f kennedy, jfk, jacqueline kennedy, caroline kennedy, john f. kennedy jr

    On Easter Sunday 1962, John F. Kennedy and his family attended church in Palm Beach, Florida. Below, Jacqueline Kennedy holding John F. Kennedy, Jr. and Caroline Kennedy holding her father JFK’s hand as they exit the church. (Photo: dailyjfk.com)

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  • jim morrison 1968, the doors, american singer songwriter, 1960s rock music, 1960s rock bands, the doors, john densmore, robby krieger, ray manzarek, come on baby light my fire, dont you love her madly,

    Vintage music clips highlight the legacy of baby boomer favourite Jim Morrison, The Doors lead singer – Light My Fire, People Are Strange, Love Me Two Times, Hello, I Love You, Touch Me, Roadhouse Blues, Love Her Madly, Riders on the Storm.  Below,  the Doors in 1968 – from left, Jim Morrison, John Densmore, Ray […]

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  • buying from condo builder, seniors, 50+, seniors apartment, seniors condo, senior citizens, waterview condos, grimsby waterview condominiums, condominium apartments for seniors, seniors condo apartments, seniors condominiums, hamilton, stoney creek, burlington, grimsby ontario, niagara region, GTA, toronto, markham, london, ottawa, baby boomer, retirees, retirement home, condos on the lake

    Buying a Waterview Condominium or any other new build condo from the builder comes with certain obligations, expectations and obvious items that can change. LJM Developments is a respected boutique builder with projects that have gone well in their building process. As a buyer of a pre-construction condo (or in WatervieW’s case, during construction), there […]

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  • tinnitus, tinnitus risk factors, tinnitus treatments, ringing in the ears, buzzing in the hears, hissing in the ears, hearing loss, advancing age, tinnitus retraining therapy, tinnitus sufferers, barbra streisand, steve martin, william shatner, leonard nimoy, neil young

    Tinnitus, which is defined as a phantom auditory sound such as a buzzing, ringing, hissing, or pulsating sound in the ear(s) affects 10-15% of the population in Canada, according to the Canadian Hearing Society; 5% of people in Canada have such severe tinnitus symptoms that it affects their day to day lives and activities. (Photo […]

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  • david suzuki 2016, canadian scientist, climate change, senior citizen, octogenarian

    Canadian professor, science educator, environmental activist and new octogenarian senior citizen David Suzuki and his twin sister Marcia were born on March 24, 1936 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Because they were Japanese-Canadian, during World War II David and the Suzuki family were sent to a Japanese internment camp and their family business was sold. When […]

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  • memorial service music, funeral memorial service music, celebration of life songs, celebrate life, memories of loved ones, baby boomer music, seniors, baby boomers, conway twitty, i may never get to heaven

    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? When country music star Conway Twitty recorded I May Never Get to Heaven (1979), written by Bill Anderson and Buddy Killen, […]

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