Monthly Archives: April 2016

  • cloris leachman, 1970, younger, 2014, older, octogenarian, senior citizen

    Winner of 9 Emmy Awards and an Academy Award for acting, new nonagenarian senior citizen Cloris Leachman was born on April 30, 1926 in Des Moines, Iowa. Young Cloris studied piano beginning at age 7 and in her Cloris: My Autobiography (2009) written by Cloris Leachman with George Englund, her love of music continued through her […]

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  • techboomers, technology for seniors, older adults, seniors technology, internet for seniors, technology tips for seniors, linkedin, what is linkedin, how to use linkedin, linkedin tips for seniors

    LinkedIn article source: What is LinkedIn? by TechBoomers.com The Internet has become a fantastic tool for searching for jobs if you’re looking to get (back) into the workforce.  By the same token, it has become a great way for companies to put their job openings in front of people from far and wide who are […]

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  • ann-margret 1960s, swedish actress, singer, dancer, 1960s movie star

    Actress, singer and dancer Ann-Margret (born Ann-Margret Olsson) was born in Valsjöbyn, Sweden on April 28, 1941. She and her mother moved to Chicago, Illinois in 1946 to join her father who had been working in the U.S. since 1942. Ann-Margret began taking dance lessons as a child and appeared on talent shows and in […]

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  • parkinsons disease, early warning signs of parkinsons, early symptoms of parkinsons disease

    It’s Parkinson’s Awareness Month, but how much do you know about this neurodegenerative disease of the nerve cells in the brain? According to Parkinson Canada and the National Parkinson Foundation in the United States, when the brain cells that produce the neurotransmitter dopamine stop producing dopamine, it affects a person’s ability to control their movements. […]

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  • carol burnett 1974, the carol burnett show, sketch comedy, comedy skits, sketch character, the charwoman, 1970s tv comedy, 70s television comedy shows, american actress, singer, comedian

    Update April 21, 2017: Octogenarian senior Carol Burnett will star as an aging former movie star in a new ABC comedy pilot called Household Name. 83-year-old octogenarian senior citizen, actress, comedian, and author Carol Burnett was born on April 26, 1933 in San Antonio, Texas. In her first autobiography One More Time (1986), a then-50+ Carol […]

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  • cannon, 1970s tv shows, 1970s television series, actor william conrad, private detective frank cannon, boomer tv trivia, cannon crossover episodes, barnaby jones, buddy ebsen, lee meriwethre, guest stars, american actor

    Q1. On Cannon, What was the personal tragedy that spurred Los Angeles Police Detective Frank Cannon (William Conrad) to retire from the LAPD and become a private detective? Q2. In 1971, Frank Cannon had a very uncommon feature in his car, that was out of the reach of all but the very wealthy (and police or […]

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  • shirley maclaine 1950s, american actress, singer, dancer, movies, young

    Updated April 2017 with new content Octogenarian senior citizen, Academy Award-winning actress, singer, dancer and author Shirley MacLaine was born Shirley MacLean Beaty on April 24, 1934 in Richmond, Virginia. Her  3 years later. Shirley began taking ballet classes at age 3, the same year her younger brother, actor and director Warren Beatty, was born […]

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  • glen campbell, daughter debbie campbell, 2009 concert, senior citizen, septuagenarian

    Glen Campbell: Rhinestone Cowboy, Tarnished and Redeemed Celebrating the life and songs of new octogenarian senior citizen, actor and singer Glen Campbell with vintage musical performances for Honey Come Back, It’s Only Make Believe, Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream), Rhinestone Cowboy, Country Boy (You Got Your Feet in L.A.), Southern Nights, and I’m […]

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  • New nonagenarian senior citizen, and Emmy and Tony-Award nominated character actress Charlotte Rae was born Charlotte Rae Lubotsky on April 22, 1926 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Right, an octogenarian Charlotte Rae in 2012. (Photo: bekahjan | Flickr CC 2.0)  Rae got her start in show business in radio and on stage while she was a teenager. […]

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  • glen campbell 1967, younger, american singer, songwriter, country music, grammy awards

    Update: Glen Campbell has died today, August 8, 2017 from Alzheimer’s Disease, at the age of 81. Farewell Glen Campbell.  Glen Campbell – From Picking Cotton to 1960’s Success Celebrating the life and songs of actor and Grammy Award-winning country and folk/pop singer Glen Campbell. Seven vintage musical performances of some of Glen Campbell’s greatest […]

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