Category Archives: Holidays & Seasonal

  • remembrance day, in flanders fields poem, poppies, never forget, lest we forget, do not forget, veterans day

    November 11th is Remembrance Day (Canada) / Veterans Day (United States) Thank you to all veterans and those who serve. The poem In Flanders Fields by Canadian soldier and artillery commander John McCrae was written during World War I, and has become the anthem for Remembrance Day and Veterans Day ceremonies around the world on November 11th.   In […]

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  • thanksgiving day, canada, america, celebration of thanksgiving day, celebrate thanksgiving, happy thanksgiving day, top 10 thanksgiving moments from television, a charlie brown thanksgiving, wkrp in cincinnati, friends, 50+, baby boomers, seniors

    Sit back and laugh at these “Top Ten” Thanksgiving moments from television, including clips from WKRP in Cincinnati, Friends, A Charlie Browns Thanksgiving (1973) and more. What’s your favourite comedic Thanksgiving memory from television?  50+, baby boomers, seniors, and all ages can now sit down to enjoy your traditional North American Thanksgiving Day fare – […]

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  • senior valentines, sidney poitier, second wife, joanna shimkus, octogenarian, senior citizen, academy award winning best actor, septuagenarian, 40th wedding anniversary, happy valentines day

    Happy Valentines day to octogenarian senior citizen and Academy Award winning best actor Sidney Poitier and his Canadian wife, septuagenarian senior citizen Joanna Shimkus, who celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary last month – January 23, 1976. Below, Sidney Poitier and second wife Joanna Shimkus yesterday and today.  (Source Photos: Pinterest | Photo Montage: Senior City) Happy […]

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  • martin luther king day, martin luther king jr., march to washington, civil rights leader, american, seniors, baby boomers, i have a dream

    “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” Words to live by from American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., more than 50 years ago. Seniors and […]

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  • top gift ideas for seniors, gifts for baby boomers, downsizing, older adults, senior citizens, local seniors services, seniors services providers, house cleaning services for seniors, vision problems, aging, baby boomers

    With Christmas and other traditional gift-giving events coming up fast as the holidays approach, the question of what to get Mom/Dad, Grandpa/Grandma arises. It’s not easy to buy gifts for seniors, who are often all about down-sizing vs accumulating more “things”. Our Top 6 Gift Ideas for Seniors Give the gift of your time. Arrange […]

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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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  • doris day, nonagenarian senior citizen, celebrating seniors, happy easter

    Perky actor & singer, and now a nonagenarian senior citizen, Doris Day turns 91 today, April 3 2015 – which also happens to be Good Friday. Happy 91st Birthday to Doris & Happy Easter to all!  Below – a much younger Doris!

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  • barbra streisand, james brolin, 2013, senior citizens, married, senior couple

    In honour of Valentine’s Day, Senior City celebrates senior couple Barbra Streisand (April 24, 1942 – she turns 73 this year) and James Brolin (b. July 18, 1940 – he’ll turn 75 in July), married since July 1998.  (Barbra Streisand & James Brolin 2013 Photo: lifescript | Flickr Some rights reserved) Happy Valentine’s Day to […]

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