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  • anita ekberg, pin-up model

    Pin-up model and actress Anita Ekberg has died January 11 (2015) at age 83 in Italy, where she lived most of her life. Born Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg on September 29, 1931 in Sweden, she was one of 7 children. Her first big break came at age 20 in 1951 when she won Miss Sweden […]

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  • rod taylor, australian actor, movies, do not disturb, 1965, doris day

    Octogenarian and rugged Aussie actor Rod Taylor has died in Los Angeles of natural causes on January 7th 2015, just days before celebrating his 84th birthday (January 11). (Rod Taylor 1963 The V.I.P.s Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Rod Taylor was born in Sydney, Australia on January 11 1930, into an artistically-minded family; his father […]

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  • the carol burnett show cast, 1967, 1977, harvey korman, carol burnett, lyle waggoner, vicki lawrence, tim conway

    Q1. What was the off-screen relationship between Joe Hamilton, the composer of the theme song “Carol’s Theme“, and Carol Burnett? Q2. Why did Carol Burnett always tug her ear at the end of each show? Below, the cast of The Carol Burnett Show in 1967 (left) and 1977 (right). 1967 cast clockwise from top left: […]

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  • lonely seniors, loneliness in elderly persons, skype for seniors, seniors email, cbc

    And in a  recent CBC article, author Jesse Hirsh posits that based on a 6-year Loneliness in Older Persons study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, “lonely seniors were nearly 50 per cent more likely to die earlier than seniors who felt meaningfully connected with others, even after results were adjusted for factors such […]

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  • jane wyman, actress, movie star, husband ronald reagan, falcon crest, johnny belinda, senior citizen

    Born Sarah Jane Mayfield on January 5, 1917 in Saint Joseph, Missouri, Academy Award-winning actress Jane Wyman began a film acting career in 1932 (age 15) that continued for over 50 years. Jane Wyman circa 1953. (Photo: Eiganotomo) Her first marriage was as 16-year-old Jane Fulks, to salesman Ernest Wyman in April 1933. Jane had taken her […]

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  • Forever beautiful Ellie May Clampett of the The Beverly Hillbillies, otherwise known as Donna Douglas, has died on January 1, 2015 from pancreatic cancer at the age of 82 in Louisiana (the same state she was born in, in 1933).  Right, Donna Douglas circa 1967. (Photo: ABC Network eBay | Wikipedia / Public Domain) She […]

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  •  TPI Dream Vacations featured tour from February 12-25, 2015 is The Plains of Africa: Kenya Wildlife Safari.  Numerous game drives bring you in search of the “Big 5” on your once-in-a-lifetime safari adventures. Visit the Rothschild Giraffe Sanctuary.  For more information – http://www.tpidreamvacations.com/2015-featured-tours/the-plains-of-africa/  

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  • what are you doing new years eve, the orioles 1949, zooey deschanel and joseph gordon levitt 2011, new years eve songs

    Compare the Oriole’s version of What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? from 70 years ago in 1949, below:  To Zooey Deschanel & Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 2011, singing What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? What’s your vote? What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? by the Orioles, or by Zooey Deschanel & Joseph Gordon-Levitt?

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  • joe cocker, joe cocker death, joe cocker died, dead, septuagenarian, senior citizen

    Born John Robert Cocker May 1944 in South Yorkshire (England), septuagenarian senior citizen Joe Cocker died today December 22, 2014 at age 70 from lung cancer.  If you remember him from Woodstock you are at least, 50+! Enjoy your memories and this song My Father’s Son, a lesser known classic from Joe Cocker.  (Pam and Joe […]

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  • Aging in Place – Stay in the existing home, perhaps with modifications or in-home support services as needed Independent Living – Types of housing designed for seniors, including designated senior apartments, condominiums, houses, as well as retirement communities and retirement homes Assisted Living – General term for housing options where some assistance with the activities […]

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