Monthly Archives: March 2016

  • shirley jones 1959, american singer, actress, 1950s movies, never steal anything small

    Star of stage, television and movie screen, Academy Award-winning actress and singer Shirley Jones was born March 31, 1934 in Charleroi Pennsylvania. (Shirley Jones 1959 Never Steal Anything Small Trailer Screenshot) In her autobiography Shirley Jones: A Memoir (2013), Jones recounts singing in the church choir at age six and taking voice lessons starting at […]

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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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  • 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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  • william shatner, 85th birthday, octogenarian, senior citizen, canadian actor, heather locklear, james darren, tj hooker, christopher plummer, shakespeare, festival, toronto, ontario, gloria rand, gloria rabinowitz, married, divorced, father, children, daughters, peter sloan, peter shatner, ann shatner, melanie shatner, lisabeth shatner, leslie shatner, montreal, ottawa, star trek, lucille ball, where no man has gone before, leonard nimoy, captain james t kirk, california, tinnitus, horses, marcy lafferty, belle reve farm, quarterhorses, american saddlebred horses, lexington, kentucky, nerine kidd, drowning, elizabeth shatner, elizabeth anderson martin, denny crane, the practice, septuagenarian, eighties, hip replacement surgery, senior years, books

    Octogenarian senior citizen, actor, comedian, singer, author and producer William Shatner is also a Canadian – born March 22, 1931 in Montreal, Quebec. Below, left to right – William Shatner in 1952; on T. J. Hooker with Heather Locklear and James Darren in the early 1980’s, and more recently. (Photo sources – Pinterest; marketmasterslegal.com | […]

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