Monthly Archives: October 2016

  • lee grant 1966, younger lee grant, american actress, 1960s television series, 1960s tv soap operas, peyton place tv show, stella chernak

    Lee Grant, Part 1:  The Detective, Blacklisted, Peyton Place and In The Heat of the Night (1925-1974) Nonagenarian senior citizen and Emmy and Academy Award winning actress and director Lee Grant was born Lyova Rosenthal in Manhattan, October 31, 1925. (Lee Grant 1966 Peyton Place Screenshot) lee grant 1966, younger lee grant, american actress, 1960s television […]

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  • dolores hart 1961, stephen boyd, american actor, american actress, 1960s movies, lisa, the inspector, costars, love interests

    Dolores Hart, Part 2: From Where The Boys Are, to Becoming a Nun (Where The Boys Are Not) Septuagenarian senior citizen, former actress, and Benedictine nun Dolores Hart (nee Dolores Hicks) was born on October 20, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois. She turned 78 years old on October 20, 2016. Below, Dolores Hart with her Lisa (aka The […]

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  • strokes, brain hemispheres, body functions affected by stroke, impacts of stroke

    October 29 2016 is World Stroke Day What is a Stroke? A stroke occurs when the blood flow to the cerebral arteries in the brain is disrupted, and some brain cells don’t get the oxygen and nutrients they need. The affected brain cells die and that area of the brain can’t function as it did when […]

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  • dolores hart, elvis presley, stephen boyd, lisa, 1963, king creole, loving you

    Dolores Hart, Part 1: Costarring With Elvis Presley, Montgomery Clift, and Jeff Chandler  Septuagenarian senior citizen, former actress, and Benedictine nun Dolores Hart (nee Dolores Hicks) was born on October 20, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois. She turned 78 years old on October 20, 2016. Below, Dolores Hart and two of her leading men – Elvis Presley, and […]

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  • nanette fabray 1970, american actress, singer, 1970s movies, 1970s westerns, cockeyed cowboys of calico county

    Nonagenarian senior citizen Nanette Fabray was born Ruby Bernadette Nanette Theresa Fabares October 27, 1920 in San Diego, California.  Below, Nanette Fabray in 1963. (Photo: NBC Television | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)  Nanette grew up with her family in Los Angeles and under her stage mother’s guidance, studied tap dancing with the likes of famed […]

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  • october 1951, i love lucy, desi arnaz sr, lucille ball, desilu productions, tv series, sitcom

    Baby Boomer Trivia From October 1951: I Love Lucy, Rocky Marciano TKO’s Louis, Winston Churchill is PM Again The I Love Lucy sitcom debuted on CBS on October 15, 1951 in glorious black and white, and ran until May 6, 1957. Baby boomers loved I Love Lucy and the series continued in re-runs and syndication for years, with […]

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  • cpp, canada pension plan, fast facts, cpp q and a, cpp questions, how to get cpp, qualifying for cpp, how much cpp, when to get cpp

    Are you a retired Canadian, or thinking of retiring soon, and have some questions about your Canada Pension Plan (CPP)? The Q & A below offers some some fast facts from the Employment and Social Development Canada website. Q1. Who Qualifies For CPP? A1. To qualify for a the CPP retirement pension, you must have made at least one CPP […]

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

    Coursera article source: What is Coursera? by TechBoomers.com What is Coursera? Techboomers is your online source for learning the basics of using the most popular websites and applications on the Internet in simple, easy-to-understand steps.  Now, wouldn’t it be nice if there was a website like Techboomers that could teach you skills normally reserved for post-secondary education, […]

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  • mcmaster optimal aging portal, senior years, healthy aging, senior citizens, mature adults, older adults, influenza, very old, older adults, flu shot, vaccinations, benefits of vaccination, elderly, pneumonia, vaccinated

    October is Flu Shot Awareness Month Influenza or ‘the flu‘ is a major cause of illness and death for the the very old and the very young. As we age, our immune systems have to work harder to fight the influenza virus. For this reason, new vaccines specific to older adults are being developed and […]

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  • toxic for cats, bad food for cats, harmful food for cats, unsafe food for cats, kittens, infographic, milk, alcohol, caffeine, coffee, tea, soft drinks, energy drinks, onions, garlic, salt, bones, fat, uncooked dough, chocolate, unhealthy

    What’s delicious to humans can be unhealthy for your cat. If you’re unsure what you can and cannot, safely feed your cat/kitten, this helpful infographic from PetCareRX.com may answer your questions:   In summary, don’t give your cat: Liquids/drinks that have milk, alcohol,or caffeine in them, such as coffee, tea, soft drinks, and energy drinks. Foods that have onions, garlic, salt, bones […]

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