Marge Giaimo, a 75-yr-old painter, calls her car her home. How this happened was not by choice but by the circumstances life sometimes put us in. It is not wholesome for her or for you. But for now, her car is the only thing that provides a “roof” over her head.
The following is a brief synopsis of her confessions:
Life is beautiful if you love yourself enough.
That may sound funny, narcissistic, maybe. But I am serious. I love ME and so should you.
To prove the point, I take very care of my physical well-being. I get enough sleep at night, exercise every day and keep close watch of my weight. I don’t have a signature diet but exercise moderation instead. My diet is typically Asian, mixed with a variety of fruits every single day.
Stanley Podolski, 88 with wife of 66 years, Eleanor, 85-yrs-old. – he foiled a fraud.
Do you know that each year, hundreds of thousands of American seniors are robbed of their hard earned retirement funds
“Every year, hundreds of thousands of seniors are victims of fraud and theft,” says Ann Harkins, president and CEO of the National Crime Prevention Council. Then she adds, “Many Americans cannot ID the red flags of fraud, and they are not familiar with what to look for.”
Son-in-law, daughter, daughter-in-law, son (l to r)
What makes you happy?
I mean really happy even the passage of time cannot diminish the forming of a smile of joyful contentment on your old and wrinkled face each time you think about it?
Call me corny or overly melodramatic, but mine was the superb weekend with my children where we immersed ourselves in sand, sea and sky within a bubble of pure, unadulterated togetherness.
What made it extra memorable is where we spent it in – in Hennan Resort in Panglao, Bohol, Philippines.
86-yr-old Triathlete: Sister Madonna Buder, the Iron Nun
This is a story of the life-changing powers of the mind that can come to us anytime of our lives – even in later years.
Sister Madonna Buder was born Marie Dorothy Buder in July 1930 in St. Louise, Missouri.
At age 14, she decided to become a nun. At age 20, she entered the convent, coming out as a nun when she was 23.
She achieved her first calling.