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Helen Strain, a resident at Holiday Retirement's Vineyard Place in Oak Grove, blew out her 100 candles while being serenaded by family, friends and fellow retirement community residents at her cruise-themed birthday party.
On the night of December 6, 1941, Tom and Marie Macon, of Ralls, Texas, got engaged, but their elated excitement would quickly be stifled after Pearl Harbor was bombed by the Japanese the next morning.
Ellis Meacham celebrated his 100th birthday May 5 among 100 balloons and serenading family, friends and fellow residents at The Bedford in Vancouver.
The Tennessee Tribune
Recently, Dr. John Kline, 85, one of the oldest living Harlem Globetrotters and founder of the Black Legends of Professional Basketball Foundation, held an exhibit at Holiday Retirement's Windlands East senior living community.
Senior Housing News
Dr. Bill Thomas has officially joined Lake Oswego, Oregon-based Holiday Retirement, serving as the provider’s first-ever chief wellness officer.
One Newberg resident celebrated a big milestone, and joined the centenarian club.
Edith spent her special day celebrating her 100th birthday with her friends at Apple Blossom.
Senior Housing News
Holiday Retirement welcomed Rick Wigginton as the company’s new senior vice president of sales.
Maple Suites residents and students of Spaulding High School join together for a cross-generational book club.
Residents of the Springs of Escondido community came together to fight a proposed water treatment plant right next to the community.
Holiday Retirement at Orchard Park is among the many communities to take home an award in senior living.
Simi Valley Acorn
Residents of Holiday Retirement at Simi Hills' Sunshine Committee spent the day bringing over 70 gifts to a local charity all in the name of holiday spirit.
Betty Douglas of Tallgrass Estates knit over 150 hats to donate to the Salvation Army this holiday season.
McKnight's Senior Living
SeniorAdvisor.com releases their list of the top 1% of senior living options nationwide, including 91 Holiday Retirement communities.
Bob and Judith met at Bible Study at Vineyard Place and the rest is history.
When it comes to choosing the size of a community for your parent there is no single correct answer.
McKnight's Senior Living
The award recognizes excellence in senior living communities across the country.
Peggy Gruner, 93, and fellow Oakwood Hills residents cross an item of the bucket list: zip lining.
The Senior Scene
Point Defiance resident, Linda Groshart, crosses off another item on her bucket list after parasailing in Tacoma.
Ada Mahoney of Agawam, Massachusetts celebrates the milestone in style.
The Modesto Bee
Alberta Martone, resident of Standiford Place, returns to school of her namesake to say thanks.
Residents of the community welcomed local students to the community for a day of fun.
Tampa Bay Times
Melissa Wood of Forest Oaks won the Caregiver of the Year Award from the Florida Argentum
Helen Altieri wins Executive Administrator of the Year Award from Florida Argentum.
The Plain Dealer
Three residents from Pearl Crossing visited Washington, D.C. with a recent Cleveland Honor Flight trip.
Renaissance Sherman resident and Korean War veteran, James Haun was part of "The Chosin Few" reunion in San Diego.
The 88-year-old Texoma marine is given the opportunity to reunite with those he fought with.
Five World War II and Korean veterans flew from Strongsville, Ohio to Washington D.C. on a special Honor Flight Cleveland trip.
KING 5 News
75-year-old resident paints benches to show pride for the hometown team.
The Forest Pines senior living community reopened its doors following a fire in 2015.
Photo gallery of Edgewood Downs playing beanbag baseball against other senior communities during the Marion County Fair
WACH Fox Channel 57 News
Residents and associates at Forest Pines hosted a Fourth of July cookout for the local community in honor of military veterans
The Daily Commercial
Residents gather various instruments from the kitchen and make merry music at their senior community and others
Lincoln Journal Star
Maxine Goetsch, 91, wrote a $1,000 check to purchase electric fans for seniors during a heat wave in Lincoln, Nebraska.
KPNX-TV Channel 12
Mary and Dean Jones were delighted when their kids attended a surprise “platinum anniversary” party coordinated by Madison Meadows associates
Aspen View enrichment coordinator Wendy Mills works with Knifty Knitters to benefit a national campaign that raises awareness of shaken baby syndrome.
Sarah "Betha" Mount won Miss New Mexico in 1948, but did not get her sash and crown until the 2016 Miss America met her at an event in Albuquerque.
Bridge Park hosted a wine tasting and vintage fashion show on April 22, 2016. Both events benefited the West Seattle Food Bank! Residents and associates raised more than $3,000 and gathered more than 600 pounds of food.
Green Mountain students coordinate a prom-style party for seniors! The school’s National Honor Society hosted a ‘Senior Citizen Prom’ at Lakewood Estates on March 10.
Brush News Tribune
Resident Ethel Dilley reflects on all of the changes she’s witnessed in the past 109 years.
The Busy Bees and other residents at Walnut Woods joined together to celebrate "Salvation Army Day" during which they donated funds and clothing to the Salvation Army.
The Statesman Journal's Capi Lynn sits down with three centenarians to talk love, life and food.
KC Trammel, a maintenance man at Kamlu Retirement, is an everyday hero to local seniors.
Contestants were face-deep in blueberry pie as part of Capital Place retirement community's pie eating fundraiser for the Thurston County Food Bank.
Mitchell Russell, a student at the Utah School for the Deaf and Blind, reads with the help of Beverly Nagy at The Seville. Several students spent time reading and singing with residents.
ABC News 7
The Clairmont retirement community in Amarillo got some surprise visitors Saturday morning. The residents were forced to face their fears head on because these guests were from the zoo!
SmartAsset, a financial technology company from New York, named Roseburg the second best place to retire in Oregon and the 14th best in the country in its second annual study on the “Best Places to Retire.”
Betty Alldredge and Mickey Pedersen lived in the Pines at Oregon State University. They hadn't seen each other for 70 years before they accidentally reunited in Roseburg.
Pamplin Media Group
Marvin Castille, a resident at Gresham Manor who loves fire trucks and firefighters, got the surprise of his life Monday when he was named an honorary firefighter and got to ride in a shiny red fire truck, with lights flashing and sirens blaring.
Seniors Lily Clemons, left, and Sammy Seymour, along with Counselor Carolyn Schwartz and Guidance Director Sally Thorn of Dover High School discussed bullying with residents at Maple Suites in Dover.
Good Day Sacramento
The senior citizen residents of Mistywood retirement community are showing us how to "Cruise Into a Healthy New Year!"
The Press Enterprise
Cynthia Orme, who has long read books to kids, got her new story published in a bedtime story book.
Agnes “Aggi” Thurner has been creatively expressing herself her whole life, beginning with the first poem she wrote at age eight and most recently having a poem she wrote at age 81 published in a book called “Bedtime Stories.”
Springfield News Leader
Foreign exchange students participating in the Education First (EF) program, shared their holiday traditions with residents of The Cambridge.
Forsyth Court’s recent fundraiser for Outward Bound Veterans had a unique blend of romance and patriotism. Veterans were auctioned off… for dates!
The Kansas City Star
Irvin Worden, now 85, remembers telling his daughters the story of “Hoppy the Rabbit” before bedtime. “Hoppy the Rabbit” will be published by Holiday Retirement later this year in the hopes of becoming even more children’s bedtime story.
Traverse City Record Eagle
Glen Eagle resident Barb Smith doesn’t want the tradition of Bedtime Stories to end.
Meet a Menomonee Falls grandmother with a passion for poetry. Her latest work will be published in a collection of original stories meant to be passed from one generation to the next.
The Press Enterprise
Cynthia Orme’s story, “The Star Without a Twinkle,” was selected as one of five winners in a nationwide story competition.
Two women celebrate milestone birthdays. Thelma Fischer turned 103 and Lela Wallace turned 100 years old.
The Pueblo Chieftain
Ruby Moreland, a resident of Pueblo Regent, was crowned 2015 Colorado State Fair Silver Queen.
Maple Downs residents got in the spirit of giving this back to school season to help children in need.
Residents at the Sheldon Oaks Retirement Community in Eugene are sending a piece of home overseas to service members. They adopted a platoon this summer.
Women at Aspen View are knitting for a good cause. They are making purple hats for newborns to help raise awareness about shaken baby syndrome.
We Are Iowa
The patriotic singers at Beaverdale Estates put on a touching patriotic show.
Lt. Gen. Winton "Bones" Marshall, a WWII flying ace and Hawaii Kai resident does a little catching up with his plane and the men who take care of it.
The Pensacola Voice
University Pines, an independent retirement living facility located at 8991 University Parkway in Pensacola, has become a showplace of “green thumb seniors” growing plants and flowers to add nurturing experiences to their lives.
The News & Observer
Local Girl Scout, Hannah Brown, set up an iPad lab or Holiday Retirement residents to help them stay in touch with family and
Curtis Creek put on its second annual Relay for Life walk.
40 veterans from the Seacoast area converged on Maple Suites Senior Independent Living for a special veterans luncheon on Saturday, May 16.
Foster’s Daily Democrat
Maple Suites residents banded together to raise money for the victims of Nepal’s earthquake.
Chef Mike of Shasta Estates in Redding, California, talks about his road to success with Enjoy magazine.
The American Kennel Club elaborates on how Holiday is a proponent of pet therapy.
Good Day Sacramento
Local residents of Mistywood hosted a Bingo and Bakers for Babies event to support the March of Dimes.
The Fresno Bee
Former Navy officer and Remington resident Jack S. turns 100 years old next month. The Tulare-Kings chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will honor him at its regular monthly meeting in Visalia.
Oakwood Hills, a Holiday Retirement community, held their 7th Annual Chili Cook-Off to see who has the best chili recipe in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
KRQE News 13
About 14 residents at Bear Canyon Estates were chosen to be extras in “Better Call Saul,” a spin- off of “Breaking Bad” that follows a small-time lawyer in the Duke City.
Some local seniors may become famous! Television casting directors visited the Bear Canyon Estates last summer and interviewed several residents. They then selected 14 to be extras in “Better Call Saul.”
In honor of Women's History Month, Holiday Retirement, along with the American Rosie Riveter Association, hosted an event to honor the original World War II Rosie Riveters.
The Boyertown Area Times
The founders of In Ian’s Boots visited Walnut Woods of Boyertown on Wednesday, Feb. 4, to speak about their mission: providing shoes and winter boots to those in need.
It’s never too late to fall in love! Many seniors who have lost their spouses are kindling new romances in retirement communities.
U.S Navy veterans Warren Midyett and Paul Layton were reunited, 60 years after their bootcamp training, at Grizzly Peak Retirement Community in Missoula.
Florida News Flash
Spring Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care had a very special birthday celebration. Their oldest resident, Winonah Greene, turned 109.
Maple Suites resident, Skip Biron, embraces change. The 84 year old recently bought an iPhone 5 and enjoys teaching fellow residents how to use Facetime!
Bay News 9
Shirley Dorrance, a resident of Woodlands Village, recently celebrated her 100th birthday.
Albert Barrette of Bradenton Fla., born in February 1914, has danced his way through a long life.
Grace Dizmang of Napa, celebrates her 104th birthday Monday with fellow residents at Redwood Retirement Residence in Napa. She’s one of four centenarians living at the facility.
Harvard Park hosted a touching Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony complete with some of the last living survivors of the Pearl Harbor attack.
Ms. Gretta Clark, a resident of Blue Water Lodge, shares tips for living a long, healthy life.
Out of the nearly 37,200 days that Jeunette Nelson, a resident at Harvard Park, has lived, she said that there's never been one quite like this: her 102nd birthday.
Edgewood Downs residents helped package 1,500 hats for the CLICK for Babies campaign.
Edith Schless, a 101-year-old resident of Windward Palms, gives the perspective of a centenarian.
The Permian Panther volleyball team traveled to Midland to take on the Polo Park Ponies at Polo Park Estates retirement center.
The Herald Journal
As part of the CLICK for Babies, Period of PURPLE Crying Caps campaign, volunteers clicked their knitting needles together to help raise awareness of the problem of shaking and abuse of infants.
The Times Herald
Blue Water Lodge residents have spent the past two months knitting and crocheting purple caps as part of a national campaign addressing Shaken Baby Syndrome.
The Beaverton Valley Times
Edgewood Downs partnered with CLICK for Babies to educate new parents about the dangers of Shaken Baby Syndrome.
Harrison Regent, a Holiday Retirement community, partnered with CLICK for Babies to raise awareness around the period of PURPLE crying.
Holiday Retirement recently surveyed its residents that are 100 years old or older. Here’s what they had to say about love and relationships.
Oakwood Hills residents “rocked for a cure” to raise breast cancer awareness. The diligent group raised nearly $1,700 for the American Cancer Society.
WSET - TV
Elm Park estates residents Dewey and Earl Robertson reminisce about their experience as pilots in the Army Air Corps during WWII.
Read what Ormond in the Pines resident Aida Hedson had to say in a recent interview with MarketWatch.
The Daytona Beach News-Journal
Billy Jones, a Las Palmas resident, went skydiving on her 80th birthday. Now, she's learning to fly a plane just in time for her 90th!
Helen Thompson and Mildred Robertson know what it means to look out for each other.
Resident Alice Sumida celebrated her 100th birthday at Edgewood Downs in July.
Resident Jim Taylor marries Barbara Blalock at Jordan Oaks.
The Dallas Morning News
Parkview hosts BBQ fundraiser for resident Peggy Thornburn's animal shelter, Richardson AnimalLuv
Oxmoor Lodge resident Bill Swanson celebrates turning 95 with his twin brother.
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