When Hank Mol’s blood sugar levels inched him dangerously close to a type 2 diabetes diagnosis, he knew something had to change. At 81 years of age, he confessed, “I wasn’t too happy when the doctor told me I had prediabetes, especially since I considered myself to be fairly healthy. It was the wakeup call I needed to do more […]
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Priscilla Brekus of Kirkland Village (a Presbyterian Senior Living Community) had the crowd in stitches at Humor-con this week. Kirkland Village, which is a Masterpiece Living partner community, hosted the event in honor of National Humor Month. The event included standup comedy acts, laughter yoga and a variety show. Click here to watch the video: Giggle-inducing Grandma Keeps Things Comical.
Last week, residents of The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills (a Masterpiece Living Community) proved that creativity knows no age limit. Instructor, Lorna Nelson, guided participants in the creation of their own interpretation of Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night. Artistic expression is more than just fun; neurological research suggests that creativity and learning something new help the brain create […]
Riding a Harley had been Peggy Porter’s dream since she was 10 years old – ever since her parents bought a summer cottage in Tomahawk, WI near a Harley-Davidson plant. Riders from the Midwest would visit each year for the Tomahawk Fall Ride. Now, at age 90, Peggy got to scratch that off her bucket list, thanks to the team […]