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'Lives Well Lived' Showcases the Greatest Generation

"My 103-year-old Italian grandmother enjoyed exercise, making the best lasagna you've ever tasted, and being with family," wrote documentary filmmaker Sky Bergman in her director's... — Updated 1/4/2024

 

Seniors Top Rock, Pop and Holiday Music Charts

Musicians in their 70s and 80s had an impact on the recording industry in the last few months of 2023. The Rolling Stones, the Beatles and Brenda Lee all topped the charts. The... — Updated 1/4/2024

 

31st Annual Visalia Home & Patio Springfest Set for February 2–4

The 31st Annual Visalia Home & Patio Springfest, featuring more than 300 booths, will be held at the Visalia Convention Center February 2–4. This year's home show showcases... — Updated 1/4/2024

 

'Jules' Crashlands in a Small-Town Seniors' Backyard

In the new movie "Jules," Milton (played by Academy Award-winner Sir Ben Kingsley) is a small-town senior with a fading memory who leads a quiet life of routine in western... — Updated 11/11/2023

 

First Bachelor Selected for 'Golden Bachelor' TV Show

It's never too late to find love, and Gerry Turner is ready to prove it. ABC announced that the 71-year-old patriarch from Indiana is the network's first "Golden Bachelor,"... — Updated 9/4/2023

 

An Excerpt from The Wisdom of Morrie – Living and Aging Creatively and Joyously

By Morrie Schwartz and Son/Editor Rob Schwartz To rise to the challenges that come in later life, older people need strong sources of motivation. High motivation gives us the energy we need to pursue our goals in the face of... — Updated 9/4/2023

 

'The Wisdom of Morrie' Offers Advice for Aging

Sociology professor and subject of the book and movie Tuesdays with Morrie, author Morrie Schwartz emphasizes the importance of prioritizing human connections over daily tasks in hi... — Updated 9/4/2023

 

When Barbados Honored Centenarians on Stamps

When Barbados, an island country in the Caribbean Sea, conducted a census in 2016, officials learned that there were 114 centenarians alive on Barbados – 103 women and 11 men.... — Updated 9/4/2023

 

New TV Show Focuses on Senior Bachelors

After more than 20 years of fostering young love on "The Bachelor," "The Bachelorette" and "Bachelor in Paradise," "The Golden Bachelor" showcases a whole new kind of love story... — Updated 7/16/2023

 

96-Year Old First Grader the Hero of 'Barefoot Empress'

"Barefoot Empress" is a 15- minute film about Karthyayani Amma, better known locally as Amma, a woman who lives in the village of Haripad in the Alappuzha district of India. As a... — Updated 5/25/2023

 

Van Amerongen's Comics Feature Eccentric Seniors

"Most cartoonists ignore the graphic possibilities of the comic strip, but Jerry Van Amerongen understands that a picture can be the funniest part of the story." - Bill Watterson... — Updated 5/25/2023

 

Senior Day in the Park Scheduled for May 5

"April Showers Bring May Flowers," the 51st Annual Senior Day in the Park, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 5, at Mooney Grove Park. (The confirmation of the date came shortly after our previous issue went to... — Updated 5/25/2023

 

Belle of the Ballpark Competition Highlights Opening Week

Visalia Rawhide celebrated Opening Week at Valley Strong Ballpark with fans enjoying baseball and senior ladies telling "Yo Mama" jokes. April 12th was the second day of Opening... — Updated 5/25/2023

 

Mulligans to Bring Indoor Golfing to South Valley

Golfers in the South Valley will soon have a place to play a full round of golf without having to walk the complete length of a golf course, and without the weather being a factor.... — Updated 5/25/2023

 

'80 for Brady' Described as 'Coming-of-Age Story'

"80 for Brady" offers a twist on the "girls just want to have fun" comedy. The film stars four accomplished actresses, most of whom have celebrated their 80th birthdays: Lily... — Updated 3/2/2023

 

Movie Set in Retirement Home to be Remade as TV Show

Ted Danson, who starred in television shows such as "Cheers," "Mr. Mayor" and "The Good Place," is reportedly set to play a retiree hired by a private investigator to go undercover... — Updated 3/2/2023

 

Visalia Rawhide Announce Senior Club, Belle of the Ballpark

With the 2023 baseball season just around the corner, the Visalia Rawhide have announced that the Rawhide Rustler Senior Club will be back for its third season. Established in 2019,... — Updated 3/2/2023

 

Pack and Paskoff Release Over Sixty: Book of Lists

Barbara Paskoff and Carol Pack recently released their fourth collaboration, Over Sixty: Shades of Gray: Book of Lists. Their new book "just came about because of our impatience,"... — Updated 1/3/2023

 

'Show Must Go On!' Offers New Way to Look at the Years Ahead

"Show Must Go On!" is a documentary about four women who choose a life filled with friendship, laughter and purpose. They have a new way of looking at the years ahead and show that... — Updated 1/3/2023

 

'Calendar Girls' Described as 'Coming-of-Golden-Age' Film

The love of dance and glitter bonds an unlikely group of 60-plus women in southwest Florida – The Calendar Girls. But under the veil of fake lashes and unicorn horns, lurks the... — Updated 1/3/2023

 

92-Year Old Tries to Recapture Past Magic in 'Ball and Vase'

"I've been wanting to tell this story ever since my grandfather passed away," explained David Baram, the writer and director of "Ball and Vase." "Like Ed in this film, my... — Updated 11/7/2022

 

'Broken Wings' Spotlights an Unusual Friendship

Jayne Lakhani is a 66-year-old waitress at The Pancake Shop in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Adonis is a vulture. Lakhani was injured in a car accident. Adonis suffered an unknown injury t... — Updated 9/8/2022

 

New show highlights generation gap

Kelly Ripa hosts "Generation Gap," the new Thursday night comedy quiz game show on ABC from producers Jimmy Kimmel and Mark Burnett. "Generation Gap" pairs teams of seniors and... — Updated 9/8/2022

 

Farmer Bob's World Offers a Fun and Educational Ag Experience

Farmer Bob's World has become a local attraction in the South Valley, presenting the farm experience to visitors from all over the valley, as well as from throughout the country... — Updated 7/24/2022

 

'Gregory,' Brief but Memorable

“Gregory” is an intensely personal film by Ben McHugh, CEO of Brooklyn Oz Productions, who took time from his other film projects to make a film inspired by his late father, who passed away in 1984. “I dream of meeting him... — Updated 7/24/2022

 

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