Meals on Wheels America News - Hockey, Drums and Broadway? Redefining Senior Citizenship

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August 21, 2019


Happy Senior Citizens Day!

You are a champion for seniors every day — and we know Senior Citizens Day is no different!
 
We wanted to share a story with you about one of our favorite seniors to celebrate their big day...

...but we couldn't choose just one!

Check out some of our favorite senior stories below to celebrate all the amazing and cool seniors you support every day.

And, if you don't already follow us on Facebook, head over to our page to see stories like this all year long.

Maude is a Bookworm with a Love for the Classics

Her favorite book she bought brand new when it first came out in 1936 for only $0.25! ...Read more

Edie, 95, Dedicated 32 Years Teaching the Next Generation of Nurses

Most teachers would agree - it was a tough job - but her love for her students made it rich. ...Read more

Life Advice from Former Senior Olympics Medalist

"Be active and keep fit. Live life to the fullest. Spend time with your family. Don't play tennis on Mother's Day unless you are playing with her." ...Read more

Inside the Hockey League that Has Seniors Lacing Up Their Skates

70-year-old hockey players with a passion for staying active on the ice. Bet you can't keep up! ...Read more

106-Year-Old Woman Has Been Drumming For 80 Years, and She's Still Got It

This senior is forging her own musical path, with no intention of stopping! ...Read more

MTI's Broadway Senior Creates Musical Theatre for a New Generation of Performers—the Senior Citizen Generation

Adaptations to a new series of Broadway plays allow seniors to take center stage. Features include shortened running times and light-weight scripts. ...Read more

Get to Know Jack, an 82-year-old Cycling Tour Guide who Volunteers with His Local Meals on Wheels

"I get as much back from delivering the meals as they get from me." ...Read more

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