Young at heart

By Patty Gayes| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Seniors
Little kids and old folks find comfort in each other’s company at an intergenerational center.

At age 3, Annie was everyone’s darling, an outgoing little imp who amused the elderly clients at the fledgling day services facility with her songs, dances, and endless prattle. The daughter of a staff member there, she was short on inhibitions, known to hop up on the lap of the wheelchair-bound clients and ask for a ride around the room.


Young at heart

By Patty Gayes| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Seniors
Little kids and old folks find comfort in each other’s company at an intergenerational center.

At age 3, Annie was everyone’s darling, an outgoing little imp who amused the elderly clients at the fledgling day services facility with her songs, dances, and endless prattle. The daughter of a staff member there, she was short on inhibitions, known to hop up on the lap of the wheelchair-bound clients and ask for a ride around the room.


Asking for direction ... finally

By Peter Feureherd| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Seniors Spirituality
Sometimes the best place to talk to Catholic baby boomer men about spirituality is far removed from the quiet of a church sanctuary.

 

Kevin Bartels of Queens, New York, 48, is talking about God while some of his fellow baby boomers play weekend basketball at a city playground, a weekly ritual he partakes in with as much diligence as he attends to his Sunday Mass obligation.


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