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When The Dream Becomes Reality – The Beyond Sixty Project

By Susan Williams As a result of a chance encounter, Melissa Davey discovered a dream – she wanted to become a film maker. Today she is on the cusp of this becoming a reality. Melissa shares with us her experience of following her passion later in life and what she has learned along the way.

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A Haven of Hope For Older Homeless Men

By Dave Price It has been said you can’t really know someone until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes. But what happens if you give a pair of once-loved boots to someone who is struggling, hoping the gesture will make their difficult walk of life a little bit...

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Who Do You Want To Be?

By Mike Drak My son Doug is in Australia studying to be a doctor and he thought I might find the following story interesting. It’s about George Corones who at the age of 99 broke the world swimming record at the Commonwealth Games trials on the Gold Coast and...

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Pushing Your Limits As You Age

When was the last time you pushed yourself? You know, tried to do something completely different? Well here’s a great story of how one woman did just that. In retirement, Julia discovered that she really didn’t have any particular plan and found herself bored, lonely and struggling without any...

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Finding Energy, Awareness, Focus and Wonder

By Iris Ruth Pastor Through circumstances not altogether pleasant I found myself in the waiting room of Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City on Super Bowl weekend. Trying to distract myself from the myriad of tests my husband was having on his spine, I started reading the weekend...

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Tatsuo Horiuchi – An Innovator in Retirement

Retirement. It’s often the time in our life that we hope to resume the activities we love or experience new things we have either never had the time or opportunity to do so before. This was no exception for Tatsuo Horiuchi. When Tatsuo retired, he decided he wanted to...

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