Monthly Archives: July 2014

Mayor Hazel “Hurricane” McCallion

Here’s another one for the “so, what’s your excuse” category. Mayor Hazel “Hurricane” McCallion, age 88, the mayor of Mississauga in Ontario, Canada. Her record is modest. She’s only been mayor for 31 years. She only gets elected by 92% of the vote. Oh, and while every government body known to man or woman is…

UpGraded Senior Manifesto: Join the Revolution

Teddy Roosevelt summed up what could be a manifesto for living and for UpGrading Seniors as they struggle against the inevitable effects of time:

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.

—Theodore Roosevelt (1858 – 1919)

Imagine a Different Kind of Old Age!

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