COVER The Best is Yet to Come
On a recent afternoon, while most British Columbians contend with rain or snow (or a combination of the two), Marlene Worrall delights in the dry heat of Palm Springs, California. For over a decade, this resort city is where Marlene has nested each winter: horseback riding in the desert valley, playing a round of tennis with friends, the massive slopes of the San Jacinto Mountains visible from the north. It’s a view that conjures wistful memories for Marlene, who was an actress in Los Angeles in the 1960s and would come on the weekends to escape the big city smog.
“When my mother was older, I asked if she had any regrets, and she thought for a while and said, ‘I guess the only regret I have is that I didn’t spend more time in Palm Springs.’” Marlene’s buoyant laugh marks the revelation; it’s clear that she made sure not to share in her mother’s contrition. READ MORE
Before & After Salve Daeyo Make-Over Winner
Congratulations to Salve Daeyo, the second of three Makeover contestants to undergo a transformation at the 55+ Lifestyle Show, held on September 22, 2016 in Vancouver.
Salve has been a singer since she began performing at the age of three in the Philippines, her homeland. Fifty-seven years later, she still sings every day. People, food and song are her passions and Salve has managed to weave them together in her role as a restauranteur, cook and songstress at Java Jazz in New Westminster. READ MORE
BLOG 50+ Women Are Good For Business
The over-50 consumer group represents a portion of the buying public no marketer can afford to ignore, says MassMutual Financial Group. But what makes their advice more intriguing is that they identify women as the major cohort in this consumer group. They state, “The women of this group own more than 75% of the nation’s financial wealth.” READ MORE
VICTORIA EVENT March 21, 2017 at Pearkes Arena
Meet Actor, Mentalist, Black Belt Martial Artist, Magician and Playing Card Afficionado:
Gerry was featured in INSPIRED Senior Living’s January edition. Come enjoy two entertaining presentations offered by Gerry: “The Black Belt Life - Living beyond 55 with passion and purpose” and “The Black Belt Brain - Re-charging your most valuable asset”.
Meet Fire-Walking, Performance and Mental Fitness Coach:
Come learn how shifting the way you think can build confidence, resilience and transform your physical capabilities. Sara Wegwitz is the performance and mental fitness coach behind a group of BC dragon boat paddlers, all over the age of 50, who won gold for Canada at last year’s world championships in Australia. The inspiring Gorging Dragons story is about participants who had never done much athletically before joining the sport of dragon boating. You, too, can achieve greater physical performance by mastering your mind. Sara doesn’t just talk the talk – she recently completed the Tony Robbins mind over matter fire-walking experience. She will present the THREE CORE building blocks that will put you on the road toward achieving your own extraordinary results.