Stories to make you smile

close up photo of dog wearing sunglasses
Let’s all be as happy as this dog! 

By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph

Sometimes you just need a feel-good read! Here are a few that are sure to make you smile!

Goodbye Nursing Homes! The New Trend Is Co-Housing With Friends
Nursing homes aren’t the only option. Many older adults are finding that moving in with friends keeps them happier and healthier longer! (Hey, it worked for the Golden Girls!)

50 Best Things That Happened in 2019
This lovely list, complete with adorable illustrations, includes some fun facts regarding seniors. South Korea is organizing daytime disco parties for people over 65, and there’s a Cuddle Club in San Francisco for senior citizens.

Kanreki: Japan’s Way of Celebrating Their 60th Birthday
Read about all the fun and sacred ways people in Japan celebrate getting older!

Couple Starts a Comedy Showcase as a Way To Give Back
A Maryland couple started an open-mic comedy night for older adults of all experience levels to laugh and appreciate one another.

The Most Iconic Christmas Traditions in Every State
Reader’s Digest tells us about “Lights of the Ozarks” in Arkansas, “Yuletide Tour at Winterthur” in Delaware, and more. What’s Wisconsin’s? You’ll have to read to find out!

SAIL knows a good laugh and time with friends is the key to long life and happiness. Remember to keep an eye on us on Facebook and our website to see what’s coming up. Until then, we hope these articles made you smile!

 

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