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Denver, CO
Joined April 2009
#WellbeingKits are back this year, providing older adults in residential care communities w/ inspiration to support their health & alleviate social isolation. Shout out to title sponsor @Essity for supporting our shared mission to improve wellbeing & enhance quality of life.
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Wish of a Lifetime from @AARP is excited to announce that this year we sent 5000 #Wellbeing Kits to isolated older adults in senior residential care communities! Learn more: visit spr.ly/6018ya9bK
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Special thanks to Title Sponsor @DeltaDentalins for its support in bringing smiles to the faces of 5K older adults as they open and enjoy #WellbeingKits designed to enhance their wellbeing and foster connection. Learn more: spr.ly/6011yQ8cf
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Wellbeing Kits by @wishofalifetime from @AARP were designed to combat #socialisolation among older adults by enhancing #wellbeing for the mind, body, & soul, & inspiring connection. To learn more visit: spr.ly/6011yqzGV
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Wish of a Lifetime retweeted
WWII vet Bob Levine is living a remarkable life. Proud of the work @wishofalifetime has done to grant Bob his wish to reconnect with @SenDuckworth 17 years after they first met at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. aarp.org/home-family/friends…
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#ThrowbackWish | It would be hard to find anyone more passionate about aviation than 78-year-old Ida, except maybe her sister, Isabelle. Both women attended the Chicago Air Show and spent time with the @BlueAngels for their wish of a lifetime! (Wish granted: 2014)
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This time last yr, we joined forces with @AARP. In that spirit, we thought we'd share the 1st wish we granted together. “I’ve seen a lot but this takes my breath away,” says 99yo Inky. Inky is a Holocaust survivor who's led a life of adventure. Her story: spr.ly/6018yYDPp
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There's something intangible about the mountains that draws people in. And for many, it's a love that lasts a lifetime. It had been 40 years since Donald had felt crisp mountain air on his face, and his wish was to feel that thrill once again. Read more: spr.ly/6010yc8Sj
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“Seniors, given the chance and the right help, can do anything.” (Mona, 80) See more pictures and read Mona’s story: spr.ly/6011y57Gl
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"My wish of a lifetime was to have some dishes that I would have had as a child, which was Wild Game, food I actually spent time in the woods to catch.” 100-year-old Albert's wish may be simple, but food memories are a real thing! More on Albert's wish: spr.ly/6015ynPd9
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To all the fathers, old mans, papas and pops—we hope your day is flippin' awesome!
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We recently learned of @trysaga, which helps parents capture & save family memories, from kids to grandparents. This #FathersDay, their Saga Heroes campaign is an effort to unearth wishes for amazing dads/papás/bàba... Submit a wish for a deserving dad! spr.ly/6017yzhE7
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Many of us can relate to the feeling of longing to hold those near and dear. Well, we want to help make those reunions possible. Are you, or do you know, an older adult with a wish to reunite with a loved one? Visit our website to submit a wish! wishofalifetime.org
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When 95 year old Elayne was put on hospice, she just had one wish: to hug and kiss her son, Greg, once more. Read their story here: spr.ly/6013HhFQx
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Siblings Angel & Maria immigrated to the US in the 1970’s from their home country, Peru. Despite having stayed in touch over the past 3 decades, they had not seen each other in 28 years. Their Wish of a Lifetime was to be together again. Their story: spr.ly/6018H78wi
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“If a 70-year-old can do something that her 18-year-old self wanted, I think that would be inspiring to anybody.” Be sure to read Pat’s Wish Story to discover how she accomplished a lifelong dream at age 70! spr.ly/6018H43B2
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"I love the adrenaline rush I got on the curves. It was everything I imagined and then some." -Helen, 95 Helen's wish to ride a Harley & revel in the thrill of a new adventure reminds us that it's never too late to find & embrace your passions and dreams. (Wish granted: 2017)
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"I hugged her and hugged her and hugged her and I couldn't get enough of hugging her after so many years." - Maple, 72 (Cousins, Maple and Glenda) ___ Post pandemic feelings...imagining a world where we can #hug our loved ones again! (Wish granted: 2019)
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At 88, Ellie's only hope was to “once again glide a steep slope covered with fresh fallen snow; to feel the cold fresh air fill my lungs and caress my cheeks." WATCH this throw back wish come true: spr.ly/6017Ho4SP
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