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“You don't stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.” ― George Bernard Shaw

The Silver Tsunami – An Unprecedented Societal Shift

Written By: Weyman Perry Recipe for a Perfect Storm. . . Take a POPULATION GROWTH bomb and mix it with…. A dramatically INCREASING LIFESPAN. Our World is Getting Older From now on, population growth comes from more elders and middle aged people than from infants. By 2050 we will move from 1 in 5 people […]

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Celebrated Centenarian – Mozelle Blair

Majorie Mozelle Blair was born in 1915 in Cornelia, Georgia. The oldest of five children, she lived in Cornelia, Georgia until moving to Young Harris to attend Young Harris College. She graduated with a degree in education and began work as a fourth grade teacher. In 1943 Ms. Blair moved to Atlanta to begin work […]

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Celebrated Centenarian – Claire Taylor

Claire Clark (Taylor) was born in Hastings, Nebraska, on October 27, 1914. She spent most of her school years in Eugene, Oregon, where her father was pastor of a church closely linked to the university. Her mother served as chair of the music department. Claire began her first job there, playing the organ for church […]

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Celebrated Centenarian – Evelyn Emanuel

written by: Weyman Perry and Danielle Grabol Evelyn Emanuel was born on October 6, 1915, in Scranton, PA. She was one of three girls in her family and she was the middle daughter. They moved to the Virginia Beach area when she was very young and that is where she spent most of her life. […]

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Lela Mae Dawson – Mary E. Crockett Service Award

This year’s recipient of the Mary E. Crockett Service Award was Lela Mae Dawson. This award was created in 2000 and named for our former employee Mary Crockett. Full time employees that have been employed for five years are eligible for this award and it is voted on by Personal Care employees with two years […]

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Peta Gay Hampton Coleman – Anna Grace Green Founder’s Award

The Anna Grace Green award was created to recognize Personal Care’s Founder, Anna Grace Green. This award is a result of compliments from clients, family members, and office staff. Peta Gay was the hands down winner this year. Her flexibility has always been one of the things that the staffing office has appreciated about Peta. She will start a new case with very little information and go anywhere on short notice. Peta works nights and wasn’t planning on coming to the banquet but we sweet talked her and she even bought a new outfit. Her pleasant demeanor makes her a very sought after caregiver.

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Thirty-Five Years and Counting

Reflections of Two Owners written by: Martha Clinckscales Forty years ago, when I graduated from high school, my aunt and uncle gave me a beautiful volume of Archibald MacLeish’s writings. I gravitated toward his poem, L’An Trentiesme De Mon Eage, “The year of my thirtieth.” While I was far from 30 then—light years when one […]

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Race Across America

Danielle GrabolLast June, in Oceanside, California, I stood on a pier gazing at a huge banner that read, “Race Across America: The world’s toughest bicycle race. 3000 miles coast-to-coast.” I was about to begin this arduous race, alongside my racing partner, fellow Atlantan Kacie Darden. We were the lone females racing in the two-person female team category. Our goal was to finish the race faster than any of the other two-female teams that had ever raced before us.

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Goal Setting

Goal setting is used by top-level athletes, successful business-people and achievers in all elds. Setting goals gives you long-term vision and short-term motivation. It focuses your acquisition of knowledge, and helps you to organize your time and your resources so that you can make the very most of your life. A useful way of making […]

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