• Fundamentals for Fun at Fifty-Five

    1. Dare to try new things

    2. Say yes to opportunities

    3. Relax, smile, dance away your worries

    4. If not now, when?

    5. Just do it (you can analyze later)

  • Discounts for Fifty-Five +

    Golden Griddle Restaurant - 10% discount (excluding alcohol)
    Shoppers Drug Mart - 20% discount on Thursdays
    Zellers - 20% discount first Monday of month
    Thrifty Rental - 5% off time and mileage
    Best Western - 10% off room rates
    Sandman Hotels - 25% off room rates
    Howard Johnson Hotels - 10% off room rates

  • Fifty-Five is …

    fabulous, fanciful, fancy-free, fantastic, far-out, fashionable, fearless, feisty, fiery, fine, flamboyant, flashy, flattering, flirtatious, folksy, forthright, fortunate, foxy, frank, free, fresh, friendly, frivolous, fulsome, fun, funky, funny

You’re Gonna Love This

This is one of the best news stories I’ve seen in a long time. And, yes, it’s all about seniors!

On July 11, Doug Eaton celebrated his 65th birthday in an unconventional way. He didn’t go out for a fancy dinner, nor did he have a big surprise party.

Instead, he decided to give back.

For 65 minutes, he stood at a busy intersection in Oklahoma City and gave a five dollar bill to anyone who wanted one. He held a hand-written sign that read, “I have a home, a car and a job. Do you need a few bucks for coffee?”

He said it was the best birthday gift ever, inspired by a friend who suggested that he do 65 random acts of kindness for his birthday.

He’s off to a great start!

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  • Julie Wise is …

    a writer, author (Dream BIGGER: Reclaiming a Life of Joy and Ease), life/relationship coach and an intuitive healer by day. By night, she dances flamenco, thrives on chocolate and good red wine (shiraz will do!) She secretly plots to change the world, one dream at a time.
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