Wesley Wheelers’ First CyberCycle Competition

A few weeks before a national CyberCycle competition took place among senior communities, Wesley Palms Retirement Community had a chance to get acquainted with this stationary smart bike. Equipped with virtual reality screens, CyberCycle connects riders from all over the world and allows them to compete with each other.The goal of the national competition was for a team to ride as many miles as possible during a week. Since many of our team members had only ridden the bi…

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The Way It Is: The Bird’s Eye View From Ninety

Since my sky diving adventure, friends and kin have praised me for being courageous. I don’t see it that way. Yes, I am of a “certain age” as they say, but every resident at Wesley Palms knows about being “courageous” in so many ways. We all have reached a stage in life where we experience things that require a great deal of strength -- struggle daily through pain of body and pain of losses. It takes effort. It takes courage. If you are a senior, you know w…

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Love, Laugh, Pray

THOSE THREE WORDS are one of the signs I have posted on the door of my suite here at Wesley Palms. Laugh, Love and Pray. That pretty well sums up my philosophy of life. The other sign on my door is a note to God, telling Him that I am ready, but in no hurry. I celebrated my 99th birthday last month, but am in no rush to move on quite yet. I grew up out in the country in Orange County, California in an area that later became Disneyland. Those were the years of the Great Depression. We were …

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