Everyone has heard of Generals Patton and Eisenhower, the Tuskegee Airmen, the Enola Gay, and Rosie the Riveter. But have you heard of the Twenty-Third Headquarters Special Troops? No? Don’t be surprised — up until about 20 years ago, almost no one had heard of the Ghost Army of World War II.
With a force of 1,100 brilliant, creative men, the Ghost Army’s mission was to defraud, disappoint, dupe, deceive, and decoy the enemy.
Today, many of our naton’s old rail beds sit unused and overgrown. A clever organizaton, known as Rails to Trails, has come up with a great plan to preserve history and utlize the space. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a nonproft organizaton working with communites to preserve unused rail corridors by transforming them into trails, enhancing the health of America’s environment, economy, neighborhoods and people. Their mission statement is “to create a natonwide network of trails from former rail lines and connectng corridors to build healthier places for healthier people.”
Since 2005, Lifestyles over 50 has served seniors, boomers and caregivers with publications in Pennsylvania. Now the Lifestyles over 50 senior directory magazine is available in Bucks and Montgomery Counties.
Professionals who work in the health and senior care industry use Lifestyles over 50 because it is the most comprehensive local resource to give to patients and clients. Lifestyles over 50 is distributed to social workers, discharge planners, elder care attorneys, financial planners, realtors, pastoral care staff, and other trusted advisors.
Bring you’re ‘A’ game to the Bucks County Senior Games on June 6– June 11, 2016. Events include bocce, bowling, pinnocle, darts, trivia, golf, track and field and more! Click to see the event dates, times and location.
AGE CATEGORIES for Men and Women: 50–59, 60–69, 70–79, 80–89, 90 and older. Select an age category based on your age as of December 31, 2015. The Bucks County Senior Games reserves the right to combine age groups if there are only a few applicants in an event.
Bucks County seniors have a new alternative to assisted living: The Bridges at Warwick in Jamison. Offering personalized assisted senior care, transitional living for those with early memory loss and comprehensive memory care, the community is now open and welcoming its first residents.
Executive Director Sue Sunderland says there is no other senior living community like The Bridges at Warwick. “The Bridges at Warwick is a small, family-owned and -operated community. This means we don’t answer to a large corporate office several states away. We answer to our residents and their families – period.“