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dietmar and nellia
Old age isn't kind to everyone. It brings aches and pains to place you didn't even know could hurt. However, one thing it cannot take away is our spirits. Just ask Austrian couple Dietmar and Nellia! These two have a passion for dancing. And they share it with the world in the annual dance event "Rock That Swing Festival." Over...
Paul Smith was born in Philadelphia in September 21, 1921. From an early age, he suffered from severe spastic cerebral palsy. Doctors suspected he wouldn’t live long. His condition made it impossible for him to attend school. Due to the relative loss of motor control, he couldn’t even eat, clothe, or bathe himself. Expressing himself to others was a...
Alzheimer’s is hard for both the patients and their loved ones. Often dubbed as the “Memory Thief”, this chronic neurodegenerative disease starts off slow and gets worse with time. It is responsible for 60% to 70% of cases of dementia. This regressive brain disorder affects around half of the people over 85 years of age and it has no...
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The video below shares with us a performance by an incredible street artist. The piano is called Foxgang Amadeus and it is located at Cobourg, Ontario on the northwest corner of Victoria Park. It was placed there for the “Keys To Our Town” art initiative. Foxgang Amadeus is left open on the streets for performers to play. When Katriona Dean...
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Many people tend to think that senior citizens don’t know how to have fun. They are often portrayed as being passive people who do nothing but mop around all day. However, these amazing seniors featured in the video below prove to us that age is just a number. What matters is keeping your heart and mind young. The residents...
The world is full of so much hate and negativity. Every day, we hear news of death, war, and despair. Instead of progress, we seem to be stepping back in time. Everyone is just so sad and frustrated by everything, so it’s nice to hear good news every once in a while. For every bad person in the world,...
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Minnesota police officer, Sergeant Lenz, spotted an elderly woman “making a scene” in a parking lot, and she knew she had to do something about it. Scenes like these are not common, but as a part of the Austin Police Department, she was ready for whatever came her way. 92-year-old Millie was all alone in the parking lot. She...
“Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen truly stands the tests of time. It is a musical masterpiece and some even consider it to be the greatest rock song of all time. Moreover, it has a very complicated composition for such a popular song. Maybe that is why these two men interrupted this boy to challenge him to play it. Little did they...
Gary and Charlotte Chaney have been dancing together most of their lives. The video below features one of their performances. When they stepped on the dance floor at the Chicago's Windy City Jitterbug Club, they left the spectators in complete awe at what they did. The duo is amazing, but they also had a surprise guest in store! Gary and...
In the past, news of coin shaming in shops and stores have become viral. While some people argue that money is money, one bar in Virginia called out a high school student in Social Media for paying a $20 bill with coins. While they deleted the post after getting a backlash from people, coin shaming is still something that...
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When we think of synchronized swimming, the first thing that comes into mind is images of young, athletic women. The last thing you’d associate with synchronized swimming is elderly men. But these elderly gentlemen gave everyone a huge surprise. They are putting that stereotype behind them with this hilarious retirement home performance. If you think the elderly are boring,...
Elderly hospices and care homes can be pretty uneventful. Unfortunately, older people aren't able to participate in many activities that can be fun. They can't do vigorous physical activities like dancing. However, there is one kind of dance that everyone knows and can do! It has been more than 25 years since the "Macarena" song was released. Moreover, the dance...
Josh Turner is an exceptional artist of this generation. Not only is a grammy nominated country singer, but his songs messages hold a special place in many people's hearts. Furthermore, his concerts are incredible because he always puts his fans first. Not only that, he even includes his supporters in some of his performances! But nothing beats this one...
boogie-couple
People often stereotype elders to be boring and passive people. But the couple featured in the video below proves that age is just a number. Their unbelievable dance moves have taken the internet by storm lately. You are going to be stumped when you see these seniors step onto the dance floor and execute their perfect routine. Everyone who...
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Just For Laughs: Gags has to be one of the best reality shows to ever come on the small screen. This Canadian team also has a channel on YouTube where it posts some hilarious pranks. They have some pretty simple gags, but they do cause plenty of laughs. They have been making people reel over with laughter since 2000!...
Nowadays, people are so busy that they don't have time to see how their neighbors are doing. But this case takes ignorance to a whole new level! The city fined this 90-years-old woman hefty amounts after neighbors complained about her messy home. If only they had asked her politely, they would have known that it wasn't even her mess...