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Life Story Workshop: Snippets from PSS Senior Centers


May 4, 2020 We had our first Life Story Workshop with PSS earlier this week, and our small group had great time and shared a good laugh as we swapped stories about the silly things we did when we were kids. Near the end of the workshop, we shifted gears to a more serious topic with the question: What was the greatest historical event you lived through? Not only were the stories this question led to wonderfully captivating, but they also give a snapshot of the absolutely brilliant community that exists at PSS. We figured it was only appropriate...

Online Life Story Workshops keep nursing homes residents connected


With the death of over 30 residents at the Life Care Center of Kirkland in Seattle as a result of COVID-19, thousands of nursing homes across the United States have moved their residents into lock down to protect some of our nation’s most vulnerable residents from the threat posed by the coronavirus. All in-person, group recreation activities have been canceled and visitation from family and friends have also been prohibited. While social distancing may protect our seniors from the highly contagious virus ravaging the world, it is also exposing them to negative health effects of loneliness. Loneliness has been...

Online Watch Party: Charade (1963) with Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn


Vita Story Club is launching our Friday Classic Movie Series! You can watch for free by joining our Facebook group page. Charade (1963) Viewing times First showing: Friday, April 3, 3:00pm Second showing: Friday, April 3, 6:00pm Film History Stanley Donen's Charade opened at Radio City, Manhattan in December 1963, just a couple of weeks after the Kennedy assassination. At 6am, on a freezing December morning, the crowds were already lining up down 50th Street and 6th Avenue to make sure they got a seat! Donen directs the film with a distinctly Hitchcockian style, creating what has been referred to as “the best Hitchcock film that Hitchcock never...