Rowdy Gaines is, in a single word, inspirational. He’s also humble and would prefer that the spotlight be pointed at just about anyone other than himself. That’s why when we awarded Rowdy Gaines with the Growing Bolder Inspirational Award at his annual Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic swim meet, we weren’t at all surprised that he graciously accepted and almost immediately went back to doing what he does best: helping to motivate, encourage and celebrate everyone around him.
iBrand is a new book from Pamela and Olivia Sain in tribute to Gary Sain, the branding expert and tourism executive who died suddenly in 2012. It’s a showcase of his published articles, notes, presentations, testimonials from friends and much more, and celebrates the good life lessons that they fear are in danger of becoming obsolete.
Allegro Presents The 2016 Growing Bolder Awards winners included a 296-time triathlete (and cancer survivor), a playwright, a 71-year-old record-holding skydiver, an Air Force Chaplain and a groundbreaking visionary who founded the nurse practitioner movement.
If you’re going to run — why not do it for a great cause? Since 1999, Kids House has been a safe and caring place where child victims of abuse in Central Florida can find compassionate care and healing. Each year, thousands of children are helped, and their families are offered services and counseling
The first-annual Allegro presents the Growing Bolder Awards, brought to you by Senior Resource Alliance and Winter Park Health Foundation, will shine the spotlight on seniors who, as valuable members of our community, are pursuing their passions and living lives of purpose, while making a difference in the lives of others.
Surviving & Thriving shines a spotlight on those who’ve overcome the kinds of challenges we all face in life and come out on the other side — stronger than ever. It tells the stories of those who’ve survived these obstacles and want to help you keep moving forward on your journey, too.
Margaret Kohn plans to summit Mount Kilimanjaro in honor of the victims of Orlando’s Pulse nightclub shooting, despite her diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.
The holidays can actually be the perfect time and place to start discussing end-of-life wishes. The conversation is not always easy to do over the phone or by email, so why not embrace the opportunity to connect with your loved ones and advocates in person, during holiday get-togethers and celebrations?
With 10,000 of us turning 65 every day there is a deafening silence when it comes to talking about our wishes for end-of-life-care. Ellen Goodman understands the struggle from her personal experiences, and as the co-founder and Director of The Conversation Project, she’s now on a mission to help all of us have the conversation with those we care for and those who may have to help us in our final days.
You probably already know that you should be having conversations with your family not only about their wishes for medical and end-of-life care, but about your own. We want to make it easy to not only start those discussions, but document them.