Remarkable Late-in-Life Achievers

Remarkable Late-in-Life Achievers

Did you know today is International Day of Older Persons?  We are celebrating those who have experienced achievement late-in-life to inspire you to continue reaching for your dreams.  As part of your celebration today, set a new goal and go after it!   Remarkable Late-in-Life Achievers

The theme of this year’s event is ‘Stepping into the Future: Tapping the Talents, Contributions and Participation of Older Persons in Society’, and there are plenty of case studies to show that people can achieve extraordinary feats in their senior years. This infographic highlights people aged 60+ who have done remarkable things such as climbing Mount Everest, running full marathons, writing bestselling novels and creating innovative fashion ideas.

We thank Home Healthcare Adaptations for sharing these great stories!

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Kimberly Johnson

As a co-owner of Senior.com, Kimberly Johnson is passionate about providing Seniors with the resources and products to live well.  Kimberly is a seasoned caregiver to her family and breast cancer survivor.  Her father battled ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease, for 13 months before passing.  Today Kimberly lives in Southern California near her 102 year old grandmother, widowed mother, a mentally disabled sister and second sister who is also a breast cancer survivor.  She is happily married to her husband of 22 years and they have 3 children.

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