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Fox Run
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Retirees living at Fox Run were especially active this past autumn. For example, many of them took part in a color run, a popular style of 5K race in which participants are doused in a different color paint after each kilometer. 

Fox Run
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Pat Morgan spent her career as a teacher. She’s retired now, but in a unique way, she is still helping people learn. 

Pat leads Fox Run’s Arts a la Carte committee, which organizes monthly outings for residents to take advantage of Detroit’s vibrant arts and culture scene. 

Fox Run
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George and Wilma Gallanis have known each other, literally, their entire lives. Their mothers were friends when they were born just a few months apart, and their families socialized throughout their childhoods in upstate New York.

Eagle's Trace
women with two dogs

When Marty Connelly’s wife Sandy came home from work with a ball of fur tucked in a cardboard box, Marty didn’t know if the dog would stay or go.

Eagle's Trace
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It’s official.

Trace has a day of the year to call its own. Houston’s City Council recently recognized the community for its service, job creation, and intergenerational programs.

Riderwood
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Among the members of Riderwood’s resident-run arts committee is one former Washington, D.C., art professional with an exceptionally impressive resume. Andrea Nicolls was the curator at the National Museum of African Art, one of the Smithsonian Institute museums. 

Riderwood
couple in front of family photos

Won Yin has spent much of her life with her hands in wet clay. 

She has loved making ceramics since she was young. She earned her master’s degree with a concentration in ceramics, and she turned her passion into a career by teaching ceramics and other art subjects. 

Oak Crest
two women with dog

There’s a saying that if you can look at a dog and not feel vicarious excitement and affection, then you must be a cat. 

Oak Crest
two men in race outfits with trainer

If you ask Michelle Caldwell how old she feels, she’ll tell you not a day over 40. Thanks to an active lifestyle and vigorous fitness routine, the 64-year-old is enjoying some of the best years of her life. But it hasn’t always been that way. Like many Americans, exercise wasn’t always a priority for Michelle.