Tennessee first lady Maria Lee, rising K-6th graders to assist local seniors for day of service

Tennessee first lady Maria Lee, rising K-6th graders assist local seniors for day of service

Through a Summer Challenge program led by Tennessee First Lady Marie Lee, rising K-6th graders participated in various service projects to assist seniors on Thursday, June 6, at FiftyForward Madison Station. Participating students helped with gardening, cleaning, fitness and craft projects from noon to 1:30 p.m. In addition to the camaraderie of the day, attendees enjoyed refreshments, including Kona Ice.

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Fiftyforward To Serve More Seniors With Expansion Into La Vergne, Tn

FiftyForward, a leading resource for adults 50+ in Middle Tennessee,  and the City of La Vergne Parks & Recreation Department have finalized plans to transfer the operations of the existing Senior Center, located at 337 Stones River Road in La Vergne, TN, to FiftyForward. The agency currently operates seven lifelong learning centers across Davidson and Williamson counties. The transition is effective on May 1, 2024.

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Squeeze the Day Podcast: James Ivey on Ministering, Mentoring, and Longevity Despite Health Troubles

James Ivey spent much of his life as a minister in the U.S. and as a missionary around the world. In his later years, a health incident brought him back to Middle Tennessee. Join us to learn about his “can do” attitude, why he stays motivated to help others often as a mentor to those around him, and the role his extended family and his daughter's friends, the Sister Circle, play in his life.

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Squeeze the Day Podcast: Engineer turned entrepreneur T.J. Tennent talks about how anger management, self-care, and respect for others help his global tire business shine

T.J. Tennent is a forensics expert, motivational speaker, and entrepreneur who has channeled negativity for the greater good. He's a natural-born teacher who uses his longtime passion for all things automotive to create a global tire forensics business that is building momentum. In this Squeeze the Day, let's learn how anger management, valuing relationships, and leveraging expertise have created a booming business. 

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FiftyForward members dance the night away at Older Americans Month Celebration

Our FiftyForward members enjoyed a night of dinner, drinks, and dancing! We concluded our monthlong celebration of Older Americans Month with a dinner at FiftyForward Martin Center on May 18.

The evening started with guests getting their photo taken and then a cocktail hour. Before a delicious buffet-style chicken dinner. Following the meal, Adam played classics from the 50’s and 60’s. Dressy attire was encouraged and our members were dressed to the nines.

The event was a way of saying thank you to our members for their contributions to their community.

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Joan Lunden offered unique insight on aging, and life as she helped FiftyForward launch Older Americans Month festivities in Nashville

Award-winning journalist Joan Lunden brought her sense of humor and unique perspective on life and aging to a recent breakfast at Geodis Park in Nashville, hosted by FiftyForward. The event was the kick-off for FiftyForward’s celebration and recognition of Older Americans Month, the awareness month that began in May 1963 to honor the contributions of older Americans in our lives.

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