Category: Meet Our Residents

Alice Yee: A Life of Service and Action

“The power, passion, and purpose of ancient female wisdom.” This phrase is the credo of the Crone’s Counsel, a non-profit organization that honors and advances the aging woman’s value to society. The description could also easily describe resident Alice Yee, a pioneer for women’s equality for more than three quarters of a century. Born in… Read more

Old Men and The Sea

In August 2014, my lifelong friend, Dave Radcliff, invited me to join a 20-plus-mile swim relay across Catalina Channel.  As it had never been attempted by 80-year-olds, we would set an international record.  I feared I wouldn’t measure up, but I accepted. Dave swam in the 1956 Olympics.  Our teammates, all Masters Swimmers, compete in… Read more