The stars of a charity calendar are in their 80s and 90s, but that didn’t stop the men and women from an assisted living facility in Ohio from showing a little skin. Nice, Granny..?
I hope someday, when I am older, and preferably much wiser, I have the guts and energy to something amazing like these gals did. Some absolutely adorable gals wanted to raise money for charity, and possibly a few eyebrows along the way:
Miss March, who’s 88, wears a green top hat and not much else in the calendar from Pleasant Pointe Assisted Living, and the centerfolds are two women in their 90s who seem to be playing poker with strategically placed oversize cards.
Flip to February and you’ll see a smiling, white-haired Dottie Rutter soaking in a bubble bath and flower petals, with chocolates and lingerie nearby.
At 87, she’s the same age as the youngest of three models standing in the cover photo, where their bare feet and shoulders peek out from behind a banner they hold advertising the Barberton facility and the affiliated Pleasant View Health Care Center.
It reads: “Pleasant View, Pleasant Pointe.”
Another resident in the calendar is covered only by a large exercise ball.
Administrator Teresa Morris told The Akron Beacon Journal (http://bit.ly/1x0K3x3) that the residents were clearly having fun the morning the photos were taken.
“The residents were like 20-year-olds — giggling, and having the time of their lives,” Morris said. “I do not believe the elderly should just sit around staring at each other. I want a fun environment where I challenge them and they challenge me.”
Money from the $12 calendars goes toward a fund providing shoes for children in the local schools in the city of Barberton.
Woo hoo! I bet my Nana would actually think this was quite fun. Especially as it is for the children, who happen to be her whole heart. What a sweet story, and it looks like they had fun doing it as well. What amazing people to do such a worthy project.
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