Golden Opportunities for Golden Agers

Shreves, Kelly
August 2009
PN;Aug2009, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p60
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The article offers information on the 23rd National Veterans Golden Age Games which was held from June 1-5, 2009 in Birmingham, Alabama. According to the article, the event has been participated with various disabled military veterans in the country aged 55 and older and played different types of games including bowling, golf and swimming. It is stated that the program has been designed to promote health and wellness for older veterans. INSET: Enhancing Life.


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