Issue 17, March 2013

Issue 17, March 2013

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8th Annual West Valley Senior Walk
Friday, April 5, 2013
8am to 10am
Westfield Valley Fair Mall
2855 Stevens Creek Blvd.
San Jose, CA
Free admission/vendor tables available
Info: 408.535.4901
Email: district1@sanjoseca.gov

Open House at The Villages
Golf & Country Club
Saturday, April 27, 2013
10am to 2pm
Evergreen Foothills, San Jose
Tours, wine tasting, Classic
Car show, food stalls
Must pre-register
Info: 408.223.4637
Email: info@the-villages.com

Modern Home Tours In Silicon Valley
March 23, 2103
11am to 5pm
See some of the finest homes and architecture in the Bay Area.
Part of proceeds go to Vision Literacy, helping adults with low literacy skills to read and write.
Tickets: $30.00 in advance
Ken Shallcross: 718.884.0689
Info: www.siliconvalley.modernhometours.com

El Camino YMCA
Active Older Adults Day
Thursday, May 23, 2013
9am to 2pm
El Camino YMCA
2400 Grant Rd.
Mountain View, CA
Vendor tables available.
Info: 650.969.9622


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to read the new Winter 2013 digital edition of ActiveOver50 magazine. Click on individual articles below.

Dr. Sylvia Earle
, 77, legendary ocean explorer and scientist

Why April 15 is Important" by Dr. Walter M. Bortz, II

Doing Great" by Bella Babot, staying positive despite serious illness

Kayaking with Orcas" by adventure travel writer Don Mankin

The Wrong Widow" by Renee Henning

Time to Downsize" by Pat Kapowich, sellers market

Managing Your Meds" by Dr. Moira Fordyce

The Long Hello" by Cathie Borrie, caring for mom with Alzheimer

Active 90+ Club" by Noreen Santaluce

Retirement Revisited" by Evelyn Preston, Money Lady

50 Euros a Night for a Paris Apartment" by travel writer Melody Wen

Secrets of Bulb Gardening" by Rich Santoro

Get Active Photo Contest

ActiveOver50 Media is pleased to announce its first annual “Get Active" Photo Contest to encourage boomers and seniors to stay active as long as possible. Prizes will be awarded for the most creative photographs showing “people over 50" engaged in a favorite exercise or sport.

The contest is open to amateurs only, regardless of age, sex or nationality. However, the subject in the photo must be at least 50.

No entry fee is necessary to participate or win. The contest is void where prohibited by law, regulation, statute or other appropriate legal authority.

Entry Period
March 1, 2013 to June 1, 2013

How to Enter
Take an original photo that reflects the theme of the contest: “Get Active." Entries must be submitted via the Internet to ActiveOver50.com/photocontest. Complete the entry form and submit it together with your photo(s). Submissions to the photo contest must be received by June 1, 2013 in order to be eligible.

Five categories, based on the age of the person photographed. Age group:
50-60; 60-70; 70-80; 80-90; 90+. Two entries maximum.

The most creative photograph in each age group will receive a prize to be announced in the Summer/July 2013 issue of ActiveOver50 magazine and on its website.

Prizes include:

  • Round trip coach tickets for two on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight train from the San Francisco Bay Area to Santa Barbara, CA. $392.00 value.
  • Yoga basket, $150.00 gift certificate to Breathe LG and a two hour design consultation from Harrell Remodeling to design a room for relaxation, meditation and/or exercise. Total value: $750.00.
  • Durable Power of Attorney ($450.00 value) and Advanced Healthcare Directive ($450.00 value) from The Law Office of Derryl H. Molina.

Advertise in Spring 2013 Issue of ActiveOver50.
Reach over 200,000 50+ Consumers

ActiveOver50’s print/digital magazine reaches over 200,000 readers in print and online in the San Francisco Bay Area. Deadline for reserving space in the Spring/April 2013 issue is March 22. Rates start as low as $59.00 for a mini ad. For more information and a Media Kit, email: Larry@ActiveOver50.com or call 408.921.5806.