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Age introduction ppt

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Accomplishments made by individuals over the age of 50.

Accomplishments made by individuals over the age of 50.


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  • 1. Age is an AdvantageRose Susami, M.Ed, CPRW
  • 2. Did you know about the many notableachievements that were completed byindividuals over the age of 50?
  • 3. The Origin of Species wascompleted when CharlesDarwin was 50 years old
  • 4. At age 52, Tchaikovskycomposed the Nutcracker Suite
  • 5. Louise Cooper, a breast cancersurvivor, conquered the 135 mile Badwater ultra marathon, just 5 months after completing Chemotherapy…AT AGE 54
  • 6. George Washington wasinaugurated as the first President of the United States at age 57
  • 7. Jamie LeeCurtis posed topless for AARPmagazine for her 50 th Birthday
  • 8. The great pleasure in life isdoing what people say youcannot do Walter Bagehot
  • 9. Mona Lisa’s famoussmile was created when Leonardo Da Vinci was 52
  • 10. Ray Croc, a milkshake machinesalesman, open his firstrestaurant at age 52 called….
  • 11. At age 53, WaltDisney opened Disneyland
  • 12. MargaretThatcherbecameBritain’s firstfemale primeminister at 53
  • 13. The secret to staying young is to… Live honestly… Eat slowly… And lie about your age. -Lucille Ball
  • 14. Clifford Batt of Australia successfully made the swim across the English Channel at age 67
  • 15. Michelangelocompleted hisLast Judgmentfresco in theSistine Chapelat 66
  • 16. Alfred Hitchcock created hisclassic film Psycho at age 60
  • 17. Annie Peck, age 57, was the first person toreach the summit of Mount Huascaran in the Andes mountain range
  • 18. In love, as in other matters, theyoung are just beginners Isaac Bashevis Singer
  • 19. At age67, EngineerJoseph BaermannStrauss’ decadeslong dream wasfinished when thisfamous landmarkwas opened:
  • 20. LAURA INGALLS WILDER PUBLISHED“LITTLE HOUSE IN THE BIG WOODS”,THE FIRST OF HER EIGHT PARTLITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIESERIES AT AGE 65
  • 21. Betty ford opened her eponymously namedcenter to treat substance abuse when she was 64
  • 22. Clara Barton Established theRed Cross when she was 59
  • 23. FRANK LLOYDWRIGHTCOMPLETEDTHEGUGGENHEIMMUSEUMAT AGE 89
  • 24. At Age 78, Anna Moses, took up paintingafter abandoning a career in embroiderybecause of arthritisAn art dealer discovered her paintings in alocal drugstore window and turned her intoan internationally renownedartist, completing 3, 600 canvasses in 3decades.

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