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2016 Active Living Expo

Tallahassee seniors can learn about Florida State University’s (FSU) Institute for Successful Longevity (ISL) at the Active Living Expo on Sept. 15 and 16 at the Tallahassee Senior Center. Visitors to the expo can meet some of the institute’s affiliated faculty and graduate students and learn about their research into how individuals can remain active […]

Senior Center – Bucket List Reunion Luncheon

Mon., Aug. 29, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tallahassee Senior Center Celebrate Sheila Salyer’s 20 years leading the Tallahassee Senior Center Recognize those who have played a special role in the success and growth of the Tallahassee Senior Center & Foundation Join us in checking off items on our #TSCbucketlist: “New” senior center $1 million […]

Sheila Salyer – Going Strong for Seniors

There is a well-known company that positions itself as the “good-hands people.” But that moniker could also apply to Sheila Salyer. A uniquely solid, visionary and competent individual, Salyer has held the Tallahassee Senior Center in her own “good hands” for the last 20 years. The Senior Center will hold a celebration of Salyer’s 20 […]

Presentation by NPR’s Ina Jaffe 9/19 at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall: The Power of Lifelong Learning

Nationally renowned veteran NPR correspondent Ina Jaffe will speak on “The Power of Lifelong Learning” September 19, 7:30 p.m., at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. The event is hosted by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FSU in honor of the 25th anniversary of lifelong learning at FSU. Ms. Jaffe covers the aging of America in all […]

Chicago couple wins one year of rent-free living in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — Most people moving to Tallahassee don’t get a welcome greeting from the mayor himself. But then again, they’re not Glenn and Loujean Nelson. The couple from Chicago are the 2016 winners of the “Why I’d Love to Retire in Tallahassee Contest.” Put on by Choose Tallahassee, the organization grants one lucky […]

Chicago couple wins Choose Tallahassee contest

Glenn and Loujean Nelson are leaving the Windy City and moving to Tallahassee. Earlier today, the couple was named the winner of the Why I’d Love to Retire in Tallahassee, Florida contest, hosted by Choose Tallahassee, an all-volunteer organization that champions Tallahassee as a retirement city for Baby Boomers. The couple, retired elementary school teachers originally from […]

Chicago Couple Wins Free Rent In Tallahassee For A Year

A Chicago couple will be moving to Tallahassee with one year’s worth of free rent. They’re the winners of Choose Tallahassee’s “Why I’d Love to Retire in Tallahassee, Florida” Contest. On Skype Wednesday, Glenn and Loujean Nelson said they were drawn to Tallahassee because of the weather, healthcare options and college-town feel. “Tallahassee had more […]

Choose Tallahassee Announces Winners of Free Year of Retirement

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – Choose Tallahassee announced the winners of a free year of retirement in the capital city! Glenn and Loujean Nelson were declared the winners Wednesday. They’ll be moving to Tallahassee from the windy city. The goal of Choose Tallahassee is to show off Florida’s capital city as a retirement option. The Nelson’s […]

OLLI at FSU Receives $1 Million Endowment to Enhance Lifelong Learning Prograam

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida State University has been recognized for its excellence with a $1 million endowment from the Bernard Osher Foundation of San Francisco.  The highly competitive award, attained only by the elite institutions of the 119 OLLIs throughout the country, required meeting stringent criteria, including membership of […]