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Stamp of Approval for Local Senior’s Collection

It’s safe to say George Clayton is a collector of sorts. His apartment at Edgemere senior living community is adorned with stamps, baseball cards, books and, of course, John Wayne memorabilia – highlighted by the life-size cutout that stands guard in the corner. For more than 40 years, the veteran of two Vietnam tours has built …

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Resident Dr. Tom McFaul Explores the Vast Diversity of Religion

There are few subjects as sensitive and potentially divisive as religion. But residents at Edgemere haven’t let any preconceptions stop them from embracing a world religions series led by one of their own, Dr. Tom McFaul. “At Edgemere, I’ve discovered many residents are eager to learn more,” said McFaul, a former Methodist minister who’s been …

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Edgemere Resident Doesn’t Play Around When It Comes to Bridge

You might expect to find bridge games and tables featured at senior living communities, but there’s no player in the Dallas area quite like Jean Jensen. For more than 75 years, the Edgemere resident and the card game known for its tricks and subtleties have literally gone hand in hand. Whether it’s contract bridge or duplicate, at …

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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Spark Memories for Retired U.S. Coast Guard Officer

On an average day, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) conducts 45 search-and-rescue operations, saves 10 lives and protects over $1.2 million in property. But lately, the USCG has been hard at work rescuing thousands of people in Texas and Florida after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma made landfall. Their heroic efforts caught the attention of …

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Residents of Edgemere Host Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

All eyes were on the sky for the total solar eclipse. The celestial event captivated the country as millions observed the natural phenomenon on Monday, August 21. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the sun when viewing it from Earth. As the …

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Edgemere Resident Celebrates 105th Birthday

Turning 105 is a milestone not many people get to experience, but for one resident at Edgemere that day is now a reality. John Tower celebrated his 105th birthday on Monday, August 21. The celebration, located at Edgemere (8523 Thackery Street), honored Tower, and family members were present along with fellow residents to share the …

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