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Veterans honored for their service during portrait unveiling

West Lake Hills Mayor Linda Anthony praised veterans attending the recent opening of the Belmont Village “American Heroes: Portraits of Service Exhibit” featuring work by noted photographer Tom Sanders.

“No words can convey the depth of gratitude we as a people and country owe you and your families for your service and sacrifices on our behalf.” Anthony told the veterans at the Feb. 17 unveiling ceremony. She also praised their “depth of character, the steeliness of their commitment to each other, our country and our ideals.”

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The Just Right Challenge: How To Get The Most Out of Your Brain

Forgot your keys? Can’t remember names? We all have these lapses from time to time, but there are ways to get more out of your brain. Regular mental fitness builds cognitive reserve to draw on as you age. Creating your own “just right challenge” can help you achieve the highest level of function and keep your brain at the top of its game.

Beverly Sanborn, nationally recognized gerontologist and creator of Belmont Village’s award-winning Circle of Friends®memory enrichment program for early stage memory loss, discusses to get the most out of your brain at every age on Local Memphis Live. To see the video, click the link below.

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PHOTO EXHIBIT SHOWS AGE ‘DOES NOT DIMINISH THE BRAVERY’ OF WWII VETERANS

The portraits hang along the senior living center’s longest hallway. They depict veterans decades after their service — their skin now wrinkled and hair now white. Some wear medals, others sailor hats and garrison caps. The permanent portrait exhibit of veterans, residents at Belmont Village Senior Living Turtle Creek, opened Thursday. It is open to the public. Continue reading “PHOTO EXHIBIT SHOWS AGE ‘DOES NOT DIMINISH THE BRAVERY’ OF WWII VETERANS”




Portraits Capture Greatest Generation Before They’re Gone

Portraits of nearly two dozen veterans in the Belmont Village Assisted Living home were honored with portraits reminiscent of their days serving their country.

History remembers December 7th as a “day which will live infamy,” but at Belmont Village Assisted Living in Green Hills Monday, December 7th was as much about remembering the past as it was preserving it.

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Reluctant WWII Heroes Take Their Bows

Frank Cummings and Robert Meiborg are among the vast group of soldiers who came home from World War II and never thought of themselves as heroes.

They never told their stories. Didn’t know anyone wanted to hear them.

But now that their photos are on the wall of the Belmont Village Senior Living Community in Carol Stream as part of its American Heroes: Portraits of Service gallery, I think they’re getting the message. Continue reading “Reluctant WWII Heroes Take Their Bows”


Capturing Burbank’s Heroes of Yesteryear

In a hallway on the second floor of the Belmont Village of Burbank assisted-living facility on Monday, Ed Robinson was decked out in a deep blue beret, emblazoned with gold letters spelling “U.S. Navy” on the band and a blue-and-white scarf stylishly knotted around his neck. And he was singing “Anchors Aweigh” — the Navy’s official song.

Long ago, Robinson served in the sea service testing parachutes during the Korean War — 182 jumps, or “something like that,” including some tests where he sat in an ejection seat, he said, and someone else did all the work. Continue reading “Capturing Burbank’s Heroes of Yesteryear”