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Senior Citizen's Pay for Bush Failures
"...the whole truth or mixing truth with lies. The senior citizens are directly paying for this war with their..."

April 12, 2004 Postmarks

Point Austin: Citizens Needed
The city is considering charter revision, but the citizens are still yawning
"...eventual council response as well as that of the citizens will largely depend on what the CRC recommends in..."

Nov. 30, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Unfinished Song
Vanessa Redgrave and Terence Stamp bring vitality to their roles in film otherwise filled with cliches about aging and the curative power of singing your heart out.
"...rehearsing with the community choir made up of fellow senior citizens to be ill-spent time. He dutifully and silently..."

July 5, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Even though this documentary about a choral group of lovable octogenarians whose perform songs by Sonic Youth and the Talking Heads sounds gimmicky, it is really about something to which we can all relate: our own mortality.
"...deceptively simple, this documentary spends two months with these senior citizens as they prepare for their Alive and Well..."

April 18, 2008 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Our readers talk back.
"...stop Capital Metro from providing high-performance transit to Austin citizens in 2000 (striking a blow against the liberals) and..."

April 16, 2004 Column

Roam Sweet Home
Filmmaker Ellen Spiro and the Texas Documentary Tour
" "the Geritol Gypsies," a loosely connected group of senior citizens who have abandoned the safe mores of a..."

Nov. 7, 1997 Screens Feature by Jerry Johnson

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...memory, another veteran lawmaker is hanging up his spurs. Senior Sen. Ken Armbrister, D-Victoria, announced last week that he..."

Dec. 30, 2005 News Feature

State's Screwed Priorities
"...palace, I heard a commercial on the radio asking citizens to donate fans for senior citizens. Apparently, there are..."

June 17, 2008 Postmarks

My Semester on the Beat
Wherein our reporter pursues the bad guys, abhors Problem People, studies community policing, and earns a perfect attendance koozie in the APD's Citizen Police Academy
"...Some CPAs target specific groups, like senior citizens, teenagers, businesses, or minority communities, but the basic..."

Dec. 1, 2006 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Post Marks
Park and Ride
"...go a long way toward increasing the voice of citizens and reducing the voice of businesses feeding on city..."

Oct. 31, 1997 Column

Opinion: The End of Copper Wire Landline Service Is Not Progress
The reliability and security that came with copper wire phone lines cannot be replaced by internet-based phone services
"...As a senior citizen in Austin, Texas, I have been deeply affected..."

March 3, 2023 Column by William Camden

Elderly Residents Raise Concerns About Conditions at Primrose of Shadow Creek
The City Council lets affordable housing projects go "out of service"
"...elevator out of service. The complex, advertised as a "senior living apartment community," houses many residents who use wheelchairs..."

Sept. 9, 2016 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Fantastic Fest: When a Bingo Hall Becomes Bingo Hell
Granny get yer gun
" the Blum­house" romp that follows a group of senior citizens whose lives are disrupted when a treasured bingo..."

Sept. 24, 2021 Screens Feature by Jenny Nulf

Gay Place
A slow week, but there's still fun to be had
" PFLAG's monthly meetings invite everyone from teens to senior citizens to join the discussion, or just listen and..."

Aug. 5, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

Gay Place
Sundays are the new Saturdays
" PFLAG's monthly meetings invite everyone from teens to senior citizens to join the discussion, or just listen and..."

April 8, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

Before You Know It
There's an aging LGBT community that is only getting bigger and older, and this documentary investigates that process – in ways both specific and universal.
"...failing health and other difficulties, this trio of Stonewall-generation seniors continues to look forward at a time in life..."

June 20, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Heart of the Community
SXSWedu gathers voices on schools in communities, communities in schools
"...on weekends, a school gym provided keep-fit classes for senior citizens, plus ongoing education for the broader community. "In..."

Feb. 28, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Hate To See Austin go the Way of Other Cities
"...there and provide services to all of us, and senior citizens on fixed incomes will no longer have an..."

March 31, 2012 Postmarks

The Case for Trash Humpers
Harmony Korine's new film is caustic and dangerous, but that's how we like 'em.
"...Trash Humpers is essentially a collage of scenes of senior citizens (who are clearly younger people dressed up in..."

March 26, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Medicare "reform" plan, which offers a prescription-drug benefit for seniors beginning in 2006, and the increasing privatization of health..."

Nov. 28, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Banker vs. the Prosecutor
As the primary campaign winds to an abrupt close, what do we know about Sanchez and Morales?
"...and enthusiastic crowd of several hundred "active adults" (as senior citizens are officially designated in Del Webb's marketing universe),..."

March 8, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

Our readers talk back.
" still being prepared throughout the course of my senior year. This is, however, also a result of St...."

Dec. 21, 2001 Column

Naked City
A proposed bond package to lengthen roads draws support from business lobbyists but opposition from environmentalists and local Democrats.
"...argument must have worked on the majority of a citizens bond advisory committee, which apparently took its cue from..."

Aug. 17, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Living With Pride: Ruth C. Ellis @ 100
"...Fellowship of Christ Church in Detroit, and the Downtown Senior Citizens Center in Detroit...."

Nov. 1, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

On a Carousel
Jay Clark's Legacy
"..."It was a mixed crowd of mostly senior citizens that had been coming here for years and..."

July 31, 1998 Music Feature by Ken Lieck

Public Notice
Go Granny Go!
"...great opportunity to motor-vate folks with walking impairments. Some senior citizens and permanently disabled citizens may qualify for the..."

July 4, 1997 Column by Kate X Messer

Shareholders Swallow Schlotzsky's Meal Deal
Fire sale leaves sandwich-chain investors with an empty plate
"...John Wooley and brother Jeff Wooley, who was a senior vice-president. Coats, a former airline executive, looked happy to..."

Dec. 17, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Our readers talk back.
"...Citizens concerned about this extra, unjustifiable fee on paid-for highways..."

March 25, 2005 Column

Bittersweet Ending
Notes From the Republican Revolution
"...associated with extreme Democratic loyalists: women, African-Americans, Hispanics, and senior citizens, with a fair sprinkling of well-dressed, twentysomething political..."

Nov. 6, 1998 News Feature

Making New Friends an Old-Fashioned Way – Through Letter Writing
A collaboration between Austin Bat Cave, Foundation Communities, and Letterpress PLAY encourages pen pals to bridge generational divides
"...She "met" her pen pal, a senior citizen several times her age, through an intergenerational letter-writing..."

Sept. 4, 2020 Arts Feature by Clara Ence Morse

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