Teens’ visits with senior citizens produce rewarding friendships


The students snacked on trail mix, played a round of blackjack and heard life lessons dispensed by people many decades older.

“Avoid the girls, study hard and pursue what you want do,” said one sage adviser to the freshmen and sophomores from Newport Beach as he ate a slice of apple pie.

The gathering at Crown Cove, an assisted living facility in Corona del Mar, was born of the OC Silvers, a club of sorts formed by five Corona del Mar High School baseball players who decided to pay regular visits to a group of six men ranging in age from 80 to 93… Read More At the LA Times