Alejandra Madrid


Living Life to Smile Alejandra Madrid may be 86 years old but she has a lot of energy, and according to her friends and family she’s always on the go. Her life’s work was doing laundry, keeping a clean home and raising her children in the area around San Pedro Sula, Honduras, a place where violence [...]



Searching for Comfort in Retirement “I want to be empowered to move around whenever I want to.” In 2010, Estrella was finally able to retire after working for many years. She’s lived in Cuba her whole life and it would be hard for her to leave, but her daughter and son-in-law left her home country and [...]



A Slam Dunk He’s 71 now, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at Ancelmo. He still has bright, sparkling eyes and the lingering look of youth, the result of an active lifestyle that kept his energy sustained and his body in motion. He’s played basketball almost his whole life; in fact, he was a star [...]



New Knees to Ease Into Retirement Service is a big part of life for José Ramón Perez. He has long worked for the Archbishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of Havana, a Cardinal of the Catholic Church. As the Archbishop’s accountant he has a lot of responsibility, and says he works and reads a lot. Jose also has [...]

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