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Vol.04

EXPAND YOUR NETWORK Create com mu n it ies by encou ra g ing par t icipat ion in ga mes or spor t s a s socia l ac t iv it ies


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_ Street G a m b li ng S e n i o r p l a y a c a r d g a m e i n t h e c i t y o f N a n j i n g i n C h i n a


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Interviews

Sen ior O ver 65 S e n ior s w h o w a n t t o b e m e n t a l l y a l e r t a n d s t a y c on n e c t e d t o t h e c om mu n i t y.

Fr iend s & Fa m ily Members F a m i l y m e m b e r s a n d f r i e n d s o f s e n ior s .


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_ My Lov e ly Ho m etown


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Stories

“My secre t of longe vit y is to keep habits of r e a d in g a n d e x ercise. The more I l augh, The happier I am.�

Grandpop Kong 93 yea rs old re t ired teacher


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I n t e r v i e ws

T he i nt e r v ie w s w it h s e n ior s ove r 65 t h at I conduc t ed over t he cou r se of t wo mont hs have f a m i l i a r i z e d me w it h t he d a i ly pr ac t ic e s a nd p r e f e r e n c e s o f t h e e ld e r l y. Mo s t o f t h e e ld e r l y w e r e v e r y op e n a n d lo v e d t o t a l k . S om e o f t he m u s e d t o play Ma hjong, a ga me of sk i l l a nd c a lc u l at ion c om mon ly pl aye d b y fou r pl aye r s , but stopped play ing because of healt h disabilit ies, l i k e b a l a n c e d i s o r d e r, c h r o n i c d i s e a s e a n d memor y impair ment. Only some of them can still r e a d n e w s p ap e r s or b o ok s du e t o d e c l i n i n g e ye sig ht . T he i r s t or ie s we r e s ad ,but at t he s a me t i me i n s pi r e d my s olut ion s–ba s e d pr oje c t . I w i l l sh a r e t he s e p os t–r e t i r e me nt s t or ie s of my sources and int roduce enter t a ining and challenging Asian–st yle games, including Chinese chess, Mahjong and Sudoku, to the American public.


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_ S e lling Banana on street m arket


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_The E lderly


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S to r i e s o f G r a n d m a H s u a n d h e r dau gh t e r


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S to r i e s o f G r a n d m a H s u


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S tay C o n n ec t e d to C o m m u n i t i es

S tay C o n n ec t e d to C o m m u n i t i es

MAhjong

Pl aying Cards


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Opening Mind

Opening Mind


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G AME S M ARTGA M E.ORG


EXPAND YOUR NETWORK