Terraces on Tulane Celebrates National Senior Citizens Day

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On August 21, the senior residents of Terraces on Tulane commemorated National Senior Citizens Day, which celebrates and recognizes the outstanding achievements of senior citizens. Located in Mid-City New Orleans, Terraces on Tulane is a Volunteers of America property that provides one-bedroom apartments for seniors ages 62 and older. To commemorate National Senior Citizens Day, residents enjoyed a celebratory lunch and entertainment, and several were honored with awards and certificates of recognition.







Terraces on Tulane Senior Service Coordinator Kiana Lumpkins presents senior resident Margarite St. Cyr with a certificate from the Council on Aging for reaching 90 years of age.








Senior Service Coordinator Taliah Magee (far left) along with Property Manager Inika Hall (far right) present awards to the awards to the oldest male and female residents – 85-year-old William Spurlock and 91-year-old Dorothy Poche.









Terraces on Tulane resident Jesse Turner helps distribute food to fellow residents during the National Senior Citizens Day celebration.



Terraces on Tulane resident Robert Cayou enjoys the food and festivities during National Senior Citizens Day.



Terraces on Tulane resident Linda Soule dances to the music played by a DJ during National Senior Citizens Day.

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