If you are over 75 years old, you have lived for a third of American history! I’m Laurie Edwards-Tate with “LifeCycles.”

Two hundred and thirty five years ago in 1776 the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence on July 4th.  People over 50 are the most patriotic Americans. Three in four call themselves “very patriotic.”

So how do we celebrate the 4th? According to a Gallup Poll, the most popular activity is a picnic or barbecue. Older adults like parades better fireworks.

One thing we should ALL do is proudly fly our American flags.  Also, thank a veteran for their service to our great nation.

Happy Birthday America!

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