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Mildred Mooney and Margaret Misiak talk about retirement

July 2, 2011 | 6:51 p.m. CDT
Mildred Mooney and Margaret Misiak, dressed in red, white and blue apparel for a patriotic vocal performance, share a joke before getting in line for dinner at The Terrace, a retirement community. "Years ago you had to go to a nursing home," said Dorothy Dudark, one of the residents, who enjoys the freedom of the facility. "Everybody is independent in their own way," Dudark said.

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