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What is Live a Dream?

Live A Dream is a non-profit organization dedicated to changing the lives of seniors across the U.S. Our mission is to learn their stories, embrace their passions, and create experiences they can cherish forever. In this way, we hope to give back a little of what they have given, and continue to give.

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A Community of Compassionate Volunteers helps us turn wishful thinking into wonderful reality. Without our interns and volunteers, we would not be able to impact the lives of so many seniors. We invite you to share in our mission and join us in fulfilling a dream today!

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Support Our Seniors We want to make an impact, but we need your help by sending a message to our seniors! We need to send them some virtual love! So send us your best 30 seconds to make someone smile. These will be compiled and sent directly to seniors in our community!

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A Network of Support allows Live a Dream to create experiences that are cherished by seniors and their families for years to come. Thanks to the generosity of these individuals and organizations, we’ve accomplished more than we ever thought possible. Become a member of the Dream Team below!

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Dreams Fulfilled

Read about the incredible seniors whose dreams we have helped come true.

Captian on the deck

Once you’ve fallen in love with the water, you can’t just let that go! Sidney “Sid” Peterson, a resident of The Villages at Historic Silvercrest, used to sail all the time with his wife, even to the Caribbean!

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Fair day

Many of us loved going to the fair growing up, and Helen Myer, a resident from The Meadows of Leipsic, did too. So much so, that she requested to go again last year! She spent her time enjoying the many featured vendors and games and even won a goldfish! A feat not many can brag about, but she managed to do it. Helen finished her day by enjoying one of her favorite foods, an elephant ear.

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Remembering our veterans

We’d like to honor those who have served in our armed forces this Fourth of July season. Dallas Le Maire, World War II Marine, Bill Bittner, US Air Force, and Glen Kieser, US Army all went together last year to see the USS LTS 325 on D-Day.

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Go mudhens!

John Schwab is a long-time fan of the Toledo Mud Hens, a minor league baseball team based in Ohio. He hadn’t missed a game for years but was unable to keep the same attendance rate as the years went on.

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We Grant Dreams as Unique as the Seniors We Serve

Everyday Dreams

These smaller dreams make an enormous impact! Everyday Dreams cost less than $250 and include dreams that seniors may think of every day, like riding a motorcycle again, celebrating a very special anniversary dinner, or even going zip-lining.

Bucket List Dreams

These larger-than-life dreams cost a max of $5,000, and have included a trip to Indy 500 Practice Day, a Hot Air Balloon Ride, Skydiving, and meeting KISS. If it’s on a senior’s bucket list, we can help make it happen!

Group Dreams

Some dreams are even sweeter when they’re shared with friends. Group Dreams consist of 20-200 people, and often involve partnerships with outside organizations. These dreams have included a VIP trip on the Belle of Louisville, a Detroit Tigers Game, and Tethered Hot Air Balloon Experiences.

Honor Flight

We’re proud to partner with Honor Flight to fulfill the dreams of seniors who have served our country. Live a Dream will pay for guardians to accompany senior veterans on these special trips to Washington, D.C., which include deluxe tour bus service, meals, snacks, souvenirs and more.


The arrival of Virtual Reality in our world has opened the door to nearly limitless possibilities. With this technology, we can soar through the skies, explore ancient ruins, and experience life in ways that were once only possible in our dreams.