Touchmark's A-MAY-Zing Race: "The world is waiting for you" by Lora Hovland and Cindy Garvin
The hit CBS television show The Amazing Race begins with the host declaring, "The world is waiting for you. Good luck. Travel safe. Go!" Many watch that grand adventure and say, "That looks like so much fun--but I could never." Not so fast. Touchmark on South Hill staff decided, "Why not? Let's do it!" At this full-service retirement community in Spokane, Washington, residents head off on an annual springtime adventure with this motivating message: "Be safe. And have fun!" So what does the program involve, for both staff and participants? And what tips can help others create similar adventures? Let's explore!