Seniors in Iowa have become viral on social media thanks to their cute advice for juniors.
The Garden View Assisted Living center in Carroll is praised for the heart-warming series of images shared on Facebook, inspired by a trend where parents photograph their children with personalized blackboards.
In the snaps, residents in the 80s and 90s share their learned advice for children starting and returning to school. A woman, only three years shy of 100 years old, summarized her life experience when she told the students: & Do your best and have fun! & # 39;
Wisdom: Seniors in Iowa, such as Loretta, in the photo, have begun the trend & # 39; back to school boards & # 39; but instead offer their learned advice to young students
Signs: the pictures of the cute seniors with their adapted signs became viral on social media
Elderly: Participants, in the 80s and 90s, shared practical and sound advice for toddlers such as & # 39; get out of school as much as you can & # 39; according to Helen, above
Young at heart: Paul, who graduated in 1944, had simple advice for those who started their training in September
On Facebook, the pension facility said that they loved & # 39; all the beautiful photos & # 39; s in school & # 39; who had flooded the internet – so they decided to make one themselves.
In 15 images, the & # 39; lifelong learners shared & # 39; of the facility their personal wisdom.
Despite the fact that Gladys, 86, Arnie, 81, Marie, 97 and Loretta, 94 and three-quarters, already graduated in the 1940s and 1950s (or & # 39; many moons ago & # 39; as Marie put it), their advice still sounds good today.
Even Paul, who is elusive his age as & # 39; young at heart & # 39; described, had tried and tested tips for sharing.
Staffers LJ, 57, and Cindy, 52, also announced their respective advice: & # 39; no bullying & # 39; and & # 39; work hard for what you want & # 39 ;.
Simple and effective: 90-year-old Bernadine encouraged students today to do their best
College: Rita Ann, 88, preached the importance of third-level education because she said it was not a case of buts.
Books: Jim, pictured in the photo, noted how important it is to read a lot
Almost 100: Marie, 97, gave advice to people of all ages
Bernadine, 90, left the school in 1944 after the eighth grade, but she obtained her GED more than 30 years later in 1975.
& # 39; Do your best every day & # 39 ;, was the advice she gave.
Arlene, 93, who also left school after the eighth grade in 1939, urged students to watch & # 39; if your teachers talk & # 39 ;.
Other advice was to read a lot, ask questions, study hard, have respect and & # 39; get the best out of everything you can & # 39 ;.
The series of photos & # 39; s has been shared 50,000 times on Facebook this week.
& # 39; You all have no idea how happy and proud this makes us & # 39 ;, the center said in response to the response.
Staffers: LJ, left, and Cindy, right, who work at Garden View Assisted Living, emphasized the importance of hard work and being friendly
Listen carefully: Arlene, who also left after group 8, encouraged children to pay attention to their educators
Say it: a gentleman, Don, reminded children to be curious and to ask questions in class
Fountain of youth: Facebook users said that none of the seniors, like Arnie, saw in the photo how old they revealed on the signs
& # 39; Every day we are blessed to experience these wonderful relationships, and we are well founded that you can all see in one message how happy our tenants are and how much our employees like being part of their community. & # 39;
As praise for the photos, many teachers said they would show their students the advice.
& # 39; This is fantastic! We have so much to learn from generations coming before us! Thank you for doing this! And (by the way) … None of you see the age on your plates, & said a Facebook user.
& # 39; Thank you so much !!!! I will share these pearls of wisdom with my 9th graders in Arizona, & another user said.
& # 39; I want some of the Fountain of Youth water that you drink! Everyone looks great! It's probably your great attitude! I am surprised at how many only 8th grade ended. That was interesting. Thanks for the great advice, & # 39; praised another.
The trend to share back to school boards continues to grow on Instagram, hundreds have been posted this month alone.
Secret: an employee left her age and graduation year for discussion – but advised students to respect themselves and others
Iowa: The Garden View Assisted Living center in Carroll, Iowa, was praised online for uplifting messages
Trend: & # 39; Back to school boards & # 39; are becoming more common on social media because parents mark their children's milestones online
Personal: the customizable blackboards are a relatively new trend, with most parents buying or making them themselves at Etsy
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