Many think hitting some milestone twilight age — say 70 or 80 years old — means kicking back in a Laz Z Boy, eating dinner at 4 p.m. and falling asleep during Wheel of Fortune, but we know several Lake Highlands residents who do not subscribe to this idea. Not by a long shot.

Advocate this week is accepting submissions for an upcoming story about extraordinary seniors from our neighborhood. Maybe you know of someone who volunteers like crazy or runs marathons or started a high-pressure career at a late age. Maybe he or she has lived a remarkable life and is now sharing experience and wisdom with others.

Send us a short note about what makes your nominee (or yourself) amazing, and include contact information for yourself and the subject. Include a photo if you have one. Send it to