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The Worm: Elder ‘selfies’ find lots of ‘likes’ on Facebook

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Elder portraits: At age 94, Wilma Therkelsen is a star. She got into a Facebook self-portrait competition and won.

Therkelsen received 175 “likes” on her “selfie,” which was posted on the Facebook page of Highgate Senior Living in Wenatchee. That is where Therkelsen lives.

She was one of eight local residents who entered a competition in which about 40 residents of Highgate properties in the Northwest took part. They snapped pictures of themselves, using a cell phone. Those photos were…

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