Archive for January 2009

Passion: A Guide for Seniors and Their Significant Others

Jan 9th, 2009 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Question: When is Passion no longer possible for a senior citizen whose age seems to be a worrisome concern? Answer: Never, so long as breathing is practiced with adequate regularity! Do not expect here an in depth analysis of physical factors which discourage passion. I leave that to you and your physician to probe (forgive [...]



What is Your GQ? Grandparent Quotient?

Jan 8th, 2009 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

No matter when we senior citizens finally achieve being a grandparent, there are some tests to help identify our capability and capacity for being a good one. My experience is certainly limited in the role and I have never taken courses in retirement to boost my GQ. Basic intuition and sensitivity contribute about as much [...]



Achieving Happiness, Fulfillment and Joy in Retirement!

Jan 7th, 2009 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

The most desirable frame of mind in aging is happiness. To be sure happiness emerges in all kinds of shapes and dimensions. Being a senior citizen often means that one has accomplished maturity and control sufficient to experience happiness with regularity. It also means having arrived at pinpointing what contributes to unhappiness, thus choosing to [...]



Find Treasures Everyday

Jan 6th, 2009 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

It may depend on your definition of “treasure,” but it is possible to discover treasure everyday. A recent archaeological find in Germany proves the premise. History will need to be rewritten. A contest between Germans and Romans around 250 to 300 suggests a longer lifespan for the Roman Empire than previously thought. So pick up [...]



Fill Your Life With Satisfactions: Eight Bonuses for Senior Citizen Activities

Jan 5th, 2009 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

2009 offers opportunities for creating a life satisfying series of days and moments. A year doesn’t happen all at once, even for senior citizens who decry how rapidly time flies. The Senior Citizen age is an everyday, minute at a time process. We surprise ourselves when we discover what we can do with time. The [...]