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What Are Deputyships? An Explanation

Mar 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Deputyships Explained It is a regular occurrence in the senior population to suffer a diminishing of mental capacity later in life, which could lead to the senior citizen finding it difficult to make decisions for him/herself. In this scenario, he/she can appoint a deputy to make important decisions on his/her behalf, provided that the deputy […]

Falling is Dangerous for Seniors

Apr 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Falls.. Leading Cause of Death for Seniors Falls for people over the age of 65 can be fatal. Amazingly, 28%-35% of people aged 65 and over fall between 2 and 4 times every year. The issue is that a lot of these falls cause fractures and interestingly 87% of fractures in the elderly are due […]

Help for Mesothelioma Victims

Jan 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness exists to not only inspire hope during these unbearable times but to also provide palliative care and comprehensive information through our website, resources, and educational videos.

Jerry D. Elrod–1972

Jul 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

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HomeCare: The World’s Fastest Growing Industry

Jul 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

At this point in time, the US healthcare industry is worth $84 billion and employs 1.7 million people. Employment as a home health aide is one of the fastest growing occupations in the country, with a growth rate of 38% expected by 2024 from a decade previously. On the basis of those statistics, the industry appears to be thriving.

Respite Care: Why it Suits Both Caregiver & Patient

May 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Respite care is critical for the ongoing health and well-being of caregivers. This infographic provides a wealth of information about respite care.


Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Travel Jim Becker’s Senior Travel blog is moving to a website of its own. Everyone around here is excited about the new site, and we want to be sure all our readers can find it easily.  The new URL is All of the existing travel articles will remain here on SCJ; all of the […]


Sep 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

We’re on I-20/I-10 heading to our new home in Arizona.  Motorhome travel is wonderful!  We’ll write about it and our adventure when we get settled …  hopefully by Tuesday!  Stay tuned!


Jul 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Abnormal is the new normal. Especially for seniors. There are so many plates that are shifting in our perception, experience and understanding of the world, culture, economics, politics, discoveries, upheavals and major cataclysmic events. Denial is one of the features of current adaptation. It doesn’t work, but it is still regularly employed.

The world is no longer your grandfather’s world, or for that matter your father’s. It isn’t even ours. Understanding, grasping, accommodating the vast and somewhat overwhelming changes is a day to day function dedicated to our reading, listening, trying to filter just what is happening in the world in which we now reside.


Jun 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Senior citizens enjoy reveling in their memories, and every day offers something memorable about it. Friday was our daughter’s birthday. That delicious mature woman who has translated her life into an active professional career, has demonstrated the skills of motherhood, has evidenced sensitivity in numerous ways. She is worthy of more than a pat on the back, particularly right now. She went through back surgery last week. She is now dealing with the after affects of surgery and recovery.

Two other nieces also celebrate their birthdays on June first. They are equally deserving of our remembering their accomplishments and remarkable personalities. My guess is that it is almost impossible for any of us to identify a date and for there not to be something peculiar, particular and poignant about that date.