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WHEN SENIOR CITIZENS GRADUATE

Sep 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

While one may quickly think of tributes and congratulations related to those who graduate from a school of learning during this season, it has nothing to do with that. Although, it could. Graduations mark an enormously important moment in a senior’s life experience. It looks ahead, it relies on what has been learned, it anticipates what is next. But the graduation to which we refer has nothing to do with these long expected occasions. Indeed, this graduation is not a moment for gift giving, nor is it a time for attending huge ceremonies where diplomas are proffered. Indeed it is a very solemn and often sad moment. My guess is you are catching my drift by now.

When seniors graduate, for those of us who have already been through all the matriculation opportunities and exercises earlier in our life experience, the most remarkable graduation is upon our passing. Death marks the final graduation. The