Posts Tagged ‘ books recommended for senior citizens ’

Vacation Reading Essentials: Books to Pack In Your Beach Tote

Jul 10th, 2013 | By Guest Post | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Summer Reading for Seniors The weather’s heating up, and it’s vacation season. Suddenly you have a summer reading list that rivals the syllabus of an Iowa Writer’s Workshop. First off, ladies, you’re not in Iowa. You’re sitting poolside in Miami or lounging along the shore in Nantucket. Second, there is a rule for packing books [...]



Seniors: Kindle, A Convenience for Readers

Dec 6th, 2010 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

My dear spouse presented me with a Kindle, Amazon’s new product that allows for pleasurable and comfortable reading. It was an anniversary gift on the last day of August. It took a while to develop a readiness for it, but when I discovered its advantages and satisfactions, I was converted. No more hauling several books on trips by plane or car. No more losing my place. No more paying big prices for current reads. No more searching through stacks and stacks of books, in my own library or elsewhere. A click of the Kindle and you are on your way to a new adventure.

Since then, I have devoured 13 books, mostly history and biography, which I favor. In addition there is a word game, provided free, which I attempt between reads. Searching for a book is sometimes stimulation enough. There are thousands, literally, to choose from. While you can only download about 3000 or so, it is