Posts Tagged ‘ caring for others ’

HOW ABOUT THE FORGOTTEN AND OVERLOOKED?

Sep 19th, 2013 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

In my senior-citizen-view, there is no way the present tension in Congress can be resolved by ignoring the forgotten and overlooked. America has long sought to care for those whose needs are greater than their abilities to meet them.

The present state of mind that seeks to resolve economic issues by forgetting and overlooking the misplaced, unfed, and poorly housed, uneducated among us may as well declare America as unfit for human habitation. When there is no longer any motivation to compassion then our liberties and justice for all have been left on the junk heap of history.

The caretakers of those who are forgotten and overlooked



FOR SENIORS: THINGS THAT MATTER

Jul 3rd, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Those affected by the horrible devastation of fire and flood have learned what is important. When evacuation orders are handed down, those most intimately and immediately affected know what to gather, to scoop up, to move from house to car. They know what matters. When we were faced with a similar prospect a little over a year ago, we found it necessary to assemble and collect those things we know are irreplaceable.

Things like legal papers, birth certificates, insurance, documents that are required to address legal considerations, PHOTOGRAPHS. How will you recall and retrace memories of more precious and happier times without them? What can you do to clasp close to your breast those events, episodes and occasions that made up your life… until now?