Posts Tagged ‘ happy memories ’

SENIORS: INSPIRATION FOR SHARING MEMORIES

Feb 2nd, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Recalling fond memories of experiences with loved ones helps keep them close when we are separated by distance, or by death. My dad died five weeks ago. We are now separated by death. But the memories of good times together help keep him close to me.

I haven’t seen my amazing granddaughter for several weeks… rather unusual for us, since we like to hang out together whenever possible. We text a lot, and comment on each others FaceBook page often. And the memories of incredibly sweet times with her help keep her close to me.

I had experiences with each of these loved ones that bear sharing with the world. In the last few days of Dad’s life, a hospice



SENIOR WOMEN MAKE MEMORIES

Jan 14th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

A Relationship with Memories The editor of AARP The Magazine, Nancy Perry Graham, wrote about making memories in a recent edition.  She wrote about a trip her mother, daughter and she took to New York City recently.  Her final paragraph struck a chord with me:  “The anxious and angry moments are fleeting; the mess from [...]