Posts Tagged ‘ live in the moment ’

SENIORS: CHOOSING TO BE CONTENT WHERE WE ARE

Dec 11th, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

While it is colder this morning, it is not nearly so cold as it is in other parts of the United States where we have lived. We are among those seniors who have made the choice to live in the southwest, where abundant sunshine, shirt sleeve weather, some still even in shorts, and a tolerable seven day a week climate greets us each morning.

Checking the temps in places like Chicago and Omaha and Des Moines, one is quick to conclude that a return to many of the endearing qualities of the midwest really is not a viable consideration. Having lived in Omaha for 20 years, we found its many virtues to be delightful, enchanting and beguiling. Weather, however, was not one of them. That does not mean there aren’t occasions when nostalgia takes charge and reminds us of the many good qualities of midwestern hospitality and generous friendships.



GUIDELINES FOR SUCCESSFUL SENIOR LIVING #4

May 19th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Always Do Your Best Always Do Your Best is Don Miguel Ruiz‘ fourth agreement.  Successful and healthy living incorporates this agreement for senior citizens into their daily lives.  I like this agreement because the focus is on the moment.// Senior citizens’ lives vary a lot from one day to the next.  Sometimes health issues get [...]