Posts Tagged ‘ senior citizen choices ’


Oct 15th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Senior Moments Blog

A couple traveled to the grocery store to stock up on food and supplies. It was only about a five minute drive, so they took their elderly parent along with them. The store is bright, shiny and very clean. It offers variety in products, including natural and organic food.

As they entered, they observed that most of the patrons at that early hour in the morning were senior citizens doing their grocery shopping. They were casually dressed. Some were on walkers. Others were in grocery store electric carts. Still others (and most) were just shopping and walking around on their own steam. They thought how great it is that these seniors were still living on their own and managing their lives for themselves. A supportive community such as the one they live in plays a big part in


Jul 8th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Small City Retirement for Seniors Every year, AARP publishes its list of best small cities (less than 100,000 residents) to retire in the United States.  It was published again in October, 2011, and we summarize it here for your perusal.  Senior citizens throughout the world enjoy dreaming about retirement in the ideal location. Ideal for [...]


May 22nd, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

What if you have made a very bad choice, really bad, that you would like to reverse, can you? And, if so, how?

Of course, there are some choices, more in the category of decisions, that carry with them great difficulty in changing or eliminating. These are usually identified as legal and are often protected by documents that require your signature, perhaps a notary, and carry legal ramifications. The best advice regarding these is to think twice or more and delay until you are unquestionably ready to launch into that agreement.

Now, for the others, the ones that we could have avoided had we reflected on their implications longer. These may