Posts Tagged ‘ senior citizen friendships ’

Seniors: Friendship Aids Good Health

Dec 14th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Our cousin has been in our home following surgery for a little less than a week. He is a person to whom other people gravitate. His warmth, genuineness, sense of humor all magnetically draw people out and soon they are friends, dear friends, with deep affections.

As a result numerous persons are requesting opportunity to visit him during his recovery hiatus at our home. He has cancer. The surgery was both complex and involved. His health is quite good otherwise and thus his recovery from the surgery is moving along nicely.

His friends are requesting time

Preparing to Meet Old Friends: Will we Have Anything to Say?

Oct 22nd, 2010 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

It has only been 50 years. Those few years we were together in college sped by so rapidly. Friendships were made, memories were shaped, experiences taught us much. When graduation came, now those 50 years ago, we went our separate ways. Some maintained contact, others have had little to no interaction in those intervening years. It will be much like registration day when we first arrived at the huge Union building, except that everyone will have changed, recognition may take some appraisal. Until we surreptitiously observe the name tag we may have no idea who it is we are encountering.

And, the next question is, will we have anything to say? What will it take to break the ice? What if the memory is so far away that recall will take some prompting? The good news is that most of us will be in the same