Posts Tagged ‘ senior citizen fun ’


Aug 5th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

AARP recently published a great article talking about having fun on a fixed income. The suggestions in the article are very good, and SCJ encourages readers to take a look at the article. We post a summary of it here to get you started thinking about having fun in spite of little or no money [...]

Seniors: Inexpensive Entertainment

May 10th, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

What does it take to entertain you? Do you require a night out, a fancy dining experience, a Broadway play, a full dress ball? If so, you may want to forego this column, assuming you have the means for all of the above?

If not, and you just desire some options for ordinary distraction, consider these ideas.

Have a trio of couples join for an evening of games and refreshments. Invite the couples to bring their favorite game and some finger food. Consider setting up a rotation for a repeat of this low cost, lots of fun possiblity.

Create a co-op of persons who enjoy the same things. If it is strolling through a shopping mall, go together. Commit to a non-spending trip. Get your exercise with a power walk, while hastily glancing at the windows. Businesses may not be