Posts Tagged ‘ senior citizen lifestyle ’

FANTASY-OUTING FOR SENIORS

Jan 18th, 2013 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Senior citizens enjoy a change of pace, doing something different from the ordinary day-to-day routine. It helps keep them invested and interested in life. Today is such a day.

My brother in law and I are spending the day at the Barrett-Jackson Auction today. It is an escape route to another era. There are more than 1400 cars on the huge lot and in the big tent. It is a day for reminiscing and wishing. Some big bucks guys are able to do both. One gentleman, last night, bid $60k for his dream car. He must have been about my age and from appearances, which reveal absolutely nothing, had enough cash stashed somewhere to be able to afford it.



RETIREMENT SPOTS FOR SPECIAL INTERESTS

Jan 17th, 2013 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Abundant Choices for Retirement An AARP article recently caught our eye.  We started to think about all the choices seniors have now when they choose to retire, or choose to move during retirement.  The AARP article focused on retirement locales for people who love the out of doors.  Here are the ten top places to [...]



FOR SENIORS, THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SATURDAY AND MONDAY

Aug 20th, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

This is being written on a Saturday. It struck me that Saturdays are different, even for Seniors, when everyday can be a weekend or holiday. They are different largely because our expectations of the day differ from the other days of the week. Saturday is, in the literal sense, a day off or apart when options are what we make them.

It is that time when reflection allows examining just what we will do with our time: nothing at all, sip coffee until noon, relax, refuse demands, listen to your own heart and mind, ignore whatever you wish. A friend dropped this in his Facebook post recently: “Just because my wife tells me to do something, doesn’t mean she has to remind me every six months to do it.”