Posts Tagged ‘ senior political issues ’

FOR SENIORS, SEPTEMBER CHANGES

Sep 4th, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

September this year may bring welcome change. Within only weeks, the relief of an end to the political discourse will be more welcome than an autumn rain. Let’s not deny how much rain would be greeted with joy. It just indicates how low we have sunk when almost any change in the atmosphere would be more desirable than what we have been through over the past several months of primaries and other sundry political infighting.

Perhaps we can look toward September, and even more so, October, with the same excitement as children do as Christmas approaches.

September changes may be more relief than we could have thought would happen. It may bring forth a wetter fall, a



SENIORS: A WEEK THAT MAY MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Aug 24th, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Seniors are anxious about now. Even though what awaits, we are told, has no intentions of directly affecting those of us who are currently classified as seniors. Hard to tell. It seems what we are told one week morphs into something else suddenly and inexplicably. Whatever is expedient politically takes over as the topic du jour. Anxiety and distrust, as a result, are predictable in the world of seniors.

What’s coming, whether Isaac or the R’s convention, may stir up more than anybody would desire. Well… at least for anyone who thinks through issues and realizes consequences of outcomes. This is an unsettling time. Just like the forecasts off the Florida coast, what’s coming may pack a punch making life miserable for those in the eye of the storm. Those affected by public policy may have less to look forward to in their expectations and