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SENIORS’ POST HOLIDAY SYNDROME

Dec 21st, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Following on the holidays, given extra longevity because of its falling on a Monday, Seniors have the usual honor of extended free time. It is either further enjoyed because of the delayed departure of dear ones or it is just a couple of additional days to revel in the enjoyment of reflection, composure, the joy of silence and relaxation.

However you choose to imbibe in the gift of the holiday season when it is your choice and luxury to develop an exclusively personal use of its time, let it be so you are the recipient of its reward. But, more than that, it can be a time for being a person of genuine worth as you look back and now, very soon, forward.

What was I able to contribute, as the year wound down? Were my



NOSTALGIA: GIFTS FROM CHRISTMASES PAST

Dec 7th, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Almost no holiday comes that doesn’t conjure up thoughts of Christmases past. Usually those feelings are prompted when transferring, from box to special spots throughout the house, all the long collected trinkets and holiday garlands, wreaths and tree ornaments that have been a part of family festivities for so many years.

Each one holds a special memory, a recollected moment, a Christmas that carried with it such sentiment that placing or hanging it almost always brings a tear or sometimes a smile. At 74, there are those pieces that recall memories of friends and family who shared in holiday celebrations, now what feels like long ago.

No matter how bedraggled some of those special pieces have become, they remain special and memorable and tug at heart and prompt moments of unrivaled joy and satisfaction. Part of the inexplicable value of those dog eared mementos is that they have been a part of



JUST FOR SUNDAY, 11/11/12

Nov 11th, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

In small town or large city, almost anywhere seniors live, there is a multiplicity of activities available every weekend. Most of those activities are generated by small business owners and non profit clubs who give a shot in the arm to their community.

Approaching holidays, no matter what they celebrate the quantity and quality of those events seem to multiply with unanimous participation and energized enthusiasm. It is a worthy thing that communities are blessed with persons who have the dedication, skill and willingness to bring off these festive events.

Wherever you live there are options galore for your own investment of participation, contribution, and