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HALLOWEEN MAKES YOU YOUNG AGAIN

Oct 25th, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Halloween makes seniors and those who are aging, but don’t admit it, young again. Anything that contributes to having a good time is an elixir for youth. Laughter and frivolity are stimulants for staying and being young. Being in the moment and a part of the festivity allows you to behave in youthful ways. Why not be a part of the crowd who finds Halloween to be an occasion for good times?

Within the hour or so that trick or treaters find their way to your door, have the lights on to invite and greet them. Stock up on a variety of goodies to share with your callers. Have your own party. If a group of trick or treaters arrives on your doorstep, invite them in for a few minutes. Let them know that you are a cohort in pursuit of fun.



SENIORS: FINDING JOY IN WHO YOU ARE

Aug 31st, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

If, by now, life is not filled with joy and satisfaction, there is something wrong with your formula. By now, post 70ish, most of us need to have reached a level of serenity and contentment that speaks well of the choices we have made. One of my cousins frequently says, “It doesn’t get any better than this.” He is pre 70, not retired, but definitely developing an attitude and point of view that is a joy for him, and to be around him.

Determining that your day to day existence can be happy and pleasant is a sure fire way to be in a frame of mind that allows for more good days than bad. Deciding that life is the result of working hard at developing relationships, keeping your cool, staying level and steady and enjoying your choices means the results will be full of a life of love, good fortune, companionships and friends that fill life with joy, respect for yourself and from others. You will discover that