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SENIORS: VALUE OF ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING

Mar 1st, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Met with these queries, the senior is often challenged to come up with some worthwhile answer to indicate that daily life is still a satisfying experience. Some, quickly with an indication of “not much” or “nothing.” Not good. Not helpful. Not in your best self interest. Senior citizens experience daily living in a variety of ways; we each have a host of activities in which we engage, and which are productive and important in our lives. Recognizing the value of our activities of daily living adds significance to our lives.

Here are some suggestions for activities you might consider important in the lives of senior citizens:

Up and ready for the new day. Exercised for a half hour. Walked the dogs. Pulled weeds. Raked the yard. Lifted weights. Rode



WHY ARE SENIORS IMPORTANT?

Sep 21st, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

This question popped up in our search box the other day. Often, with no more than a few words to go on, we are met with second guessing what the query is seeking. Here goes:

Seniors are important because of their long accumulated knowledge, experience, and wisdom.

Seniors are important because, if given the opportunity, they have much to teach us.

Seniors are important because they can be helpful in our applying lessons of life, e.g. self esteem, self respect, self discipline.

Seniors are important because they offer a great deal of satisfaction and joy to be around them.