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SENIORS: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE POSTMAN NO LONGER COMETH

Sep 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Like a lot of things these days, the prospects for an old and venerable institution, the Post Office, may be in jeopardy. Reports suggest that their economic picture is bleak and the immediate likelihood is the reduction of more staff, the closing of over 3000 post offices, and the elmination of Saturday service.

So what does that mean for seniors who have come to depend on daily delivery, the supplying of medications, the availability of magazine subscriptions, e. g. AARP, greeting cards and other well received gifts and information?

My guess is most of us can do without junk mail, maybe Saturday delivery, but the inconvenience of no longer having a small town post office available may be a bit much. It will press persons, particularly in rural areas, to come up with a