Posts Tagged ‘ senior citizens managing their lives ’

Seniors: Struggles with Aging

Oct 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

A variety of struggles with aging confront us all. No matter our determination, our resolutions to the contrary will not prevent certain struggles to rise up to greet us with their own determination and resolve. With each passing year, more of those struggles will worm their way into our life’s experience. We may try to resist the onslaughts of these unexpectd attacks. Neveretheless they will come and often prevail. They may be physical or psychological, gastric or genetic, sudden or surprising. They leave us with a sense of foreboding and fear, of lost confidence, of less assurance that we can handle ourselves as once we did so well.

They are things like grasping at memory, sudden aches and inabilities affecting our body in a variety of its parts, slipping motivation that leaves us with apathy and depression. They are attacks of enormous



Seniors: Sorting Out What is Important

Sep 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

The intrusive variety of demands upon our lives seems to increase by the half-hour. There is hardly a direction or a means from and by which it does not come. We are, in a word, overwhelmed. The question and challenge is how to manage it all. How does one gain control of all the pressing and insistent claims upon our time, energy, intellect, emotions and sanity?

Being in control of one’s own life is now a must. Losing touch with the keyboard of your own life will plunge you into an abyss of desperate attempts at recovery. Recently, we have experimented living without television. It has been an exhiliariting experience. No demands that I respond to another offer at just $19.95, plus shipping and handling. No Breaking News reports about which I can’t do anything anyway. No series of demanding attention getters that pull me deeper and deeper into the morass. It is a relief to be free! There are buttons that too often go unused