Posts Tagged ‘ signs of aging ’


Oct 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

If the television volume seems too much for everyone but you, there is likely a hearing issue here. If you must ask persons to repeat what they have just said to you, you are likely experiencing hearing loss. If you can’t sort out what is being discussed in a small group, so that you can participate, you are likely undergoing hearing loss.

Embarrassment, inability to be a part of a conversation, irritation from having to ask for a repeat, difficulty in making out what is being said on the television, all of these are definite signs of hearing loss.

Doing something about it takes initiative


Dec 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Occasional reminders, nudges and grins remind me that I have either missed a loop, left a zipper undone or have a wayward shoestring trailing in my wake.

These seem to be three of the signs of aging. So easily overlooked, they seem to occur with rather increasing frequency. Its almost as bad, as the dropped letters that become more and more numerous as I type.

One day I was in the office of the Assisted Care Facility, where Mom lived. A young staff member was there, at work. Somehow, the subject turned, likely I turned it, to respect of older persons. I waxed