Turning 65 Years Old

Turning 65 Years Old: Scream About Getting Old

Even the benefits of Social Security, Medicare, and senior movie discounts fail to offset the urge to scream. I am 65 years old and I want to scream. Turning 65 years old is one of those life passages – like college hazing and infantry basic training – many men would rather avoid contemplating until it’s upon…

Seniors in College

Put a Touch of Class into Your Retirement

Seniors return to college So many seniors tell me that college was one of the best times of their lives. I agree. Perhaps that’s why I continue to find myself in class – usually at least one a semester – even at age 71. Of course, all those cute coeds don’t detract from the experience….

Retirement Community

Retirement Community: Not End of the World

Can it be seven years now that I’ve lived On Top of The World? Wasn’t it just yesterday that I moved to this retirement community where a week consists of six Saturdays and a Sunday and tied shoes are considered formal attire? So go the jokes, anyway. At the time, I wrote: Eeeeeeeek! What have…

Child's View of Retirement and Senior Living
Humor Retirement

Child’s View of Retirement and Senior Living

After a Christmas break, a teacher asked her young pupils how they spent their holidays. One small girl wrote her “child’s view of retirement”: We always used to spend Christmas with Grandpa and Grandma. They used to live here in a big brick home but Grandpa got retarded and they moved to Florida. Now they…

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