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1 week ago

They are out there...

Royce Shook · I posted this a few years ago, but it just posted on another blog. The author said that he found it on the Internet, I found it via email but the reality is that these people walk among us and they vote. · I was at the McDonald’s Drive Thru and gave the cashier a $5 bill. Our tot ...

3 weeks ago

Mecca in the Heat

Jim Murray · Apparently, more than 1300 people have died of heat stroke and other heat-related stuff in Saudi Arabia while participating in a religious ceremony in heat that was measured at 125 degrees F. · It's very sad that the demands of a religion would put people in harm's way like this. ...

1 month ago

Just a thought

Jim Murray ·

3 months ago

Shocking. LOL!

Timothy Wall · Shocking

3 months ago

What is healthy ageing?

Royce Shook · There was a study from the 1980s that concluded there are three main factors to successful aging. 1) Being free of disability or disease; 2) having high cognitive and physical abilities, and 3) interacting with others in meaningful ways. But another definition of successful aging ...

3 months ago

Subjective Ageing

Royce Shook · The fact that people tell others they feel or are younger is called subjective ageing. Subjective aging is an important concept that can have significant implications for individuals' well-being and health outcomes. Understanding how people perceive themselves and their own agein ...

3 months ago

Age is in the mind

Royce Shook · When people ask me what I consider old I always say an age 10 years older than me. I found it interesting that people when asked what age they would like to be, most people say 10 years younger than they are, according to a study from the Stanford Center on Longevity. · The study ...

5 months ago

Adverse effect on your health, loniliness and isolation

Royce Shook · Lack of social ties and interaction with others, whether in person or by communication technology, is referred to as “social isolation.” It may be forced or voluntary, physical or psychological. · Being cut off from others and feeling dissatisfied with one’s connections are two s ...

5 months ago

Time for some humour.

Royce Shook · I hate being patronized. By the way, patronized means they speak with a sense of superority. · I love it when people talk down to me. It makes me feel so much better about myself. · My boss always talks to me like I'm a child. I think he forgets that I'm an adult and not his four ...

6 months ago

This is not what I do, but perhaps it should be.

Royce Shook · How many times have you heard others say or have yourself said, I cannot take advantage of these great opportunities because this is not what I do? · It is possible for people who have retired to limit themselves and close themselves off to opportunities because they have a fixed ...

7 months ago

Buy the Shoes

Royce Shook · Fascinating, isn’t it, how there are those who decide upon living in abundance, and the next thing you know, they’re swimming in it? · There are those who think about being more creatively fulfilled, and as if by magic, all the right steps, connections, and inspirations present t ...

8 months ago

Fear and superstition

Royce Shook · Fear is the main source of superstition and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.– Bertrand Russell · Fear can certainly be a powerful emotion that can drive people to act in irrational or superstitious ways. It can also lead people to en ...

8 months ago

Is buying a house worth it?

Royce Shook · My son and his partner are worried about high-interest rates and have put off buying a house while rates are high. It’s natural to have doubts about any financial decision, especially a large one like purchasing a home. However, it’s important to keep in mind that there are many ...

9 months ago

Is retirement for most out of reach?

Royce Shook · Retirement is becoming more and more of a pipe dream for workers all over the world. A troubled global economy paired with longer life expectancies is forcing many to continue to work far past the age they imagined because of a lack of sufficient savings. Governments have resorte ...

9 months ago

Intergenerational bonding ideas 2

Royce Shook · For youth who do not have seniors in their lives, there are still ways to engage in intergenerational bonding activities. Here are some ideas: · Volunteer at a senior center because many senior centers offer volunteer opportunities for youth, such as helping with meal programs or ...

9 months ago

Never thought I would see this is Canads.

Jim Murray · I saw this posted online somewhere yesterday. It sickened me right to my core that there are people in Canada who think so little of the whole human race and so much about the so called white race that they would advocate this. It also distressed me that the number of people who ...

10 months ago

The Compassionate Artist

Timothy Wall ·

10 months ago

Adverse effect on your health, loniliness and isolation

Royce Shook · Lack of social ties and interaction with others, whether in person or by communication technology, is referred to as “social isolation.” It may be forced or voluntary, physical or psychological. · Being cut off from others and feeling dissatisfied with one’s connections are two s ...

11 months ago

This is not what I do, but perhaps it should be.

Royce Shook · How many times have you heard others say or have yourself said, I cannot take advantage of these great opportunities because this is not what I do? · It is possible for people who have retired to limit themselves and close themselves off to opportunities because they have a fixed ...

11 months ago

The health and well-being of seniors depends on financial stability

Royce Shook · Financial insecurity can have a negative impact on seniors’ health and well-being. Access to benefits and other resources can help to ease financial insecurity. · Financial insecurity can have a negative impact on seniors’ health and well-being and can lead to several negative ou ...

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