More than the forgetfulness and foibles we joke about, our "Senior Moments" also celebrate life-long memories, perspective, and wisdom, some delivered tongue-in-cheek, others for serious contemplation.  The lead contributor since SeniorLifestyle began in 2006 has been Dan Seagren, whose thoughts had already appeared on his own website and in several newspapers. 

The updated SeniorLIfestyle site includes all of the Senior Moments we have used since April 2006. 


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Citizenship

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Quality Citizens and Adults by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   July 7, 2013)
We live in a society where almost anything goes. Almost, but not quite.…
Topics: Civility Communication Ethics & Morality Family


Communication

 1 record found

'Winning' an Argument by Ken Potts


(Connections   June 30, 2019)
It's not always the mot important thing…
Topics: Civility Communication Relationships



General

 4 records found

The Death of Common Sense by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   January 10, 2016)
Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years…
Topics: Civility Knowledge Social Issues


What's Happened to Civility? by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 23, 2011)
Exposing the toxicity of our times…
Topics: Civility Politics

What Happened to Civility? by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 7, 2010)
Accounting for the causalities of an uncivil war…
Topics: Civility Communication Politics Popular Culture

Pet Peeves by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   January 14, 2007)
For those of us who have lived over half a century, we have no doubt accumulated quite a few pet peeves.…
Topics: Civility Humor Trends


Government & Politics

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Driven Apart or Drawn Together? by Stu Johnson


(My World   November 21, 2018)
Reflections on the state of the nation at the mid-term elections…
Topics: Attitudes Civility Demographics Diversity & Pluralism Faith Government History Media Politics Social Media Technology Trends Trust Voting & Elections


A 'Dear John' Letter to Senator McCain by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 1, 2018)
An expressino of thanks for a remarkable leader…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Character, Integrity Civility Courage Inspiration Leadership Politics Tribute, Testimony


A Call for Respect by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 4, 2018)
Lessons from the State of the Union
Topics: Character, Integrity Civility Communication Government News Relationships



Holidays

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How to Deal with Family During the Holidays by Ken Potts


(Connections   December 23, 2018)
The holidays don't always live up to what we imagine them to be…
Topics: Christmas Civility Communication Family Holidays Holiday Season


Martin Luther King Jr.'s Ten Commandments for Cultural Change by James N. Watkins


(My World   January 18, 2016)
Celebrating the hope for cultural change that Martin Luther King, Jr. preached in word and deed…
Topics: Change Civility Faith History Holidays Hopes & Dreams Social Movements


O Little Town of Where-We-Live by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 24, 2006)
A musical prayer of confession…
Topics: Christmas Civility Comfort & Consolation Holidays Holiday Season


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Remembering a Remarkable Bush by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 8, 2018)
A tribute to President George H. W. Bush…
Topics: Character, Integrity Civility Faith Government History Politics Tribute, Testimony



Relationships

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Family Squabbles, Part 1 by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   October 29, 2017)
Exposing bullying…
Topics: Character, Integrity Civility Family Relationships Sports