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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Aging, General

 5 records found

Grandparenting by the Numbers by Barbara Greenleaf

(Our World   August 21, 2020)
A picture of grandparenting in America today…
Topics: COVID-19 Demographics Family Parenting, Parents Relationships Statistics

Millennial/Xennial by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   December 2, 2018)
A new "micro-generation"?…
Topics: Demographics Relationships Trends

The Unstoppable Age Wave Referred by Stu Johnson

(Our World   September 7, 2018)
By 2030 seniors will outnumber youth in U.S.…
Topics: Change Demographics Research Trends

Did You Know? by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   November 1, 2009)
Senior moments arrive in various ways, at unexpected times, and often unrecognized…
Topics: Demographics Health Care Statistics Trends

Seniors and Juniors by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   April 27, 2008)
Thoughts on the somewhat archaic expression, generation gap
Topics: Change Demographics


 1 record found

Narrowing One Gap by Stu Johnson

(My World   June 13, 2020)
A glimmer of hope at a dark hour…
Topics: Demographics Education George Floyd Hopes & Dreams Social Movements Statistics Trends

Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 1 record found

Secular Religion by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   February 2, 2020)
Is no religious preference really another religion?…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Demographics Religion Trends Values


 1 record found

Selective Advertising by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   November 4, 2018)
What our houses say about us…
Topics: Advertising Demographics Financial Hopes & Dreams Housing Trends

Government & Politics

 9 records found

Constitution Day and the 2020 Census by U.S. Census Bureau staff

(Our World   September 17, 2020)
Marking the beginning, nearing the finish line for this decennial census…
Topics: Demographics Government History Statistics Trends

2020 Census Update Reported by Stu Johnson

(Our World   August 29, 2020)
One month to be counted!…
Topics: COVID-19 Current Events, News Demographics Government News Statistics

Will I be Counted? by Stu Johnson

(My World   August 21, 2020)
Don't be left out of the 2020 Election or Census!…
Topics: COVID-19 Crime, Justice, Punishment Demographics George Floyd News Politics Social Issues Statistics Voting & Elections

The Census is Coming! Reported by Stu Johnson

(My World   March 11, 2020)
Watch your mail for your invitation to participate…
Topics: Demographics Government Research Statistics

Who Conducted the First Census in 1790? submitted by Stu Johnson

(My World   March 10, 2020)
U.S. Marshals overcame hardships and challenges to count 3,929,214 people in a young America…
Topics: Demographics Government History Statistics

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Health & Wellness

 1 record found

Big, Bad Wolves by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   August 5, 2007)
How the top ten causes of death have changed over the last century…
Topics: Demographics Health Care History Statistics


 3 records found

The ADA Turns 30 by Stu Johnson

(Finance and Legal   July 27, 2020)
The demographics of disability today…
Topics: Demographics History Legal Statistics Trends

Milestone Moment by Derrick Moore, U.S. Census Bureau

(Our World   July 24, 2020)
U.S. population reaches 330-million…
Topics: Demographics History Trends

Only a Century Ago by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   October 19, 2008)
What if I were born in 1827, not 1927? This then would have been my world for the last two decades or more of my life…
Topics: Demographics History Statistics


 2 records found

Veteran's Day 2018 from the U.S. Census Bureau

(Serve   November 5, 2018)
Facts about those who have served…
Topics: Demographics History Holidays Service Statistics Veterans Veterans Day

Veterans Day by the Numbers submitted by Stu Johnson, editor

(Our World   November 9, 2017)
The 2017 profile from the U.S. Census Bureau
Topics: Demographics History Holidays Service Statistics Tribute, Testimony Veterans Day

Housing and Living Options

 1 record found

Where We Live Reported by Stu Johnson

(Our World   May 29, 2020)
America as a nation of small towns…
Topics: Change Choices and Decision Making Demographics Research Trends

News & Current Events

 4 records found

How Are You Faring? Reported by Stu Johnson

(My World   June 24, 2020)
Report provides insights into COVID-19 impact…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events COVID-19 Current Events, News Demographics Depresson Fears, Concerns Financial Housing Loss & Grieving News Social Issues Work

Harrowing Blame Game Reported by Stu Johnson

(Health & Wellness   June 15, 2020)
Looking for answers for the COVID-19 death toll in nursing homes…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Dying and Death Demographics George Floyd Government Health Care Media News Politics Social Issues Statistics

Prejudice Reimagined by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   March 24, 2019)
Considering the immigration debate…
Topics: Demographics History Hopes & Dreams News Relationships Social Issues Social Movements

Life Expectancy by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   July 20, 2008)
Apparently the U.S. life expectancy for babies born in 2006 has nudged upward to 78.1 years…
Topics: Demographics Trends


 3 records found

The Extended Family by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   August 3, 2014)
Something is missing in the American family structure…
Topics: Demographics Family Trends

Family Fantasies by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   January 26, 2014)
If fantasies are illusions, let's talk about families facing modernity…
Topics: Change Demographics Family Trends

Family Virtues by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   January 12, 2014)
The country in which we live has been tinkering with the family for quite a while…
Topics: Demographics Family Trends Values


 1 record found

Retirement Research by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   February 6, 2014)
A serious senior moment occurs when we seniors research retirement…
Topics: Demographics Statistics Trips


 7 records found

This is Us by Barbara Greenleaf

(Our World   September 10, 2020)
Norman Rockwell would paint some different family pictures today…
Topics: Change Choices and Decision Making Demographics Family History Relationships Statistics Trends

Homebodies by U.S. Census Bureau staff

(Our World   September 10, 2020)
More than a third of married couples live in state where both were born…
Topics: Change Demographics Family History Statistics Trends

The Graying of America Submitted by Stu Johnson

(Our World   July 11, 2020)
65 and older population grows rapidly as Baby Boomers age…
Topics: Demographics Trends

Despite the Internet Reported by Stu Johnson

(Our World   November 27, 2018)
Kids still involved in extracurricular activities…
Topics: Demographics Education Family Trends

Birth Rate by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   October 14, 2018)
A notable trend in the lifetime of today's seniors…
Topics: Demographics Family Future Trends

The Changing Family Reported by Stu Johnson

(Our World   November 30, 2017)
A profile from the U.S. Census Bureau
Topics: Demographics Family Research Social Movements Trends

Senior Predicament by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   November 25, 2012)
Experts are not sure if seniors are better off today than yesterday…
Topics: Demographics

Work, Employment

 1 record found

Working Longer, Earning More by Stu Johnson

(Finance and Legal   April 27, 2018)
Census research reveals significant trend…
Topics: Demographics Financial Trends Work