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

 3 records found

Slow Down As We Age? by Ken Potts

(Health & Wellness   November 6, 2018)
Not necessarily…
Topics: Attitudes Inspiration Optimal Aging Personal Issues Wellness

The Power of One by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   July 17, 2011)
The power of one is not anything new. It is as old as the hills....
Topics: Courage Inspiration Leadership

Missed Senior Moments by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   March 25, 2007)
There are some senior moments that seniors will never experience. This is regrettable but alas, there is nothing we can do about it…
Topics: Inspiration Opportunity

Arts & Entertainment

 4 records found

Unbroken by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   December 21, 2014)
The rest of the story…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Christian Life Grace Inspiration Movies

America's Got Talent by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   August 3, 2014)
And I don't just mean on television&hellip
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Inspiration Music Popular Culture

Bring Him Home by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 24, 2013)
Jean Valjean and Les Miserable is now available…
Topics: Grace Inspiration Movies Music Religion

Treasure in Life's Trash by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 18, 2009)
Slumdog Millionaire offers truth you can bank on…
Topics: Inspiration Movies Popular Culture


 1 record found

Amer-I-Can by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   July 9, 2016)
How do you pronounce 'American'?
Topics: Faith Freedom Inspiration Opportunity Patriotism


 3 records found

Learning from Others by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   April 22, 2018)
Lessons from the world of business…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Business Circumstances, Life Events Education Innovation, Invention, Creativity Inspiration Leadership Learning Values

A Step of Faith by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   June 13, 2010)
A college graduate's aspiration…
Topics: Education Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Opportunity Prayer

Words to the WIse by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   June 1, 2008)
A saint's (and a poet's) advice on graduation day…
Topics: Bible Education Inspiration

Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 19 records found

The Tale of the Flameless Taper by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   November 1, 2019)
An All-Saints Day reminder…
Topics: Christian Life Dying and Death Faith Future Halloween Holidays Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Memories

Run the Race Movie by Rusty Wright

(Arts & Entertainment   February 18, 2019)
Dreams, despair, romance, redemption…
Topics: Faith Football (American) Grace Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Movies Relationships Sports

A Hymn for the American Church by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 28, 2018)
An ode to joy for less than joyful times…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Faith God Inspiration Prayer

A Sermon in a Cherry Tree by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 25, 2017)
The arrival of Spring trumpets the truth of Easter…
Topics: Easter Inspiration Nature Seasons

Dreaming by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   January 1, 2017)
New insights on a familiar Scripture…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Christian Life God Inspiration

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 5 records found

A Toast to the Promised Land by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   August 24, 2019)
Celebrating the land of Israel…
Topics: Faith History Inspiration Travel Tribute, Testimony

Stewardship by Stu Johnson

(Serve   April 13, 2018)
Caring and giving as a way of life…
Topics: Character, Integrity Charity Choices and Decision Making Christian Life Compassion Discipline Financial Inspiration Lifestyle, General Money Service Volunteer

A Star-Spangled Anthem by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   June 4, 2016)
With apologies to Francis Scott Key…
Topics: Armed Forces God Inspiration

Clogged Drains by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   May 3, 2015)
Life, at its best, is a pleasant mix of intellectuals and roto-rooters…
Topics: Inspiration Language, Meaning

Reflections from Poet's Cove by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   June 26, 2011)
Sunday thoughts on a Thursda…
Topics: Inspiration Leisure Nature

Government & Politics

 1 record found

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

Health & Wellness

 2 records found

Amazing Breakthroughs by Bill Nichols

(Faith   January 6, 2016)
Medical breakthroughs in 2015 give us reason to think about becoming 'instruments of breakthrough' in 2016…
Topics: Achievements Faith Health Care Hopes & Dreams Inspiration News Opportunity

Sofa Spud No Longer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 10, 2010)
How the Biggest Loser changed my life…
Topics: Inspiration Television Wellness


 1 record found

Harriet Movie by Rusty Wright

(Arts & Entertainment   November 1, 2019)
Courage, freedom, faith…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Character, Integrity Choices and Decision Making Courage Faith Freedom History Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Leadership Social Issues Social Movements


 13 records found

Our Country Needs a King by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 19, 2019)
Longing for Martin Luther King's influence…
Topics: History Holidays Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Leadership Social Movements

A New Year Has Dawned by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 5, 2019)
New hymn lyrics to ring in the new year…
Topics: Faith Holidays Holiday Season Inspiration New Year's

A Prayer for King-size Prophets by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 12, 2018)
Honoring Martin Luther King Jr with a new hymn text…
Topics: Courage History Holidays Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Social Movements Tribute, Testimony

Basking in the Glow by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   December 31, 2017)
Take time to reflect on the meaning of Christmas…
Topics: Christmas Faith Holidays Holiday Season Inspiration

Music in the Malls 2017 compiled by Stu Johnson

(Arts & Entertainment   December 20, 2017)
Videos of flash mobs and other performances to help brighten your holiday season . . . (See 2018 version for latest updates
Topics: Christmas Holidays Holiday Season Humor Inspiration Memories Music Popular Culture

There are 8 more items for this category and the Inspiration topic...See the whole list


 11 records found

Saluting Puget Sound Honor Flights by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   November 9, 2019)
Pledging allegiance to our veterans…
Topics: History Inspiration Service Tribute, Testimony Veterans Veterans Day War

Happy 8/28 Day! by James N. Watkins

(My World   August 28, 2019)
An annual reminder to look at life…
Topics: Christian Life Contemplation, Insight Faith Inspiration

Overcomer Movie by Rusty Wright

(Arts & Entertainment   August 17, 2019)
What defines you?…
Topics: Christian Life Courage Faith Inspiration Movies Relationships Sports Values

Ringing in the New Year by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 7, 2017)
The Salvation Army bells make music all year long…
Topics: Charity Compassion Faith Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Social Services

The Olympics of Daily Life by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   August 27, 2016)
What it takes to go for the gold every day…
Topics: Christian Life Faith Inspiration Values

There are 6 more items for this category and the Inspiration topic...See the whole list

Life Events

 2 records found

In This World You Will Have Trouble by James N. Watkins

(Faith   March 19, 2019)
When you think things can't get worse…
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Coping Faith Inspiration Trouble

Stepping Out in Faith by Stu Johnson

(Faith   May 5, 2018)
Discovering the meaning of faith in stories from life's journey…
Topics: Christian Life Circumstances, Life Events Courage Faith God Inspiration Jesus Prayer Religion Values

News & Current Events

 5 records found

Oh Say Can You See? by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   April 20, 2019)
The cross still stands amid Notre Dame's ruins…
Topics: Faith History Inspiration News Religion Symbols & Icons Tragedy

The World Cup in a Cave by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   July 14, 2018)
Celebrating the rescue of the Thailand soccer team
Topics: Courage Drama Inspiration News Prayer

Remembering a Memorable Bush by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   April 21, 2018)
A tribute to a former First Lady…
Topics: Character, Integrity Dying and Death Inspiration News Politics Tribute, Testimony

Remembering Billy Graham by Stu Johnson

(Faith   February 24, 2018)
A tribute to a remarkable man of God…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Character, Integrity History Inspiration Jesus Memories News Religion Tribute, Testimony

The Plane Truth about Being Prepared by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 25, 2009)
A lesson we can all retrieve from that Hudson River miracle…
Topics: Current Events, News Inspiration


 9 records found

Responding to Those Who Suffer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   October 27, 2018)
Lessons from Job when tragedy strikes…
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Communication Compassion Inspiration Relationships

The Word on Marriage by Stu Johnson

(Connections   April 6, 2018)
Describing a successful marriage in one word…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Character, Integrity Choices and Decision Making Faith Family Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Language, Meaning Optimal Aging Relationships

The Virtue of Kindness by Stu Johnson

(Connections   November 15, 2017)
How is kindness faring today?…
Topics: Attitudes Character, Integrity Inspiration Relationships Values

Celebrating a True Dad on Father's Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   June 18, 2017)
How Phil Mickelson scored a hole in one…
Topics: Family Father's Day Golf Inspiration Parenting, Parents Relationships Sports Values

New Life by Rusty Wright

(Arts & Entertainment   October 28, 2016)
Real love, real life…
Topics: Coping Disease Inspiration Movies Relationships

There are 4 more items for this category and the Inspiration topic...See the whole list

Sports & Recreation

 9 records found

Loyola's Most Loyal Fan by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 24, 2018)
A tribute to the team chaplain…
Topics: Basketball Faith Inspiration Optimal Aging Sports Tribute, Testimony

Cubs Win! Cubs Win! Cubs Win! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   November 5, 2016)
Spiritual lessons from my team's World Series victory…
Topics: Baseball Current Events, News Faith Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Sports

Mining for Gold by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   August 20, 2016)
What we can learn from Olympic athletes…
Topics: Christian Life Discipline Faith Grace Inspiration Sports

Rio Olympics Reflections by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   August 6, 2016)
A picture of world peace…
Topics: Diversity & Pluralism Inspiration New Year's Sports Unity, Unified

The Boston Marathon Redefined by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   April 21, 2013)
Attempting to make sense of the madness…
Topics: Current Events, News Inspiration Terrorism

There are 4 more items for this category and the Inspiration topic...See the whole list