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

 1 record found

A Word about Modernity by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   February 7, 2010)
I remember living without TV…
Topics: Change Media Popular Culture Science & Technology Trends

Arts & Entertainment

 5 records found

On the Street Where We Lived by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   October 19, 2019)
Celebrating Sesame Street's 50th birthday…
Topics: Grandchildren History Learning Media Memories News Television

Remembering the Queen of Soul by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   August 18, 2018)
A tribute to Aretha Franklin…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Media Music News Popular Culture Tribute, Testimony

A Spotlight on Spotlight by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 5, 2016)
Why the Boston Globe priest scandal deserved an Oscar…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Media Movies Religion Scandal

Billy O'Reilly? by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   November 6, 2011)
Today when I hear someone call me Danny, its usually an old timer.…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Books Media Television

Goddess Worship by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   June 29, 2008)
Oprah's popularity has become a religion…
Topics: Media Religion Television


 1 record found

Sham or Subtle by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   October 28, 2018)
Judging what we hear or read…
Topics: Communication Media Writing

Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 3 records found

The Case for Christ Movie by Rusty Wright

(Faith   April 6, 2017)
An atheist wrestles with the evidence…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Faith Jesus Media Movies Religion

The Shack Movie Review by Rusty Wright

(Arts & Entertainment   March 3, 2017)
God and your tragedy…
Topics: Dying and Death Faith Family God Grace Media Movies Relationships Tragedy

My Favorite Songs of Hope and Humor by James N. Watkins

(Arts & Entertainment   January 12, 2016)
A collection of videos and links to related blog posts…
Topics: Faith Hopes & Dreams Humor Inspiration Media Movies


 1 record found

A Kind Word About Libraries by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   April 13, 2008)
According to a study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project, 53% of U.S. adults visited a library in 2007…
Topics: Books Leisure Media Trends

Government & Politics

 2 records found

The Last Candidate Standing by James N. Watkins

(My World   September 1, 2019)
Are you already tired of teh 2020 election?…
Topics: Current Events, News Government Media News Politics Social Issues

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

Health & Wellness

 1 record found

Happy Marketing by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   September 24, 2006)
Now, we all know that seniors take a lot of drugs, probably more than is necessary. Yet we often beg the doctor to let us try a new drug cleverly hyped in the media.…
Topics: Advertising Cost of Living Health Care Media


 3 records found

Checking Out the Green Book by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   January 26, 2019)
The book that inspired a movie (eighty years later)…
Topics: History Media Minorities Movies Relationships Social Issues Social Movements

The Forgotten Sunday by Stu Johnson

(Arts & Entertainment   January 15, 2018)
Without it Dunkirk would have been a disaster, not a miracle…
Topics: God Government History Media Movies Prayer War

In Praise of Mayberry Days by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   August 17, 2008)
Pining for what Andy Griffith took for granted…
Topics: Change Media Memories


 8 records found

A Tribute to Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 11, 2018)
Looking back to where it all began…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) History Media Television Tribute, Testimony

KICY: A Dream come true by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   April 18, 2010)
They're celebrating in Nome this weekend!
Topics: History Media

Where Have All the Newsmen Gone? by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   July 26, 2009)
A tribute to a trio of beloved broadcasters…
Topics: Media Tribute, Testimony

The Death of a Newspaper by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 22, 2009)
Is the P-I's demise a sign of the times?…
Topics: Change Media

Goodbye, American! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   March 1, 2009)
A farewell to our nation's beloved radio newsman…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Media Tribute, Testimony

There are 3 more items for this category and the Media topic...See the whole list

News & Current Events

 14 records found

Bert and Ernie are Not Gay! by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   September 22, 2018)
Attempting to make sense of a senseless claim…
Topics: Media News Relationships Television

When the Newsman Becomes News by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   December 3, 2017)
Lamenting yet another fallen hero…
Topics: Character, Integrity Media News Relationships

An Earthquake in La La Land by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   November 19, 2017)
Examining what's been exposed in the rubble…
Topics: Abuse and Addiction Character, Integrity Media News Popular Culture Relationships Scandal Social Issues Values

Innocent Until Proven Guilty by James N. Watkins

(My World   November 17, 2017)
A call for perspective as accusations begin to fly…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Media News Relationships Social Issues

Another Hurricane Named Harvey by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   October 15, 2017)
Praying for a good outcome for a bad situation…
Topics: Character, Integrity Media News Popular Culture Relationships Scandal

There are 9 more items for this category and the Media topic...See the whole list


 1 record found

Taking Your Cues from Betty by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   May 16, 2010)
Let a Golden Girl named White color your picture of retirement…
Topics: Achievements Media Optimal Aging Popular Culture

Sports & Recreation

 4 records found

Zip Risk? by Stu Johnson

(Travel   December 4, 2015)
Seeking an adventure? Zip-lining may be attractive (not just for the young), but how should you interpret reports of the risk?…
Topics: Leisure Lifestyle, General Media Sports Statistics Travel

The Lion King and a Tiger's Tale by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   April 11, 2010)
Thinking about the new Nike ad with Tiger Woods' dad…
Topics: Ethics & Morality Media Sports

Tiger Ain't Out of the Woods Yet by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   December 13, 2009)
The penalty strokes are more than he expected…
Topics: Ethics & Morality Media Scandal Sports

Reality TV: Global Edition by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   August 20, 2008)
The world will be watching the Olympics…
Topics: Media Sports


 1 record found

Seniors Online by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   March 1, 2009)
Our niece lamented that their big city daily newspaper is now delivered only three days a weekhellip;
Topics: Change Computers (and other Digital devices) Media Statistics Trends