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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Arts & Entertainment

 1 record found

Celebrities by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   May 15, 2016)
The role of celebrity in culture and hope for a desire to make a better world…
Topics: Popular Culture Service Social Issues



Communication

 1 record found

Defining Words, Defining Morality by James N. Watkins


(Our World   April 3, 2016)
Words shape society, but there remains a True Word…
Topics: Communication Language, Meaning Social Issues Trends



Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 4 records found

Banning King David? by James N. Watkins


(My World   January 17, 2018)
In the present climate, could this actually happen?…
Topics: Bible Character, Integrity Discipline Faith Relationships Scandal Social Issues


Help, Lord, the World is Upside Down! by Stu Johnson


(My World   November 10, 2017)
Keeping perspective when nothing seems right in the world…
Topics: Bible Coping Crisis Disaster Faith God Loss & Grieving Social Issues Tragedy


Sensitivity by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   May 16, 2010)
Two examples that could challenge our sensitivities…
Topics: Religion Social Issues

Endangered Species by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 1, 2009)
Why those who take the Bible seriously may be disappearing…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Political Correctness Religion Social Issues


General

 4 records found

The State of My Conflicted Heart by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 22, 2019)
A prayer when life doesn't rhyme…
Topics: Current Events, News Dysfunctional, Broken Government Relationships Social Issues Trends


From Womb to Tomb by James N. Watkins


(My World   January 18, 2019)
All lives matter, all the time…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Faith Health Care History Relationships Social Issues Social Movements


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


Let Freedom Ring! by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 2, 2010)
Once we've cleaned the clapper of our culture…
Topics: Risk Social Issues Trouble


Government & Politics

 8 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


May I Be Frank, Mr. President? by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 17, 2017)
Challenging a double standard in the Oval Office…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News Ethics & Morality News Politics Scandal Social Issues Values


A State of Indecision by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 21, 2012)
Washington state debates same-sex marriage…
Topics: Faith Family Political Correctness Politics Social Issues

Don't Ask? Don't Tell? by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 9, 2011)
What would the Generals say?…
Topics: Armed Forces Current Events, News History Social Issues

Domestic Parter-Ships by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 1, 2009)
Should their moorage be equal to marriage?
Topics: Family Language, Meaning Politics Social Issues

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Health & Wellness

 4 records found

Up in Smoke by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 28, 2019)
Vaping and pot are taking a toll…
Topics: Current Events, News Disease Health Care Lifestyle, General Social Issues Wellness


Suicide by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   September 10, 2019)
Focusing on prevention…
Topics: Dying and Death Depresson Health Care Social Issues Trends


Addiction by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   July 8, 2018)
A call for understanding and compassion…
Topics: Abuse and Addiction Addictions Advocacy Compassion Health Care Lifestyle, General Risk Social Issues


18 or 21? by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   April 10, 2016)
Age or prohibition? . .. two approaches to cancer and smoking…
Topics: Health Care News Politics Science & Technology Social Issues Wellness



History

 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


Birth of a Nation Movie by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   October 1, 2016)
Freedom fighter or domestic terrorist?…
Topics: History Movies Social Issues Social Movements


Immigration by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   June 10, 2007)
There's a lot of talk, more than action, on immigration these days (May 2007)…
Topics: History Policy, Policy Formation Social Issues


Holidays

 3 records found

Pint-Size Outlaws at Your Front Door by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 31, 2008)
A trick or treatise on welfare fraud…
Topics: Halloween Holidays Politics Social Issues

Homeless in Seattle by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 31, 2008)
Labor Day dreams for meaningful work and shelter…
Topics: Housing Social Issues Work

Following the Doctor's Orders by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 14, 2007)
Why Dr. King's prescription for racial inequality needs to be acts on…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Holidays Social Issues Social Movements Tribute, Testimony


Housing and Living Options

 1 record found

Exploring Cohousing by Stu Johnson


(Finance and Legal   February 24, 2016)
Looking at housing options, starting with cohousing…
Topics: Housing Optimal Aging Relationships Social Issues Trends



News & Current Events

 19 records found

Bulletproof Backpacks and Back-to-School Fear by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 17, 2019)
What has become of our world?…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News Education Fears, Concerns Parenting, Parents Social Issues Technology


Borderline Disaster by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 29, 2019)
Haunted by the heartache of the immigrant crisis…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News Government Policy, Policy Formation Social Issues Social Movements Tragedy


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


A Borderline Disorder by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 17, 2018)
A prayer for our gun-crazed culture…
Topics: Prayer Social Issues Trends Values


And the Children Cry by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 23, 2018)
A lament for the illegal immigrant children separated from their families&hellip'
Topics: Family Government Relationships Social Issues Social Unrest, Division


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Relationships

 5 records found

The B-I-B-L-E and LGBTQ by James N. Watkins


(My World   February 16, 2019)
Addressing he issue with truth and grace…
Topics: Bible Character, Integrity Choices and Decision Making God Jesus Lifestyle, General Love Relationships Religion Social Issues Social Movements Trends


Loneliness by Stu Johnson


(Connections   April 17, 2018)
A problem that often increases with age…
Topics: Communication Compassion Lifestyle, General Loneliness Optimal Aging Relationships Retirement Social Activities Social Issues Social Media


Coming Together by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   January 28, 2018)
Making common cause of solving society's puzzles…
Topics: Communication Relationships Social Issues Unity, Unified


A Necessary Conversation by Stu Johnson


(Connections   December 14, 2017)
Straight talk about sex and marriage…
Topics: Beliefs Choices and Decision Making Faith Family Relationships Research Social Issues Social Movements Trends Values


Womens' Lib by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   December 3, 2017)
The news of late draws attention…
Topics: Bible News Relationships Social Issues Trends Work



Sports & Recreation

 2 records found

I Can't Stand for This by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 1, 2017)
Reflecting on the NFL player's boycott of the National Anthem…
Topics: Football (American) News Patriotism Social Issues Social Movements Sports Values


It Doesn't Take a Wizard by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 5, 2013)
Putting Jason Collins' "coming out" in perspective…
Topics: Social Issues Sports


Theater and Movies

 1 record found

John Rhys-DaviesVeteran actor with heart and conviction by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   June 4, 2015)
Rusty Wright interviewed the veteran actor before the release of "Beyond the Mask," revealing his deep passion for social issues and life lessons in love and forgiveness
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Forgive, Forgiveness Love Movies Social Issues



Trends

 2 records found

A Tragic Trend by James N. Watkins


(Health & Wellness   August 24, 2019)
When you or a friend are contemplating suicide…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Coping Fears, Concerns Future Loneliness Social Issues Stress Tragedy Trends Trouble Wellness


Mismatching? by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   November 13, 2016)
The changing role of men…
Topics: Social Issues Trends Work



Work, Employment

 2 records found

Income Equity USA by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   December 31, 2017)
Achieving equity a worthy but complicated goal…
Topics: Financial Income Social Issues Statistics Trends Work


Am I a 'Feminist'? Yes and no! by James N. Watkins


(My World   March 10, 2016)
Happy International Women's Day!…
Topics: Opportunity Relationships Social Issues Trends Work