Nobody’s Child

Nobody’s Child

Welcome to this series on Seniors. I hope you enjoy this thought-provoking and inspiring reading. I listened to a song on the radio. It was recorded by Karen Young from Yorkshire in 1969 and was called “Nobody’s Child”. I listened to the first verse. Here it is: As I...
Getting old is not for sissies

Getting old is not for sissies

Welcome to this series on Seniors. I hope you enjoy this thought-provoking and inspiring reading. As the decades accumulate, there are challenges to health and intellect. According to Bette Davis, old age is no place for sissies or wimps. A puzzled 5-year-old boy...
Age and Leadership

Age and Leadership

Welcome to this series on Seniors. I hope you enjoy this thought-provoking and inspiring reading. Why do we prefer older leaders for stability and younger leaders for change? Consider this. Most political leaders around the world achieve their position in office when...
Ageism in the workplace

Ageism in the workplace

Welcome to this series on Seniors. I hope you enjoy this thought-provoking and inspiring reading. Discriminating or stereotyping a person based on their age is prejudice. It takes many forms and is especially common in the workplace. In a workforce that’s steadily...
Pet companionship for Seniors

Pet companionship for Seniors

Welcome to this series on Seniors. I hope you enjoy this thought-provoking and inspiring reading. Loneliness is one of the most serious conditions an elderly person has to face. With all the research being done to find cures for cancer, loneliness ranks as a very big...
Seven Traits of Seniors

Seven Traits of Seniors

Welcome to this series on Seniors. I hope you enjoy this thought-provoking and inspiring reading. The idea of living a very long and happy life is a universal goal. Every one of us would like to reach the 100-mark and beyond, but what does it take to get there?...
Five tips for doing your best work.

Five tips for doing your best work.

Welcome to this series on Seniors. I hope you enjoy this thought-provoking and inspiring reading.  No two workdays are the same, most of the time. There are many days when merely showing up to work seems like that is the best you’ll do. Showing up and doing your best...
Why hire older workers

Why hire older workers

Welcome to this series on Seniors. I hope you enjoy this thought-provoking and inspiring reading. During the economic recession, companies had smaller budgets, which led to “many people [getting] promoted into management positions with little experience....
Why Seniors are so special.

Why Seniors are so special.

Welcome to this series on Seniors. I hope you enjoy this thought-provoking and inspiring reading. There is no denying the youth-obsessed slant of our culture. Advertisements, services, and products are geared toward a younger demographic. Everywhere we turn, we are...
Don’t waste the skills of the elderly.

Don’t waste the skills of the elderly.

Welcome to this series on Seniors. I hope you enjoy this thought-provoking and inspiring reading. If young people were left to their own devices, we view it as a tragedy.  We don’t like it if young people with skills are left to languish. Why extreme prejudice? People...
Transform your Life in difficult times

Transform your Life in difficult times

Welcome to this series on Self-Healing. I hope you find the readings thought-provoking and inspiring. Please enjoy. In life, we often want to ‘escape’ from difficulties and hard times. For example, when the marriage broke down, a loved one dies, you lose a job, you...
Inner Peace

Inner Peace

Welcome to this series on Self-Healing. I hope you find the readings thought-provoking and inspiring. Please enjoy. Have you had someone telling you that you are unworthy, incapable, and that you do not have what it takes to be successful? Negative people always say...