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twilight years
wonderful memories
companionship
many things
neighbor
hospitals
friendship
Comforts For Old Age
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It's almost morning as I write this article. I am thinking of all my wonderful memories of times my husband and I had together. We went on great trips and parties. We danced and sang, camped and bowled. My husband and I share so many memories...it's great.

When you do as much as we have done together, you don't miss the things you can no longer do. Memories will carry you through the years you are not so active. I always feel content with just a movie or a dinner out.

It's important to be with someone in your twilight years that you love, and like as well. Care giving, friendship and companionship are things you need then. You will not mind missing parties or other social events as much. It's like...been there, done that.

Your children are very important at this stage of your lives. Including you in activetys Sharing their thoughts and dreams with you.

When you are older and not very active, a dog or any pet will help you stay busy and interested in life. No matter how tired you are, you still must care for the pet. You will find training an animal is very rewarding. The love that your pet gives you is a great feeling.

To stay busy, I walk with a neighbor, work in the yard, draw cartoons and I write an occasional article. We also sing with friends, now and again . Because you are older, does not mean you have to stop doing things that you enjoy. It may not be the same things you used to do, but you can still do many things that are fun. There are senior centers where many people gather. There are RV clubs that a lot of people belong to.

Many people volunteer at hospitals, They are a vital part of most hospitals. They work in gift shops and as guides, delivery of flowers too. You could also get involved in you church if that is something your interested in. The troops over seas would also enjoy letters from someone. I am just throwing things out there to suggest enjoyable things to do.

There are many more things you can do that are enjoyable and helpful, but the main thing, I think, people should do is to get in touch with their higher power. The closer you get to leaving , the more important it is. Those are just my opinions on things, I don't mean to preach to anyone. I hate being preached to. Well I guess I am about out of ideas so I'll be closing now. See you soon?


Street Talk

Nice article, I know what you are saying. I am blessed I still have my husband to share everything with. We are both in our seventies, live in the country, only go out on friday to get our groceries, which is a 70 km trip. We are quiet happy just spending out last few years together, caring for each other. Kind thought's. Have a great day.

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  about 6 years ago

Exactly, Elsie..contentment

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