Thank you Sarah Brightman, and of course Andrew Lloyd Webber. We all treasure our memories. It’s when they begin to desert us that our problems begin. Is it an age thing? Is it only temporary, nothing more than what the professionals call a ‘senior moment’? Is something catching up to us? Something ominous?
BITS AND PIECES OF AN ORDINARY LIFE
Show us a senior who hasn’t experienced a “senior moment” and we’ll tell you he or she has blocked it out. Those frustrating lapses of memory come with the territory. Where do you fit? Let’s start with “The Name Game.” [Open]
BEGGED AND BORROWED
The current issue of Scientific American magazine challenges the theory
that mental illness is a genetic inevitability. It’s a bit technical, however their conclusion that a combination of improved diet, physical exercise, and mental and social stimulation can curb the onset of cognitive decline is very encouraging. [Open]
ETC. ETC. ETC.
Sensitive as the subject of this blog may be, we couldn’t resist the opportunity to include a short preview from “Where’s Poppa?” the hysterical 1970 movie starring Ruth Gordon and George Segal. [Open]
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