Senior Talk

Updated on October 16, 2022

By Jerry Robbins

Seniors believe that when you nap you stop aging.

Seniors are the only group who are not happy to celebrate their birthdays.

Seniors never complain that their children come and visit them too much.

Seniors will tell you more than you want to know like when is the birthday of Dwight Eisenhower.

Seniors often mix up their hearing aid with their earplugs.

Seniors believe frisbee is an Olympic sport. (It isn’t is it?)

Seniors go crazy with the expression “no problem” instead of just “thank you.”

You will hear over and over again an account of how hard life was in the Depression years.

Seniors think Viagra is a multivitamin.

Seniors love to collect anything ceramic: cats, sea shells, cardboard toilet rolls,

Seniors think of Bingo as a religious experience.

Seniors love the worst music, i.e. “Hot Diggity, Dog Ziggity, Boom,” and “The Purple People Eater.”

Seniors can remember road attractions like, “The World’s Biggest Booger.”

Favorite TV shows seniors still talk about over coffee are: Ted Mack’s Orignal Amateur Hour, I Love Lucy, Dragnet, Hee Haw

Seniors can break into a verse of “She’ll be Coming Around the Mountain,” and “I’ve Been Working on the Railroad,” at the slightest suggestion.

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