Originally published on Mon April 22, 2013 10:18 am
One recent morning, Evelyne Lois Such was sitting at her kitchen table in Denver when the phone rang. Such, who's 86, didn't recognize the phone number or the deep voice on the other end of the line.
"He asked, 'Are you a senior?' and I said yes, and he said, 'Well, we are sending out all new Medicare cards, and I want to make sure I have all your statistics just correct,' " Such recalls.
Playing cards -- even though you hate it.
Going shopping -- although you already have a closetful of clothes.
Staying home and watching television? Yawn.
Golf? Not on your life.
Many of the senior citizens who gathered Tuesday in solidarity at Boynton Beach’s Cleopatra Arcade paint a grim picture of a future without their beloved senior arcades.
How to be normal after your 65th birthday: according to a handful of new statistics we found on Careerbuilder.com (and a few other sources), the normalest thing you can do is get a job as an embalmer in South Dakota.