Signs of Age – Who Needs Them!

Signs of Age – Who Needs Them!

Our neighborhood
Our neighborhood

Living in a retirement community can be very insulating from the signs of age.  Really!  This seems counter intuitive but here is what I am thinking.  We are all 50+ in this neighborhood and this means we don’t see some of the things you see in other neighborhoods. 

We don’t hear the scampering sounds of neighborhood kids (except for the occasional visit of grandkids), we don’t see the frantic and stressed looks of neighbors leaving early in the morning for work and coming home late at night, we don’t see neighbors climbing onto their roof to clean a skylight and we don’t have neighbors who DON’T have aches and pains.   

You are not reminded so much of what you can or can’t do when you don’t see and hear this stuff.  THIS CAN BE A GOOD THING!

In case you do need a reminder, I ran across an article (actually Mr. Blogger sent it to me – what a pal!) listing signs that you are hitting middle age.  Here are a few on the list:

  • Losing touch with everyday technology such as tablets and TVs
  • Finding you have no idea what “young people” are talking about
  • Feeling stiff
  • Needing an afternoon nap
  • Groaning when you bend down
  • Not remembering the name of any modern bands
  • Talking a lot about your joints/ailments

For the whole article go to:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/in-denial-that-youve-reached-middle-age-a-survey-identifies-some-telltale-signs/2013/12/13/0868a3a2-5dd4-11e3-be07-006c776266ed_story.html?hpid=z4

Quote of the week:

No man was ever wise by chance.  – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Happenings this week:

Saturday, February 8th:  Northwest Wind Symphony will perform “Tribute to Gustav Holst” at Corbet Theatre, 7:00 p.m.  Admission is $12.

Tuesday, February 11th: School Levy Elections – Votes are due Tuesday!

Thursday, February 13th:  Bogey Vujkov in concert (Piano) at The Gathering Place, 2:00 p.m.

Friday, February 14th:  Valentine’s Day!

Coming up:

Centralia College Theatre Presents “Almost Maine in Wickstrom Theatre.  February 13, 7:00 p.m.  February 14 and 15, 8:00 pm. 

Evergreen Playhouse presents “Brothers Grimm and the Showgirl”.  February 14-16, 20-23, 28 and March 1 & 2.  Tickets at Sterling Bank and Santa Lucia Coffee Company.

Saturday, February 15th:  Centralia’s Fox Theatre presents the 1985 classic “Back to the Future”, starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd.  Before or after the movie, stop next door for chocolates at Tegarden’s or Frozen Yogurt at Holley’s Place.  Both are great local business’s to support!

 

Crispy weather at Stillwaters
Stillwater’s Today

Weather: 

Well this is THE story of the day.  We have about a half inch of snow on the ground and the temperature is hovering at about 25 degrees.  Brrrrrrr! 

Chance of snow through the weekend so bundle up and stay warm.  We should be back to just rain by Monday with daytime temperatures back in the 40’s.  Enjoy!


stillwatersadmin

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


Stillwaters Estates complies with Federal Fair Housing Laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, familial status, and disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its housing programs and activities. Stillwaters Estates is also Fair Housing compliant regarding State, County and City definitions of protected classes. The Fair Housing / 504 Coordinator has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s regulations implementing Section 504 (24 CFR, part 8 dated June 2, 1988).

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you fill out a form.

When requesting information on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways: To send periodic emails.  The email address you provide, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your request, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.  Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, please just notify us by email at sherri@stillwatersestates.com

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

Do we use cookies?

We do not use cookies.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our websites privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on March 8, 2013

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

www.stillwatersestates.com
2800 Cooks Hill Road
Centralia, WA 98531
USA
sherri@stillwatersestates.com
360-736-4744