Re: aging in community
From: KJ (pumpkin2282yahoo.com)
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2013 20:50:30 -0700 (PDT)
> 
> Sharon great point.  I think it's great that we are so concerned about the 
> needs of children, that we are past the era of "children should be seen and 
> heard", but I agree that we don't do a lot to think about the needs of elders 
> in our society.  This is something that probably has to be taught and 
> modeled, so cohousing is the perfect place to model concern, respect, and 
> caring for elders.  Likewise, one would hope that the elders would do the 
> same as their bodies and minds allow.  I am 30 myself.  Kj
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Sharon Villines" <sharon [at] sharonvillines.com>
> To: "Cohousing-L" <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 4:41 PM
> Subject: Re: [C-L]_ aging in community
> 
> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Sep 18, 2013, at 6:27 PM, Wayne Tyson <landrest [at] cox.net> wrote:
>> 
>>> I confess to not having read every post, but who among those posting is 
>>> in
>>> the category being discussed?
>> 
>> I'm 71 and beginning to feel the effects of aging on hearing. I just can't 
>> hear when children are running around yelling. Particularly riding those 
>> plastic cars and horses. Loud music hurts.
>> 
>> People are very self-righteous about what they perceive as the needs of 
>> children but multi-generational concern doesn't extend so far up the 
>> ladder as it does down.
>> 
>> Sharon
>> ----
>> Sharon Villines, Washington DC
>> "It is harder to be kind than clever. KIndness is a choice and hard. 
>> Cleverness is a gift and seductive." Jeff Bezos' Grandfather
>> 
>> 
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