Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"Middle age is that difficult period between juvenile delinquency and senior citizenship, when
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 10, 2008
In '06, only 31% of workers between ages 45 and 54 had more than $100,000 in retirement savings. Another 31% had less than
Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Aug 10, 2009
An 80 year-old woman was walking down the main street in her hometown one evening when she heard a low voice say, "Hey lady."
She looked around to see who was talking but upon seeing nobody there she shrugged it all off and continued walking. Before she got another five feet, she
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 2, 2010
Selling Anti-aging Products is Big Business
Americans spend more than $20 billion annually on various anti-aging products that claim to cure baldness, remove wrinkles, build muscle, and renew the powers of youth. Can those products deliver what they promise? Dr. Thomas Perls of Boston University
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 16, 2009
A survey by Genworth Financial, a long-term care insurer, reports the cost of a private room in a nursing home for a year averages more than $76,000 (up 17% since ’04), an assisted-living facility $36,000 annually and $38 an hour for a Medicare-certified home health aide. Genworth
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 13, 2009
Everyday in the U.S. and Canada, 800,000 people are having a birthday. The average person receives 8 birthday cards and 4 gifts a year. 11,000 Baby Boomers turn 50 each day and will for the next decade. Almost 110,000 people have celebrated their 100th birthdays with a projection of
Contributed by Josh Hunt on Feb 29, 2012
AGING: ONE PLUS ONE
Three old men went to the doctor for a memory test. The doctor asked the first old man, "What is one plus one?"
"Two hundred seventy-four," he said.
The doctor asked the same question of the second man, "What is one plus one?"
"Tuesday," he said.
The doctor tried the third
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 13, 2009
New research finds the happiest Americans are the oldest. Older adults are more socially active than the stereotype of the lonely senior suggests, social activity can help keep away the blues. Duke Univ. aging expert Linda George reports the odds of being happy increase 5% with every
THE GLORY OF AGING
A woman nearly 100 years old wrote:
This old shell in which I dwell
Is growing old, I know full well,
But I am not the shell.
What if my hair is turning gray,
Gray hair is honorable, they say.
What if my sight is growing dim,
I still can see to follow Him.
What should I care
Contributed by Dave Kinney on Mar 28, 2009
Dr. Jess Moody once wrote with biting sarcasm,
"What do aged atheists have to talk about, as they sit around waiting to die? Do they discuss the legacy of morality, decency, integrity, and spiritual sensitivity they have given to their children? Or the good atheism has done the world: the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 13, 2009
AGING ARE LEAVING NO INHERITANCE
An AARP analysis of the Federal Reserve Board’s 2004 Survey of Consumer Finances finds 21% of people born after 1964 thought they would inherit money someday. But with each passing year, the pressures on the nest-eggs of older people will only grow. A lot of
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 3, 2012
ROCK OF AGES
"Rock of Ages" is a popular Christian hymn by Reverend Augustus Montague Toplady, written in 1763 and first published in The Gospel Magazine in 1775.
Tradition says the hymn was written when Augustus Toplady was walking in the gorge of Burrington Combe in the Mendip Hills in England.
Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Dec 26, 2014
“Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened.”
- Jennifer Yane
As you grow older, what’s inside you doesn’t change but your body changes, and it’s confusing to look in the mirror.
If you live your life as though you are a perpetual image contestant, your age is
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 22, 2012
THE AGE OF THE TEMPLE
A tourist is traveling with a guide through one of the thickest jungles in South America, when he comes across an ancient Mayan temple. The tourist is entranced by the temple, and asks the guide for details. To this, the guide states that archaeologists are carrying out
Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 20, 2001
THE AGE BAROMETER
Change is a fact of life. The older you are the more change you’ve seen. This morning I have a test called "The Age Barometer". By taking this simple test you can determine how old you really are.
Give yourself one point for each item you remember:
1. Blackjack chewing
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 5, 2006
The U.S. is an aging nation. Our median age, which today is 33, will be 38 by 2020, aging about 1 to 1.5 years in every 5.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
"No age or time of life, no position or circumstance, has a monopoly on success. Any age