Perks of Being Over 60 Years Old

A weekly feature for Lumby, Cherryville, and area seniors. For more information about any of the following please contact Lauralee or Jenny at (250) 547-8866 Whitevalley Community Resource Centre Office (250) 547-8866. Funding support provided by Interior Health, the Province of British Columbia (Community Gaming), United Way Southern Interior and United Way Lower Mainland.

  • Kidnappers are not very interested in you. 
  • In a hostage situation, you’re likely to be released first. 
  • No one expects you to run – anywhere. 
  • When people call you at 8 p.m., they ask “Did I wake you?”
  • People no longer view you as a hypochondriac. 
  • There is nothing left to learn the hard way. 
  • Things that you buy now, won’t wear out. 
  • You can eat supper at 4 p.m. 
  • You can live without romance but not your glasses. 
  • Your supply of brain cells is down to a manageable size. 

Senior Life Before the Computer

  • Memory was just something that you lost with age.
  • An application was for employment. 
  • A program was a television show. 
  • A cursor was someone using profanity. 
  • A keyboard was found on the piano. 
  • The web was a spider’s house. 
  • A virus was the flu.
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