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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 12, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Prime Time June 1991 New Texas Lets remember Dear Old Dad never saw him when he wasnt busy at something Sunday is Fathers as were reminded in the ads for fathertype gifts clothing and sporting goods and outdoor cooking equip But not as much attention is given to Fathers Day as to Mothers mothers are easier to get sentimental Have you noticed that So lets remember Dear Old whether hes sleeping on the living room cooking hambur gers in the back yard or working over time at the If my father were still hed be 102 years and I have every confidence he could have handled He only lived 85 7 months and 13 but he never wasted any of I never saw him when he wasnt busy at something even if he was as in his latter he was busy looking at the work hed tired himself out with and thinking about what he was going to do when he got And even when he was sick or he was busy getting well fas ter than anyone else ever He never ambled in his He charged at sometimes dis Anything that couldnt get Crossroads out of his way was in We used to say that if Daddy couldnt break it hed bum a hole in for the pipe he was seldom without was a spewing sparks like a miniature But he and made use of every When he went he usually brought back fish if he went he usually brought back And in there was like ly a bag or box of possum wild beries or whatever was growing wild and ready for My grandmother used to You could set David out on a flat rock and hed find something to He worked like a trouper to give us all he and if he sometimes hurt Depression among older Americans untreated By IDA SING my littlegirl feelings when he didnt have time for me now I at least once each fall hed take my sister and me with any friends or cousins who wanted to go for a long Sunday afternoon The sights and sounds of autumn were for enjoying and natures bounty for Both my sister and I are still addicted to scuffing through the crisply brown leaves when the weather turns He slowed down some after Mother was gone and began to live more in the but he still kept busy taking care of his house and yard and making forays to pecan groves and wild berry The years began to take their gradually cut ting into his capabilities with hearing arthritic joints and heart yet he managed to do far more than one would think The last year of his I got him moved back to the small acreage wed left in the and he was supremely happy working and remin iscing about his young years in that area trapping animals and selling furs or walking to the next town to ride back on a horse hed My favorite of the stories I heard for the first time during these last few months was about a day he was work ing on the bank building downtown when two girls walked As he watched them walk someone asked what he was Im look ing at my future he Whether he was serious or merely attracted to the young she did become his wife and my SENIOR SAVVY Lifes like a bicycle you dont fall off until you stop Claude Pepper Ida Sing is a freelance writer residing in New ONE WEEK FREE COUPON Tta OfBdil Wright ind Bqupmeot Sponsor of the 1991 EARL CAMWLL SUMMER FOOTBALL Training only indoor in Town Aquatic Exercise Saunas Maxima Machines 18 Stations Aerobics Sat Therapy Weights Aerobics members nonmembers per month Total Fitness 1551 Walnut Suite 20 New Texas 781306045 6299022 ask for Tanning Beds extra charge Nutrition Bar Karate extra charge Floor Hockey Soyru Japanese Style Karate Jessie Lussier Th pm for members for nonmembers Per Month Hours 8 8 10 We need you American Heart Association By CAROL ANN RIHA Associated Press Writer Depression often is misdiagnosed or not taken seriously among older and many of them never will receive proper a gerontology spe cialist Vicki Schmall emphasizes in a bro chure she helped write that depression is highly More than 80 per cent of its victims can be treated effectively and their symptoms alle viated within The 34page Depress ion in Later is available nation wide through county extension ser vice Its published by the Ore gon State University Extension Service in Without depression can last for even and suicide is disturbingly common in the older Schmall Men over 65 have the highest inci dence of suicide in the three to four times that of the general they attempt fewer sui but are the most successful when they attempt Schmall For the older person in it is an actual intent to not a cry for The prevalence of depression among older Americans is about the same as among younger affecting about 25 percent of the One problem in recognizing depression is that people often think its symptoms are normal signs of Schmall Symptoms include stooped physical sleep problems and a loss of They simply assume its related to the fact that Mom is 82 or that she has a certain chronic Schmall And some people figure Mom or Dad ought to be depresse1 Theyre Older people are more likely to express emotional distress in physical terms complaints of vague aches and pains or health problems for which there is no medical Schmall An older person is less likely to say theyre she They grew up in a time when to be depressed is to be a And depressed regardless of may appear to change in their The person who is outgo ing may become she Depressed people may also be irritable or The critical first step is encourag ing the person to get a medical exami Schmall Jofynson Furniture The Perfect For Dad 283 Seguin 6255321 up to 60 PHOADC rv INTERIORS 90 days same as cash with approved credit 943 Walnut 6253477 Store Hours to FREE hearing tests set for Right now your Beltone Hearing Center is accepting appointments for FREE audiometric If you have trouble hearing sounds or understanding take advantage of this free In less than an youll know exactly what youre heating and what youre Start enjoying all the sounds of Call Beltone today to schedule your free hearing 245 Lynda 6201114 COME TO THE CABIN The SAS Log Cabin Store Next to 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