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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 12, 1976, High Point, North Carolina 20b High Point Enterprise sunday september 12, 1976 elderly should enjoy Freedom Stillwater. Okla apr losses occur with Normal aging but positive gains also come. Knowing realities about elderly persons can help you prepare to live during retirement says Lorene Keeler who teaches a course on aging at Oklahoma state University. A though old age is usually seen As a negative time in life increased personal Freedom is on result of retirement Quot says the Home economics professor a a person no longer has to do what someone else com mands or to meet urgent demands of the clock when children have to worry about their son dropping out or their daughter turning on since a Houseful of Consumers no longer depends on the aging parents a smaller income does no to have to cover so Many responsibilities though older people have lost Clear Cut expectations with retirement they have the potential gain of Freedom Quot she said mrs. Keeler terms today a elderly people pioneers for a new period of life because they Are the first generation insulating from Page 13bi caulking or a caulking gun Oil base or Latex base caulking compounds Cost least and Are satisfactory even More durable but also More expensive Are butyl rubber and Silicon rubber compounds As Well As doors and windows. Seal openings around air conditioners Kitchen and dryer vents and fans around plumbing and wiring entering the House and around chimneys where they butt up against exterior wails where appearance is a Factor. The caulking Cord usually looks neater than the compound applied by a gun hut you can t use caulking on doors or on windows you will need to open these will need weatherstripping least expensive is strips of hair Felt which you tack around the perimeter of doors and windows but hair Felt is not durable somewhat More durable is Vinyl covered foam stripping which also must be tacked Down a Little More expensive but easier to apply and possibly also neater looking is self adhering Vinyl foam tape you simply press it into place it compresses when the window closes sealing the Gap around exterior doors sometimes is hardest but necessary. You May need professional help to install interlocking Metal weatherproofing around a door since it has to be taken Down for grooving door sweeps for the Bottom Are somewhat easier to install but still need care where most people live past 65. Quot besides setting examples for those of us coming on. These people Are finding new roles and new. Satisfying ways to live Quot she says. Admitting that losing a spouse can be painful she says a once they have recovered from their grief people sometimes discover an incredible new life Quot some Long marriages Are less than Happy with personalities submerged to meet mate expectations and a life alone May Lead to a new commenting on the harm Middle aged persons can do mrs Keeler says Quot Middle aged persons often decide what is Good and not Good for older people. And this sometimes causes the older person to become she feels older people should have Many alternatives to choose from and be free to Detine what is right for them. Quot experts talk about the a role less role of older persons and imply they Are lost when they have no explicit directions Tor their lives Quot says mrs Keeler. She encourages the elderly to be Active and to speak out in their behalf Quot done to Settle for Heing a second class seeing an elderly person As sick feeble or As a nursing Home patient is an inaccurate image even though most people even the older persons May have such a Young Man Young lady it you Ore linking of marriage you certainly have every right to want to save Money on your Diamond engagement ring or wedding ring a Small Deposit will hold on our very convenient layaway Pion and you la save Mony dollars Diamond engagement rings a bridal pairs remember Nash saves you cosh from 34.95 Nash jewelry co. I 27 n. Main substantial savings for 3 mom own is who want America s finest Pool regular installed Price $6154.00 of ordered by we $4599.00 you save $1555.00 16 x32 Vinyl liner Pool 6 working Days to install pools include stainless steel Cartridge filter tank to Pool Large automatic in the Wall Skimmer two in Inlet fittings with adjustable flow inserts in Quot threaded main dram. 1v�?� brass hydrostatic Relief valve 2 tread stainless steel ladder with Anchor sockets. Two Chrome on brass Escutcheon plates lot ladder safety line kit Complete with Nylon Hope floats and Chrome on Bronze rope Hook and Eyebolt Assembly. 8 a 16 telescopic vacuum pole 1 it Quot vacuum Hose sized to Pool hand Leat Skimmer vacuum head floor Brush water chemical test kit automatic Chlorinator Pool Start chemical v Concrete around Pool Complete installation and rough grading of Pool area Pius free diving Board nothing else needed Call today 882-6841 Day nits amp weekends 431-7823 Oasis Pool co. A division of electronic Mart 1 1612 n. Main High Point n c. Mental picture she Points out. While most people eventually spend some Brief time in nursing Homes mrs Keeler says Quot Only about 5 per cent of All people Over 65 live in institutions. And most of these Are Over 75 years old. Quot most elderly persons not in institutions live in their own Homes usually within weekly visiting distance of relatives and More than 75 per rent of the elderly living in communities have no chronic health conditions they Are Active and since thousands tend to die before their wives elderly widows total almost four times As Many As widowers. Usually these older women live alone but about 17 per cent live with relatives. And Only about 8 per cent of the elderly men live with relatives according to mrs. Keeler most of the elderly who live with relatives Are Over 75 years old and have partial or major limitations of activity and mobility. About one in five of All persons Over 65 years of age do not have families to rely on for these and others choosing to live alone housing adequate to their needs is a crucial Issue. Mrs. Keeler maintains. Quot when you retire you will probably be Active Mobile and living in your own Home for several years. Getting ready for retirement and later years should be a lifelong Pursuit Quot advises the professor. Quot to make your retirement As rewarding As possible develop hobbies creative activities or second careers Early in life. Retirement can be a Rich. Rewarding time. It does t need to be years of live Maine lobster Markey fabrics inc. Eastgate shopping Center 5 Points 8864050 open monday Friday 9-9 saturday 9-5 30 like to sew learn the easy Way to sew sign up now for classes classes begin sept. 21 amp 23 �?T3.95 la. Reserve your order Early. Call 883-4222 Bill a seafood 600 w. Green drive open toe. A sat. 9-6 tin mornings tuesday 9 a.rn.-11p.m. Evenings thursday 7 .-9 . 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