It is never too late to start truly appreciating our elders. Seniors can bring incredible warmth and generosity in our lives if they are given the chance, but younger people should also never forget how much of a difference they can make in older people’s lives with a small gesture, a kind word or even just a smile.
As John Prine sang in his timeless ballad Hello In There, “Ya’ know that old trees just grow stronger / And old rivers grow wilder ev’ry day / Old people just grow lonesome / Waiting for someone to say, ‘Hello in there, hello’…”
So scroll through this heartwarming list and start today by smiling and greeting the seniors around you – trust us, your life will be much better for it!
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