Column: Age has less to do with years lived than how old one feels




Last summer I was asked to provide music at a party for the residents of the Brown County Health and Living Community.

I showed up with my guitar and had a great time playing and singing for a very receptive audience. I am happy that I was asked back for this year’s Saturday afternoon soiree, which should be even more fun because I have convinced my wife, Becky, to come along and sing a few songs with me.

As I was preparing for last summer’s gig, I found myself looking through various songbooks trying to find music that I thought would appeal to the elderly residents who make up almost all of the nursing home population.

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