Posts tagged ‘elderly’

September 13, 2018

Billy-Billy

by duncanr

thought this was a spoof when came across this vid but apparently it’s a real product – http://tinyurl.com/yc7yrf67 – which is a sad reflection on modern life that a creepy talking flowerpot is seen as a way to alleviate loneliness experienced by many elderly rather than contact with a real human being

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April 30, 2018

Demon Driver

by duncanr

thanks to long-term Madhatter contributor, essobee, for this video of an elderly woman driver taking out a car, then circling round to hit it again from the side – [like essobee says ‘if a job’s worth doing . . .’] – before shunting it aside and driving into a house . . .
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August 17, 2017

A Couple and their Dog

by duncanr

my friend’s dog is an old lad now

he’s deaf as a post, and his running days are over – most he can manage when he gets his feet under him is a slow hobble and when he falls over (which he does frequently) he hasn’t the strength to get back on his feet himself but lies patiently waiting for she or I to help him up, so this video struck a chord with me . . .

March 23, 2017

Thalaikkooththal

by duncanr

knowing my family too well, thank f**k I don’t live in Tamil Nadu ! – http://tinyurl.com/mw2sts2

September 6, 2016

Old People and Sex

by duncanr

well, there’s good news (for women) – and there’s bad news (for men) . . . http://tinyurl.com/zerd8ha

headache

January 2, 2016

The Zimmers – My Generation

by duncanr

I’ll be joining this lot soon . . .

P.S. for our ‘american cousins’, ‘zimmer’ frame is the term we in the UK use to describe what you in the USa call a ‘walker’

April 10, 2015

Caption this . . .

by duncanr

gramma-caged

pic via B&P

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April 10, 2015

Blindingly Obvious

by duncanr

black (1)many folk find their eyesight fading as old age sets in

if you’re getting on a bit and find yourself struggling to see clearly – objects and people appear less sharp and distinct than they once did – there is good news

working with 63 patients at the hospital’s low vision clinic, researchers at St Bartholomew’s, London, have stumbled upon a quick, low-cost, effective way to improve vision in the elderly . . .

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December 29, 2014

Zimmers at Dawn

by duncanr

when your room-mate runs you over with her zimmer and threatens to kill you if you call the police, it’s probably time to move out or get a new room-mate

Just saying !

http://tinyurl.com/plo3rfj

two old ladies on zimmers

January 10, 2014

Novel Uses for a Condom

by duncanr

condomthe South African governments attempt to combat the spread of STDs by distributing free condoms is being undermined by the elderly snapping up the condoms

not because they are randy auld buggers getting a lot of ‘action’

but because they believe the . . .

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