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Response to NightWatcher (Original post)

Wed Jun 12, 2019, 03:54 PM

54. A shame too. There are far more important things to do then have the TV tell you blah...blah...

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I tell my folks to get outside and enjoy the weather, do things, get away from the damn TV. It's ridiculous on how much time and energy people spend in watching literally what I call the idiot box (TV).

Don't you have anything better to do than have someone else tell you what to believe? That's what I told my parents and they agreed with me. My mom in particular, she' very hostile to anyone telling her what to do.

That's what we need to do, emphasize that they're letting someone else tell them what to do...most seniors I know getting riled up when you accuse them of this. I guess it is a sign of when our folks get older and they go into a reverse childhood phase, where as we (as the pseudo parents) have to educate our parents on turning off the damn TV (or watch the good shows on PBS instead) and do other things.

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