As a relatvely young 56 year old I am increasingly becoming aware of my impending ‘aged’ status on the face of it I will be old in 9 short years – I am not feeling it yet but …. It seems that age 65 is now becoming the ‘line in the sand’ by which time we become old and somehow a burden.
More and more I am reading articles which are measuring the ageing of individuals and communities by the numbers, those under the alloted age are young! while those over are our classified as old. Continue reading “Redefining being old – no longer 60, 65 ….”