Writing in the Coastal Journal (Bath, Maine) LC Van Savage, about to turn 80, tells us exactly what she does NOT want people to ask her to do because she is now considered “officially old.”Continue reading →
An article that raises the age-old question about what words to use to describe those of us over 65.Continue reading →
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Cartoon: You know you’re getting old when you feel bad in the morning…without having any fun the night before!
I’ll take the senior discount, thanks; just don’t call me ‘old’ Kathy Hedberg/Lewiston Tribune In a Lewiston Tribune column, Kathy Hedberg comments: I know I should not look a gift horse in the mouth but when the 20-something store clerk … Continue reading →
Simple premise: Ask millennials what age they consider to be old. They say “50s.” Then when asked what “old” looks like, they demonstrate the usual stereotypes such as doddering across the street. Then they meet some real “old” people from 55 up through the 70s who do not meet their stereotypes. Instant redefinition of “old.”