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AS WE AGE: A PRIMER FOR GROWING OLDER

Feb 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Aging doesn’t happen all at once. Margery Williams, famous for “The Velveteen Rabbit,” allows that it takes awhile. Your fur rubs off and eyes drop out. That’s a pretty accurate picture.

No, we don’t learn it all at once. We don’t discover the amazing secrets that come with experience and lessons from our elders and our own stumblings and fumblings as we grow older.

A repetitive surprise that seems to come our way as we age is believing that you are now (state your current age). It seems only yesterday that my age was so much less an issue. It seems impossible that I have been retired (state how long). It just isn’t conceivable that my parents have lived as long as they did or have. It isn’t really true that my grandchildren are in