Why Your Perception Of ‘Old’ Changes As You Age

(By Bruce Horovitz for Kaiser Health News)

My perception of old age is inextricably linked to my grandmother. When I was a kid, I thought this 65-year-old, white-haired woman whose entire body wobbled when she walked was very old. Now that I’m 66, my personal perception — or perhaps, misperception — of old age has changed. I suspect I’ve got lots of company.  Continue reading article here…

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