We've heard from so many older women who have negative feelings about technology. They see their grandchildren constantly
Ellen, the oldest panel member at age 75, shared several of her personal experiences with ageism. In a recent medical visit
I grew up in a big city with a bus stop and a subway station right at the corner. No need for a car to get around town; but transportation is another matter today. Now living in the suburbs, my auto is indispensable. Bus routes are limited and stops are usually distant from suburban homes. Newer rapid transit still requires means of access.
While our teenage grandchildren yearn to acquire that coveted driver's license, we oldsters cling to our auto independence as long as possible. We are careful drivers ... accounting for fewer accidents than those teens, but we know our driving days are numbered.
Don't get me wrong. 'Aging gracefully' is lovely. In a quiet, refined, elegant kind of way. Which is great, if that's 'You.' But it's definitely not 'Me.' I was never particularly graceful when I was younger. So, why would I suddenly become that way as I age?
Age is in the air -- and most people don't like it, though some try to pretend otherwise. It's easy when it's on screen, like the two successful and charming 'Best Marigold Hotel' feel-good movies that are tinted with vibrant and forgiving colors that block out the cruel march of time.
[H/T @sphericalfruit via Sociological Images] However, Diaz and Cruz look like poreless, plastic dolls. (Spoiler alert: These
Oprah says she understands the fear that a lot of women have about aging. "But I think that I am blessed because not only
The lie we all need to stop believing about aging