You’re Not Over the Hill Until You Believe You’re Over the Hill

This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me

How old is really old?

Apparently, the answer depends on the age of the person responding to the question.

Intuitively, this makes sense. Take a moment and think back to when you were 15. How did you view a person who was 20? Now return to your current mindset. How do you view a person who is 5 years older than you today?

Well we now have research data to support the concept that age is relative.

The AARP recently conducted a survey on different generations’ views on aging and what exactly constitutes being old.

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About dleeprice

I’m a retired journalist and educator now operating a freelance writing/speaking/consulting practice in DC focusing on 4 subjects - the Baby Boom generation, classic rock, issue on aging, and grand-parenting.
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One Response to You’re Not Over the Hill Until You Believe You’re Over the Hill

  1. You are right. How you perceive your age is relative to many factors in your life, especially your level of activity. Comparing yourself to others of a similar age could also serve as a clue.

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