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Third Age: Be Old, Stay Young

Old people and change. Yes, there is often some resistance there. But is it worse than young people who cannot imagine a world without their mobile phones, the …

Erica Jong - Fear of Dying

When time is not on your side

As one whose usual reaction to thinking about my youth from old age is: “What was I thinking of?” it’s a challenge to read Erica Jong’s Fear of Dying (Canongate…

Third Age: One of Us

At first I just felt sorry for the Royal Commissioner because the tweets were being mean to him. He is, after all, One of Us: old. But because he has a job and …

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