So you’ve finally reached that dreaded S status. In ancient cultures, old people, as they were called then, were revered in ways almost akin to worship. But this modern world seems a world away from that time long ago.
An old man in Wales, United Kingdom left behind 14 Christmas gifts for the 2-year-old neighbor he doted on.
Living in a highly polluted zone for a significant time could increase the risk of osteoporosis-related bone fracture, especially in older people.
Dying is no big deal. The least of us will manage it. Living is the trick.” That’s a eulogistic remark I love not just for its felicity, but for its infinite range of applicability. It’s by Red Smith, an absolute favorite of mine, too, and I cite it here for my own case.