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W e have all seen old age in action and often it is not a pretty sight. Chances are, it strikes suddenly. But we should never allow catastrophe to get in the way of good humour and practical common sense. I am confident that my own dinner jacket will see me out. Being a mere 78, I am still enjoying late middle age. However, I am all too aware that senectitude is lurks around the corner and it occurred to me that, before it strikes, I could do worse than fill the unforgiving minute with a few light-hearted observations on the perils and pleasures it may bring.
They grow careful. Books, in the way they help us navigate the murky waters of life, have a way of illuminating the world. What does it actually mean to age?
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Getting older at any age is just hard. So cozy up to these books as grow up and have to figure things out all over again. Jane Pittman is years old. She was born a slave and has lived through the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Civil Rights movement. Click here to buy. An epic family saga set during the British occupation of Egypt, the trilogy spans three generations as they age, capturing the ways in which getting older happens as a sort of group activity, families, institutions, and whole nations changing and earning wrinkles and growing pains right along with you.