Everyone has a basic desire to live a full, healthy, and happy life. The strange thing that often comes into play is the negative connotation that our society often puts on growing older. It is safe to say that most individuals would likely have many years to live in this world than to have their lives cut short, so why is there such a stigma around aging in general? The media loves to focus on youth and unrealistic standards of beauty, while ageism rears its ugly head at every turn, from work discrimination to individuals in the community or even in families, who feel forgotten once they start to show or feel their age.
Growing older is a privilege and we should treat it as such
Everyone can agree that a life cut short is a dire tragedy. And yet there comes a point in so many (more…)
13 Oct 2016