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Old 11-05-2018, 01:59   #1
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Question What age is considered old?

My local hospital considers anyone over 50 years old to be old.

Here is news of a man climbing buildings at 56 years old.

'Human Spider' Alain Robert climbs Heron Tower in London

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"Old" is always 20 years older than I am.

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I'm 65.

But I don't feel a day over 80

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I don't feel old yet - (at 56) - hopefully I will feel the same way once I hit 60 as that's when I plan to retire from my day job and start living full time!

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now that im older (not old) anyone 5 years older than me.

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I still don't qualify for medicare, so I'm not old...LOL! JK! I'm 61, my mind feels like I'm in my 30's, but my skeleton feels like I'm 90! Everything aches

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Old 11-14-2018, 13:44   #7
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I am 64 and I saw the aging process accelerate at 60. No so much in health but I mean in looks. More gray hair and less of it and more sagging skin. I guess it would be different for everyone.

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My body is 54.
I physically feel 94.
My spirit is still 24.

I'm never old enough for anything. As soon as I reach "that age" they change the age group on me.

When I turned 16, the drinking age was changed from 16 to 18. When I turned 18 it was changed again to 21.

When I got past 40, they changed "old" from 50 to 55. Now that I'm 54, I hear they want to change it to 65 or 70.

I can never get a break on anything.

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Wow. I always thought old was 80-100 years old. I'm 44 so I guess I'm only 7 years away from being old. Who knew? Someone remove the cob webs! Why do I feel like, mentally, I never left my teens? Physically, I'm falling apart. There's no denying that. I have great skin so people think I'm much younger than I really am. My brain chemistry is questionable but doesn't make me feel older only crazy.

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My silver lining to being 65 is I no longer seem to be in such a hurry. Frankly, it’s nice to slow down a bit, whether required or not, and take time to “smell the roses” as they say. When I was younger, I’d watch older folks walking around slowly and thought I can’t imagine moving so slow, but now I can’t imagine being in such a hurry!

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