Does Age Matter in our Presidential Election?

America’s major party candidates are among the oldest ever to serve as POTUS. How old is too old to lead?

Kathleen Murphy
Crow’s Feet
Published in
5 min readMar 24, 2024

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Joe Biden: Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America (source: Joe Biden); User:TDKR Chicago 101 (clipping) Donald Trump: Shealah Craighead (source: White House) Сombination: krassotkin, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Comm

The topic of memory has taken center stage recently, as both US Presidential candidates have committed several cringe-worthy gaffes. These mental slip-ups have prompted a raft of speculation about how old is too…

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Kathleen Murphy
Crow’s Feet

Health writer and essayist offering insights into physical and emotional wellness and successful aging. Subscribe: https://kathleenamurphy.medium.com/subscribe