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When You’re Older, You’ll Understand

Discovering that life can get better after 60.

Staying engaged with the world as we age. Photo by the Centre for Better Ageing.

Like many of us, it took me a long time to accept that I was getting older. At first, I was fighting the idea subconsciously. In my 40s, when I caught a glimpse of myself in a passing window where I looked stooped over, I batted down any thought that I might be growing old, straightened my shoulders, and carried on.



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Nancy Peckenham

Journalist, editor, mother, wife, sister, daughter, friend, adventurer, history-lover. Editor of Crow’s Feet