When we’re young, we can’t imagine aging. Many of us think we won’t get there, or if we do, we’ll be more vital than our grandparents or parents were, which is just another way of thinking we won’t get there. For some, that’s a reasonable thought given their circumstances, but for others it’s far more likely that we’ll pass through youth into middle age, and, if we’re lucky, into older age.
Read this. Such a fine author:
Bernardine Evanisto on aging and women’s stories at LitHub.