“But now . . . well . . . let’s just say that the singular advantage of old age is you lose your fear of
“The sensations he had were shared by many of the young, poor and beautiful: how unfair it was that they should be denied benefits which
“My head was once a filing cabinet. Now it’s a flurry of papers, floating on a draft.” A.J. Finn, The Woman in the Window
“One mellows almost without realizing it’s a compensation of age, because anger is exhausting.” Robert Galbraith, The Silkworm
Every death I experience serves as reminder that each day I am one day closer to my own death. Although I don’t know, exactly, when
The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been (Madeleine L’Engle).
Of all the things I have lost, I miss my mind the most (Mark Twain). As I get older I notice my mind does not
Notes taken 10/20/17 at the NASW GA Conference during the presentation of Dr. Richard L. Jones, PhD, MSSW (Organizational Consultant and Executive Coach, Chicago, Illinois).
As I write this (10/15/16) I am 53 and soon to be 54. I don’t think of myself as “old”…I think of myself as “older”.
I use to think it would be awful to get old but now I realize it’s not as bad as I thought it would be. There