Connections 11/2014

Nov 2014 Connections. Much as I hate to realize it, I’ve gotten old. So have a lot of the people closest to me. I’ll be 81 next month, my husband turned 85 a few months ago, and many of our friends are now in their 80s or 90s. In many ways, I have been much more fortunate than most people my age and older. People often tell me I don’t look 80, and I am always glad to hear that. My hair has very little gray, evidently because of the genes I got from my parents, and I’m still in generally good health. And thanks mainly to my husband and our parents, I don’t expect to ever have to worry about having enough money. But despite these and many other advantages, I am finding old age stressful and discouraging. Read/download Nov 2014 Connections