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What's So Good About Getting Older?

By April 8, 2009

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There seems to be a lot of thinking that getting older is a bad thing, but it can't be all bad. Let's spend some time focusing on the good things about getting older.

I'm asking readers to click on the link below and submit their thoughts about what gets better with age - what do you like about being older? What are the"up sides" to aging? Let's focus on some positive views on aging for a while.

Readers Response: The Best Things About Aging

April 19, 2009 at 7:50 am
(1) san san ohn says:

Researchers said peoples who have the higher the IQ they got the longer life they are.Do you accept that saying?I already agree because the more IQ they have they could avoid the danger zone and they could stay in more long than less IQ.And the peoples who have more general knowledge and experiences they could stay in their life healthy and stress free.

March 7, 2010 at 12:32 am
(2) Don says:

The idea that longevity is associated with high IQ is so foolish it boggles the mind. Even if random polls were conducted and resulted in higher numbers, so much cross referencing and checking would be required to substantiate even the smallest coincidence of higher incidences of old age. To ignore genetic and other considerations and make a bold faced statement like that is subject to so much scrutiny the debate would go on endlessly. It’s true. The higher educated and better off financially individuals are, the more likely is their access to the proper knowledge and diet to increase lifespan. But that’s as far as it goes.

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