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Sharon Basaraba

What Not to Say As You Age

By February 19, 2013

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There's nothing that fuels division between generations like certain phrases (such as those that start with "back in my day..."). While most of us vowed we'd never say them when we got older, we can still listen in dismay as we find ourselves uttering those very words. See which things you might think twice about saying, as you age -- if you want to keep the communication flowing between you and younger (or older) friends and family.

In fact, many of About's health channel writers have been busy compiling lists of what not to say, in the areas of fitness, weight loss, and disease management. Here are some tips on how to talk to friends and family on these sometimes sensitive topics:

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