Getting old is not for sissies and this is my practical, if not unorthodox, guide to enjoying life after 80!
* Like yourself, enjoy being with yourself and forgive yourself for your past sins and follies
* Work to eliminate whatever stresses you
* Maintain maximum reasonable independence
* Do a good turn to somebody each day
If you want to be a geriatric extrovert and enjoy life right up to the last minute, then you can’t let go of your independence, but you do have to take control, not of other, but of yourself and how you embrace the final scene of the play that is our lives!
Targeted Age Group:
Not everyone gets to this age and even less really enjoy it or want to enjoy it.
What Advice Would You Give Aspiring Writers?
You are never too old to say your say and do your bit, but you sure don’t have to wait, get out there and do it now!
Twenty years growing up in England.
Twenty years a soldier in foreign lands.
Twenty-five years a player in the game of buying and selling art, first in the center of London and then in the U.S.A
Fifteen years learning, adapting and growing to love the country of Panama.
With a recently released book “Superstition, Pirates, Ghosts and Folklore of Bocas del Toro, Panama selling better than I had ever dreamed and another book well into the making, I am now enjoying life as writer as much as I enjoyed any of my previous careers. With three books listed on Amazon, I am for the first time accepting the title of “author”. Until my third book was published, I classed myself as an amateur writer.
My new book is about how to have a ball after age 80. My working title is “Granddad in The Back Seat’. On entering this my 80th year, I reflected on my life so far and thought about where I go from here. Weighing the plusses and minuses of old age, I found there are many advantages that come with this stage of life and that by practicing some specialized techniques, I can lead a life which is both laced with fun and is beneficial to me and to others.
My experience of becoming “Granddad in The Back” has taught me how to keep a high measure of independence while getting the most enjoyment out of each day.What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
As I approached my eightieth year, those who care for me were telling me to slow down and restrict my activities to what they considered to be appropriate to my age. Everything being suggested pointed to a loss of freedom and a submittal to the control of others. In dread of being confined to a geriatric life style, I set about finding ways in which cope with the problems of physical deterioration and thereby allow me to continue to function independently. I soon found this to be a positive and invigorating project laced with both practicality and fun.
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