Getting older has it perks. With age comes wisdom, self-confidence and less stress. We asked residents all over the country about their experience growing older and they let us know their thoughts.
The hardest thing: Losing the freedom of coming and going. The best thing: Knowing how loved you are.
The hardest thing: Living alone; I miss my husband. The best thing: You become wiser and don’t have to worry about your wrinkles anymore.
The hardest thing: Not accepting growing older. The best thing: Getting away with things.
The hardest thing: Having short-term memory loss. I can remember years ago, but not things from yesterday. The best thing: Having great-grandchildren.
The hardest thing: Growing older and the loss of my wife and friends. The best thing: Getting to relax and enjoy it. I appreciate living at The Bridge, it’s a nice place.
The hardest thing: Realizing all the things you used to do are harder to do now. The best thing: Being spoiled and having people do things for you.