It’s not so bad
There are several known benefits, like senior citizens’ discounts, some starting at the age of 50! In this economy, I enjoy a discount no matter what it’s called.
It’s the unwritten plusses, though, that are the best.
See, it used to be that when I forgot something, somebody would ask accusatory questions: “How in the world could you forget about that?” “Why would you let that slip your mind?” “Wasn’t that important enough for you to remember?”
Now, my forgetfulness is
Today (October 1st) is International Day of Older Persons. What a good reason to celebrate!