Here are 5 Perks to Getting Older - Yes There Are Some

When we're younger we want to be older but when older we don't necessarily want to be younger it seems.  I think it's because some of the attributes we desired become easier with age.  Accepting yourself, not trying to please everyone (with the exception of your mother) become a bit easier.  I don't know if it's because we aren't really in society's spotlight anymore or not.  But I'm just glad I'm getting a taste of it. 

5 perks to getting older that are good for you, maybe not others (Live Well)

The Gazette  |  Jennifer Mulson

Aging isn't all bad. As they say, the days are long, but the years are short. In this slow creep toward the Great Beyond, I’ve noticed some perks. Of course, you have to be on the lookout. They hide underneath what we generally disparage as the downsides of aging...