I watch those Progressive commercials that make becoming your parents seem like a bad thing. Susan Sarandon said, “I look forward to being older, when what you look like becomes less and less an issue and what you are is the point.” Here’s a few things that make getting older an advantage.
We slow down a little which means we can take a moment to think things through and draw on past experience to avoid future mistakes.
We know who we are, our strengths and weaknesses, and we accept some things as is which saves time and frustration.
We start to think about leaving a legacy and focus on what matters most—usually our family, friends, and making an impact and difference in the lives of others.
And then there are the discounts for being over 50 years old . . .