Why Isn’t Aging Shown as it Really Is?

Hard and sometimes, not so nice.

Two elderly women sitting outside a cafe in Versailles. One looks off into the distance. While the other sips on her drink.
Photo: Jez Timms, Unsplash

A friend brought me one of those ladies’ magazines they sell in America. I hadn’t seen one in years. Boy, was it a real eye-opener. You know, the ones that focus on health and wellbeing. First of all, the pictures of “Best clothing to fit your body” alongside uncaptioned pictures of…



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