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A column by Arlene (Ari) Istar Lev

Aging Gracefully, 2009

Posted By on January 1, 2009

Okay, I’ll just say it: I’m getting old. Now, perhaps that doesn’t surprise you, but it shocks me every day. Every day when I find that my body just doesn’t move as quickly as it used to; every day that I have to work a bit harder to balance myself walking down the stairs or rising from a couch. I’m not talking about real old age here: I just turned 50. Those of you reading this who recently turned 70 just guffawed, I’m sure, but 50 just ain’t 30 any way you look at it. My kids yell, “Come on, Mom!” and I answer…

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