It doesn’t matter how old you get — most men and women want to avoid physical and mental decline as long as possible but often, those who are not as young I simply don’t “get it”. You tell a friend or family member that you want to do something to improve your appearance, or just do something out of the ordinary for your age and.. Pow! The let you have it! They scoff, “At your age, why bother” (or some variation thereof). Or instead of saying something unkind, perhaps it’s a smirk that comes across their face that lets you know they think you are crazy. It happens more often than you think. It stops many a timid elder from taking action that could vastly improve his or her life. Has it happened to you? How did you react? Let’s hear about it. Participate in the poll.