Over 60’s, retirees, baby boomers. Call them whatever you like, there’s more of them (…you?) than ever before. And that’s official. With better nutrition, access to medical care, and less physically dangerous jobs, we’re all going to live a lot longer.
So what do you think of when you think old? Let’s start at the young end of old – imagine a fifty-something. (Could be yourself!) Get them fixed in your mind’s eye.
Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock both turn 50 this year, and neither looks much older than when they were careering down the highway in an explosive-rigged bus. Were they who you had in mind? What about Gorgeous George Clooney, soon to be 53; or his sometime co-star Michelle Pfeiffer, almost 56?  

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