Is ‘old’ a state of mind? The elderly speak…

The wonderful charity Independent Age took to the social media platform of Twitter to share what #OldIs to them. The results were funny, heartbreaking, thought-provoking, and heartwarming, among many others.

Here’s what Doreen and Peter, 77, had to say:

However, multiple people brought attention to their state pensions being postponed by six years:

Younger people pitched in, too:

For all the replies they got, Independent Age is definitely on to something. We should not be looking at older people like aliens, but realising that #OldIs no worse than young is. Listening to the elderly is so important, for all the stories they have to tell.

Let us know in the comments what #OldIs to you!

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