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!