|Even well into adulthood, most of us find our parents annoying sometimes. When Steven Petrow started making a personal list of what not to do in old age, it consisted mostly of what he thought his mom and dad were doing wrong. But when he turned 63, suddenly he realized: maybe his attitude had been ageist. What age is “old,” anyway?
Your Final Deadline
We can’t know precisely when we will die, of course, but we can estimate. There are many websites that will do this (not that we recommend them). When Petrow’s doctor confirmed his estimated death date as 2031, Petrow decided to quit his job and pursue his passion. You probably won’t want to take such a drastic step, but how you spend your time is worth careful consideration.
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