International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Excuse Me, How Can I Grow Old Gracefully?
Prof Dr. Kim Cheng Patrick Low

Some people grow old disgracefully; they quarrel often with their spouses and children. They go babbling on, keep repeating things, haranguing, criticizing and nagging. The question is how can a person be more graceful as (s)he grows older. Instead of being referred to as “an old fart” (“an offensive phrase usually referring to someone in authority who is set in their ways or lacking a sense of fun” (Candappa, 2004: 9); older persons can, in fact have, more licenses to enjoy their work, living and leading. And this is what this paper is all about.

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