Friday 23 March 2018

Survey reveals 50 warning signs that age is catching up with you

Not all signs of greydom ring true

Mary Kenny
Mary Kenny
Growing old doesn't go hand in hand with developing an interest in antiques.
Mary Kenny

Mary Kenny

People have been growing old for a very long time, but now there are research groups that publish surveys about the experience of ageing, and even provide you with proof that you're beginning to feel the years.

The most recent poll, carried out on behalf of an insurance company, the Engage Mutual Assurance, suggested that there are 50 warning signs that anno domini is catching up with you.

Some of these indicators are certainly as old as the hills, such as thinking that policemen, teachers and doctors look really young. I wouldn't worry too much about that. And it's reassuring when the guards look young – strong enough to defend you in an emergency.

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