If you keep making friends of all ages, you won’t suffer the same social fate so many elderly people face when their circle of same-age friends starts to dwindle from sickness and death.
By: Royane Real
When I was twenty-two, I was befriended by a woman named Doris who was thirty years older than I was. Although Doris was then a fifty-two year old woman, she did not feel it was inappropriate to befriend me. She did not operate with the social belief that she should choose her friends only from people her own age.
We became very …