How old do you have to be to do what you want?

How old do you have to be to do what you want? Isn’t that a good question!!  It’s a question my senior clients often asked when their adult children were trying to force some activity on them. We look at our parents aging and want to keep them active, vital, and engaged. We unconsciously believe that their busyness will keep them young and with us longer. We spend so much time doing things we really don’t want to do but that we believe is either important, or needed, or expected. And we’ve come to accept that all the ‘doing’ is what life is about. So it’s not surprising that we want the same from our parents.  […]