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How people view aging usually depends upon their particular age. Adolescents often wish they were older, and young adults don't seem to mind turning thirty. But by the time people have reached forty, they have often begun the long search for ways to reverse, slow, or delay the aging process. ThShow More


To date, behavior analysis offers the most practical and effective plan of attack. By viewing the inevitable changes brought on by age as problems to be solved, behavior analysis provides an honest appraisal of the changes and offers deliberate strategies to offset them. While behavior analysis can offer little help in terms of physical aging, it can help you find ways to lead a more productive, happier liferegardless of your physical condition. The key is to remain active. For it is only in doing that you experience consequences, and it is the consequences of doing that leads to a fuller, more enjoyable life.


I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.


Henry David Thoreau Walden [1854]

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