But now I'm a man, way past 21
Want you to believe me baby,
I have lots of fun.
-- Muddy Waters
Elements of FunComplex/Easy. Too easy => Give up. Too hard => Give up.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state "Depression is Not a Normal Part of Growing Older."
Lots of old people play bridge, AARP says 25 million Americans play the game, which they say can also be useful in fighting age-related cognitive decline.
Older people have:
Aspire to be a superager: keep challenging yourself mentally, get vigorous exercise, and be socially active.
“You don't stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.”
- attributed to George Bernard Shaw