Living Well: The key to fruitful old age

The key to fruitful old age lies in trying to make life as perfect and beautiful as possible for the arriving young. PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO
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SINGAPORE - Old age is a strange blessing.

The body exists, but only as a mocking reminder of its former form and function. Once, it took 50 laughing seconds for a child to run from the playground to her mother's waiting arms. Now, there is no mother, no playground, no mischief, no laughter, no scolding and no love. Father, too, has gone. Today, it takes forever to get nowhere.

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