Many past generations approached ageing as a natural life passage.    Now the boomers are taking a much different approach.

A recent article in The Age describes the lengths to which the boomers will fight ageing, even to the extent that it has become an obsession.

” Baby boomers are ageing disgracefully”, says social researcher Neel Korn.  “If you go to older societies, old people were revered and respected – it was good to grow old.  But now age is a nuisance.”

According to the article, boomers in Australia are spending millions of dollars to fight the inevitable.   I suspect it is the same in the US and Europe as well.   Is it farewell to graceful ageing??