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old age

Irina Mlodik: “old Age – it’s time to get paid”

Is it possible to prepare for your own old age and how to behave with elderly relatives? This is the story of a psychologist, author of books and articles on child and adult practical psychology Irina Mlodik.

What is old age?
This, if we are lucky and everything is positive, is an inevitable part of our life. After all, if we happened to grow old, then we had enough strength and desire to live, we did not die young. Meanwhile, not everyone enjoys the opportunity to grow old, for most people, old age is associated with disease, powerlessness, helplessness, poverty and dependence on the help of others. Therefore, many are replacing the idea of old age as such. Especially as old age creeps up, as a rule, steadily, but imperceptibly.

Those who remember about old age and prepare for it:
They save money in order to be financially independent in old age and not to experience serious restrictions and deprivations;
They are invested in their health, in prevention, to maintain vigor, mobility, activity and independence as long as possible;
Create and cherish a variety of relationships: with spouses, children, friends, not to be lonely in old age;
Keep and maintain interest in life, so as not to lose the actual meaning of life and involvement.
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