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(10,801 posts)
Mon Nov 7, 2022, 07:43 PM Nov 2022

It's official. The US government has said that I am old.

For years, my definition of middle age has been "too young for Medicare but too old for women to care."

I received my Medicare card today. It's official, I'm now elderly. It's all downhill from here.

It's official. The US government has said that I am old. (Original Post) TomSlick Nov 2022 OP
Funny! MLAA Nov 2022 #1
Drop 'elderly,' please. elleng Nov 2022 #2
Post removed Post removed Nov 2022 #3
Welcome to the club, old fart, AND GET OFF MY LAWN. yonder Nov 2022 #4
It is actually MuseRider Nov 2022 #5
You won't believe how great it gets from there. enough Nov 2022 #6
Hope springs eternal. TomSlick Nov 2022 #7
Actually you're a senior now lunatica Nov 2022 #8
Why do they call it "down hill" when it feels like I'm always going up hill? Wounded Bear Nov 2022 #9
I also have my Medicare card LetMyPeopleVote Nov 2022 #10


(16,369 posts)
1. Funny!
Mon Nov 7, 2022, 07:45 PM
Nov 2022

I recently realized for me to continue to consider myself middle aged I’ll need to live to 124!


(127,169 posts)
2. Drop 'elderly,' please.
Mon Nov 7, 2022, 07:47 PM
Nov 2022

Think of yourself as 'old' due to Medicare card if you want; I received mine YEARS ago.

Response to TomSlick (Original post)


(33,930 posts)
5. It is actually
Mon Nov 7, 2022, 08:37 PM
Nov 2022

kind of fun geezing along. You can use it if you want or need to. You will soon get the hang of it!


(53,410 posts)
8. Actually you're a senior now
Mon Nov 7, 2022, 10:11 PM
Nov 2022

Just like in highschool! Top of the heap! King of the hill! Just tell them to call you sir!

Age has its perks!

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