Do you remember the day you started noticing your parents getting old? I do, and it was painful.
Her face, once smooth and rosy on the cheeks, was now tinted with sallowness and engraved with lines and folds of skin, the telltale signs of ageing.
His vision was once as sharp as a hawk. Now, everything is always too far, too near or too dark.
They started to forget things, like where they put away their glasses, keys, or why they were suddenly standing in the middle of the kitchen.
They started getting out of breath more easily, often puffing and blowing after going up just a small flight of stairs.
I was determined to put up a good fight — if I can’t reverse the effects of their senescence, I will at least try to defer them! We can do it with a well-balanced diet, plus the necessary supplements to counter each of the symptoms. It can be done!