Gillain McKeith’s offers her readers insights into “How to Beat Old Age.”
“The problem is I think we are fixated with age in this country.” says Gillian, “I think we need to get away from age and deciding we should be a certain way by a certain age. So what I’ve done in my new book is I’ve written a whole section on age and I’ve made the point that you need to do about your health when you get to a certain age rather than do less.”
What she has to say is pretty good common sense stuff.
My problem is the wrapper she puts it into.
The war (battle, military) metaphor is unhelpful and points us away from the real challenge— how do we make peace with old age.
By the way, here is a picture of Gillain McKeith.
She does have her critics…