Older Age, What Is It Good For? (Part I)

The renowned developmental psychologist, Shlomo Katz, described older age as a window of opportunity to learn from one’s past, forge new paths of self-awareness, and engage the world with a renewed eagerness. Was that my experience?

I was riding the subway one day, holding a Whole Foods bag in one hand, reading the Daily News sports section in the other when a red-cheeked NYU student looked up…