The nature of old age and how we now perceive it. | andreusK - Contributor - Getty I
Like most British people I was saddened but not entirely surprised by the death of the Duke of Edinburgh a week ago today. However, what did strike me was that although the duke was just two months short of his 100th birthday, that fact in itself wasn’t particularly surprising in this day-and-age. Indeed his longevity got me thinking about the nature of old age and how we now perceive it.