If people can age with class, then Harlene Goodrich, 80, and Dorothy Kelly, 91, should be considered aging’s rock stars.
These women — two strangers from opposite ends of the country and the poles of politics — agree on the basics on how to age well:
— Forming and reforming circles of supportive friends
— Actively participating in political and non-political groups
— Finding outlets for creative talents
— Keeping physically active
— Staying emotionally active in ways that inspire the mind and nurture the spirit
At a time when women increasingly live into their 90s and more men reach their 80s, the art of aging requires work, thought, planning and,...