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3. What Do You Think?

Project Skill

Life Skill

What To Do

Complete the following activity, and discuss your answers with your group or with your project helper.

What three words would you use to describe an older person?

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Name three good things about getting old.

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Name three bad things about growing old?

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Looking Back...

Of course you can think of both good and bad things about aging and older people. That's because older people have both good and bad traits, just like everyone else! What are some of the good and bad things about being your age?

What's Next?

Once you have thought about this question, continue on to the next activity Aging Quiz or return to the All Old Folks Are Not The Same Table of Contents.