"Aging can be the most dreaded thing in the world," that comment is sad but true for many people, said Hedria Lunken, a Williamsville consultant who urges people to rethink their negative views on aging and instead focus on he beauty of each passing year.
Not an easy thing to do in a youth-oriented society where people continue to search for an antidote to aging -- a magic pill to take, an injection or potion that can stop he hands of time.
"We need to look at age in a different way," said Lunken, whose company focuses on creativity and team building. "Old age isn't something you have to suffer through."
She knows a 90-year-old woman whose active schedule would exhaust most people 20 years younger. A recent news story, meanwhile, told of a retired firefighter who, at age 79, was pitching in with rescue efforts at the World Trade Center in New York City.
To them …