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What to Expect in Your 50s, 60s and 70s and Beyond

Get to know the quirks — and perks — of getting older

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Go ahead. Take a look at yourself in the mirror and feel good about what you see. — Photo by Craig Cutler

En español | You know all those fears you have about aging? Here's a reality check. Aging is not only slow; it's often imperceptible from year to year. "The natural aging process is a relatively minor process until the ninth or 10th decade," says Larry Matson, Ed.D., coauthor with Donald M. Vickery, M.D., of Live Young, Think Young, Be Young … at Any Age.

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With our three AARP "What to Expect" guides (about being in your 50s, 60s and 70s-plus) you'll learn how to, among other things ... save your skin, keep your heart strong, preserve your senses, motivate your metabolism, bone up for good health, improve your sex life, ramp up your immunity, take fewer nighttime trips (to the bathroom), stay sharp and — most importantly — be happy. At every age!

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What to Expect . . .
in Your 50s

You may notice subtle (unwanted) changes, especially in your metabolism and skin. But you'll hopefully experience improvements too, such as fewer allergies, better sex and a more positive outlook on life. Read

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in Your 60s

Being 60-something isn't as old as it used to be. And staying mentally and physically active can help keep you both fit and young at heart. (By the way, an older heart really can pump as well as a youthful one.) Read

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What to Expect . . .
in Your 70s and Beyond

Sure, much about aging isn't great. (Example: Your nose and ears really do grow larger the older you get.) But there are great things too. Today's septuagenarians are having a lot more sex than any 70-plus generation before. Read

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