Are you now at that age where:
These feelings are all too common as the stereotypes around age come into play. Anyone can experience ageism, younger or older based on perceptions of your age not even your exact age.
More experienced adults tend to see these attitudes most.
This attitude can come from your children, siblings, friends, or professionals that you work with. In these cases it’s important not to lose your voice.
Your needs are exactly that, your needs. While others may have the best of intentions it doesn’t mean that their solution is right for you.