When aging results in appreciable decreases in what we consider to be our nominal level of functioning, losses become apparent and can cause the downheartedness of aging. It is important to be realistic and realize what our bodies have done and what is happening to them. Also, what we must do to shore them up.
Aging with its physical and mental challenges is simply the end product of molecular changes in our bodies─ remember vigorously that aging is MOLECULAR! Our bodies produce aging molecules in several different ways.