Affirmations for the elderly

Affirmations for the elderly

  • I bless all the years that I’ve lived.
  • I deserve to live my life pain-free.
  • I deserve to feel young.
  • I deserve to act young even when others don’t.
  • It’s okay to be healthy when others around me are ill.
  • I enjoy being elderly at this time in my life.
  • I am having the best years of my life.
  • It’s okay to live my senior years medication-free.
  • It’s okay to be proud of living so long.
  • I have contributed much to my world.
  • Every day I live I contribute to the world.
  • I choose to live the remainder of this life in total comfort.
  • I choose to live the remainder of this life in total happiness.
  • I feel a renewed energy every day.
  • All my organs are as strong and healthy as ever.
  • My mental capacities grow stronger every day.
  • I draw people unto me who need me and my skills.
  • There is plenty of room on the planet for me to exist.
  • I am worthy of being a part of this planet.
  • There is plenty of time for all I still choose to do.
  • I’m proud to be a senior citizen.
  • I deserve to live for a very long time.
  • I contribute to the world at any age.
  • I feel younger now than I did in my s insert number.
  • As the years go on I find continued joy and purpose.
  • My spine stays strong and supple.
  • I retain my faculties even unto old age.
  • My hair remains a vibrant color free from gray.
  • I retain excellent driving skills even unto older ages.
  • I love my gray hair; it makes me look distinguished.
  • I think I’m young so I am.
  • My young friends help keep me younger.
  • As I’m aging I’m gaining wisdom.
  • I’m keeping fit to better enjoy my golden years.
  • When I hear my grandchildren sing my heart smiles.
  • Listening to my children laugh makes my heart sing.
  • I keep my mind and body active to remain young.
  • Life is more precious to me as the years go by.
  • Age is only a number to me.
  • I choose to feel act and look young.
  • I’ve lived many years and am enjoying my memories.
  • When I stay fit physically and mentally I stay young.
  • My children and grandchildren bring sunshine to my life.
  • It’s okay to continue to grow wiser as I mature.
  • Others may think I’m old yet I’m out-walking them.
  • Learning new things keeps me young.
  • New mental challenges keep my mind young.
  • I am thankful for the ability to learn new things.
  • It’s a pleasure to be a role model to my grandchildren.
  • I am keeping my mind fertile by exercising it.
  • My gray hair is beautiful and I love it.
  • I bless all the years that I’ve lived
  • I deserve to live my life pain-free
  • I deserve to feel young
  • I deserve to act young even when others don’t
  • It’s okay to be healthy when others around me are ill
  • I enjoy being elderly at this time in my life
  • I am having the best years of my life
  • It’s okay to live my senior years medication-free
  • It’s okay to be proud of living so long
  • I have contributed much to my world
  • Every day I live I contribute to the world
  • I am young and beautiful …at every age.
  • I honor and respect all the elders in my life.
  • I think new and different thoughts each day.
  • My life is a glorious adventure.
  • I have no limitations.
  • I take time to play with my inner child.
  • I meditate, take quiet walks, enjoy nature; I enjoy spending time alone.
  • Laughter is a big part of my life; I hold nothing back.
  • I live every day to the fullest.
  • I have all the time in the world. 
  • “The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.”  ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.” ~Sophia Loren
  • “In the central place of every heart there is a recording chamber.  So long as it receives a message of beauty, hope, cheer, and courage – so long are you young.  When the wires are all down and our heart is covered with the snow of pessimism and the ice of cynicism, then, and only then, are you grown old.”  ~Douglas MacArthur
  • “For the unlearned, old age is winter; for the learned, it is the season of the harvest.”   ~Hasidic saying
  • “Every year should teach you something valuable; whether you get the lesson is up to you. Every year brings you closer to expressing your whole and healed self.”   ~Oprah Winfrey
  • “One of the reasons people get old—lose their aliveness—is that they get weighed down by all of their stuff.” ~Richard Leider
  • “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” ~Mark Twain
  • “I suppose real old age begins when one looks backward rather than forward.” ~ Mary Sarton
  • “Of all the self-fulfilling prophecies in our culture the assumption that aging means decline and poor health is probably the deadliest.” ~ Marilyn Ferguson
  • “Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.” ~Jackie Joyner-Kersee
  • “Your 40s are good.  Your 50s are great.  Your 60s are fab.  And 70 is f*@king awesome!”  ~Helen Mirren
  • “Know that you are the perfect age. Each year is special and precious, for you shall only live it once. Be comfortable with growing older.”  ~Louise Hay
  • “Oh, the worst of all tragedies is not to die young, but to live until I am seventy-five and yet not ever truly to have lived.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.
  • “You don’t stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.” ~George Bernard Shaw
  • “I believe the second half of one’s life is meant to be better than the first half. The first half is finding out how you do it. And the second half is enjoying it.”  ~Frances Lear
  • “We are not victims of aging, sickness, and death. These are part of scenery, not the seer, who is immune to any form of change. This seer is the spirit, the expression of eternal being.”  ~Deepak Chopra
  • “Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” ~Franz Kafka
  • “To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.” ~Pearl S. Buck
  • “The trouble is, when a number—your age—becomes your identity, you’ve given away your power to choose your future.”  ~Richard J. Leider
  • “It annoys me when people say, ‘Even if you’re old, you can be young at heart!’ Hiding inside this well-meaning phrase is a deep cultural assumption that old is bad and young is good. What’s wrong with being old at heart, I’d like to know? Wouldn’t you like to be loved by people whose hearts have practiced loving for a long time?”  ~Susan Moon
  • “I’ve always said that I will never let an old person into my body. That is, I don’t believe in ‘thinking’ old. Don’t program yourself to break down as you age with thoughts that decline is inevitable.”  ~Wayne Dyer
  • “Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.”  ~Ben Franklin
  • “Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.” ~Maggie Kuhn
  • “A human being would certainly not grow to be 70 or 80 years old if this longevity had no meaning for the species to which he belongs. The afternoon of human life must also have a significance of its own and cannot be merely a pitiful appendage to life’s morning.”  ~Carl Jung
  • “The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded on a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts and we grow happier as we grow older.” ~William Lyon Phelps
  • “Getting old is like climbing a mountain; you get a little out of breath, but the view is much better!”  ~Ingrid Bergman
  • “If you associate enough with older people who do enjoy their lives, who are not stored away in any golden ghettos, you will gain a sense of continuity and of the possibility for a full life.” ~ Margaret Mead
  • “When it comes to staying young, a mind-lift beats a face-lift any day.” ~Marty Buccella
  • “My physical body may be less efficient and less beautiful in old age. But God has given me an enormous compensation: my mind is richer my Soul is broader and my wisdom is at a peak. I am so happy with the riches of my advanced peak age that, contrary to Faust, I would not wish to return to youth.”   ~Robert Muller
  • “None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.”  ~Henry David Thoreau
  • “Elderly people are like plants.  Whereas some go to seed, or to pot, others blossom in the most wonderful ways.  I believe beauty competitions should be held only for people over seventy years of age.  When we are young, we have the face and figure God gave us.  We did nothing to earn our good looks.  But as we get older, character becomes etched on our face.  Beautiful old people are works of art. Like a white candle in a holy place, so it the beauty of an aged face.”  ~James Simpson
  • “I’m baffled that anyone might not think women get more beautiful as they get older. Confidence comes with age, and looking beautiful comes from the confidence someone has in themselves.” ~Kate Winslet
  • “The wiser mind mourns less for what age takes away than what it leaves behind.” ~ William Wordsworth
  • “Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be.” ~Robert Browning
  • “Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” ~Betty Friedan
  • “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” ~Henry Ford
  • “You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” ~ George Burns
  • “Here’s what I know: I’m a better person at fifty than I was at forty-eight … and better at fifty-two than I was at fifty. I’m calmer, easier to live with. All this stuff is in my soul forever. Just don’t get lazy. Work at your relationships all the time. Take care of friendships, hold people you love close to you, take advantage of birthdays to celebrate fiercely. It’s the worrying — not the years themselves — that will make you less of a woman.” ~Patti LaBelle,
  • “Relish love in our old age! Aged love is like aged wine; it becomes more satisfying, more refreshing, more valuable, more appreciated and more intoxicating.” ~Leo Buscaglia
  • “Getting old is a fascination thing. The older you get, the older you want to get.” ~Keith Richards
  • “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count.  It’s the life in your years.”  ~Abraham Lincoln
  • “There is also this pressure in Hollywood to be ageless. I think what I have been witness to is seeing women trying to stay ageless with what they are doing to themselves. I am grateful to learn from their mistakes, because I am not injecting shit into my face. I see them and my heart breaks. I think, ‘Oh, God, if you only knew how much older you look.’ They’re trying to stop the clock, and all you can see is an insecure person who won’t let themselves just age.”   ~Jennifer Aniston
  • “Count your age by friends, not years.  Count your life by smiles, not tears.  ~John Lennon
  • “I am appalled that the term we use to talk about aging is ‘anti.’ Aging is as natural as a baby’s softness and scent. Aging is human evolution in its pure form.”~ Jamie Lee Curtis
  • “Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the great mystery into which we were born.”   ~Albert Einstein
  • “Aging isn’t about getting old it’s about LIVING… Learning that you can age well, will actually help you to age better… let’s start celebrating and living an engaged life, and stop punishing ourselves for not looking a certain way, and instead holding ourselves accountable for actually taking care of ourselves inside first, knowing the results on the exterior will be a shining side effect.”  ~ Cameron Diaz
  • “In spite of illness, in spite even of the archenemy sorrow, one can remain alive long past the usual date of disintegration if one is unafraid of change, insatiable in intellectual curiosity, interested in big things, and happy in small ways.”  ~Edith Wharton
  • “I have absolutely no objection to growing older. I am a stroke survivor so I am extremely grateful to be aging – I have nothing but gratitude for the passing years. I am aging – lucky, lucky me!” ~ Sharon Stone
  • “It’s like you trade the virility of the body for the agility of the spirit.”  – Elizabeth Lesser
  • “I love living. I love that I’m alive to love my age. There are many people who went to bed just as I did yesterday evening and didn’t wake this morning. I love and feel very blessed that I did.”   ~Maya Angelou
  • “Aging happy and well, instead of sad and sick, is at least under some personal control. We have considerable control over our weight, our exercise, our education, and our abuse of cigarettes and alcohol. With hard work and/or therapy, our relationships with our spouses and our coping styles can be changed for the better. A successful old age may lie not so much in our stars and genes as in ourselves.” ~George E. Vaillant
  • “I don’t believe in aging.  I believe in forever altering one’s aspect to the sun.”  ~ Virginia Woolf
  • “With age comes the inner, the higher life. Who would be forever young, to dwell always in externals?”   ~Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • “The great thing about getting older is that you become more mellow. Things aren’t as black and white, and you become much more tolerant. You can see the good in things much more easily rather than getting enraged as you used to do when you were young.”    ~Maeve Binchy
  • “We don’t grow older, we grow riper.” ~Pablo Picasso

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