10 Most Common Misconceptions About Ageing (PICTURES)

19/10/2012 12:44 | Updated 26 October 2012
  • Sarah O'Meara Former Lifestyle Editor of The Huffington Post UK

While growing older can certainly be challenging to our health, reports about dementia, cancer and failing joints can make the prospect seem overly miserable.

With a robust diet and levels of exercise that keep your heart happy, there's every chance we can all live long, happy and healthy lives.

So while 20-somethings stress and strain about the state of their lives, here are 10 reasons to enjoy being older and wiser.

10 Misconceptions About Aging