New study reveals the top signs you're getting old which include complaining about your ailments more often or being flattered when someone asks for your ID when visiting the bar has made our list.
researchers say that the average age of 41 is the age that adults typically start exhibiting signs of "getting old," but the saying "you're only as old as you feel" is also true for three in four adults who say that they feel younger than their age.
Dietary changes is the most popular lifestyle change that go along with cutting back on bad habits such as drinking and smoking have also been linked to people feeling younger than they actually are.
From forgetfulness to joint pain, here are the top signs you’re getting old
- Forgetting people's names
- Losing hair
- Feeling stiff
- Talking a lot about your joints/ailments
- Groaning when you bend down
- Severely disliking the music of younger generations
- Misplacing your glasses/ bag/ car keys etc
- Getting more hairy - ears, eyebrows, nose, face etc.
- Avoid lifting heavy things due to back concerns
- Saying 'in my day'
- Finding it tricky to sit cross-legged on the floor
- Choosing clothes and shoes for comfort rather than style
- Falling asleep in front of the TV every night
- Falling ill more often
- Complaining about more things
- Needing an afternoon nap
- Struggling to use technology
- Finding you have no idea what 'young people' are talking about
- Complaining about the rubbish on television these days
- Spending time comparing illnesses and injuries with friends
- Not knowing or remembering the name of any modern bands
- You consider going on a 'no children' cruise for a holiday
- You start driving very slowly
- You struggle to lose weight easily
- Buying a smart phone but having no idea how to do anything other than make phone calls on it
- Spending more money on face creams / anti-aging products
- Falling asleep after one glass of wine
- Feeling you have the right to tell people exactly what you are thinking, even if it isn't polite
- You like getting asked for ID
- Being told off for politically incorrect opinions