Whoever said that growing old isn’t for sissies had a point. Every day, I see patients struggling with aches, pains, limited mobility, and far worse. When our health declines, we tend to blame aging. But I’ve come to the conclusion that growing older isn’t the villain. It’s our “everything is downhill now” response to aging that’s the problem. Because the truth is, growing older is certainly better than the alternative. And now scientists are discovering that simply changing your attitude about aging can truly be a game changer.