For me, a vital old age means working For the Grandchildren. I think that’s ultimately what we’re about in working for affordable housing, organizing against gun and gang violence, and baking cookies.
Does that cut out the person who can only sit and pray? By no means, get going with it. The person who has difficulty thinking and operating the spoon? I suspect not: they might have feet in both worlds, something to convey us along, if we would hear.