Middle age, period of human adulthood that immediately precedes the onset of old age. Though the age period that defines middle age is somewhat arbitrary, differing greatly from person to person, it is generally defined as being between the ages of 40 and 60.
What age bracket is middle age?
Generally speaking, the younger people are the earlier they place the boundaries for each of the stages. For instance, most 18-24 year olds consider a person to have reached middle age by the age of 40, while among those aged 45 and over most dont think that stage of life is reached until the age of 50.
What age is considered old age?
65 or older Typically, the elderly has been defined as the chronological age of 65 or older. People from 65 to 74 years old are usually considered early elderly, while those over 75 years old are referred to as late elderly.
Is a 60 year old old?
One study distinguishes the young old (60 to 69), the middle old (70 to 79), and the very old (80+). Another studys sub-grouping is young-old (65 to 74), middle-old (75–84), and oldest-old (85+). A third sub-grouping is young old (65–74), old (74–84), and old-old (85+).
What happens to a womens body at 35?
She starts to lose bone density slowly after about age 35, as hormone levels change—a process that accelerates after menopause. A healthy lifestyle including weight-bearing exercise, such as walking and strength training, helps keep your bones strong both before and after menopause.