When I think back to when I was a boy growing up in Brooklyn, I can’t remember knowing anybody who was 90 years old.
I can’t remember knowing anybody who was 80 years old.
It was odd for any child in my neighborhood during the time of World War II to see people in their 70s. Our lifespan was just not that long. If you reached your upper 60s back then, you were considered a wise man or woman in your elder years.
If that seems hard to believe, consider this. When the Social Security Act was passed in 1935, there was a very good reason that benefits were payable to retirees at the age of 65. The reason was that most workers didn’t live past the age of 64 at the time.
A great deal has changed in medicine and nutrition since then. Miraculously, after quintuple bypass surgery at the age of 53, I’m still here.
I’m 86 now, and I don’t see the end in sight.
That brings up a good question. Who does an 86-year-old turn to for advice?
When you’re 86, you have no elders to lean on. Our parents have passed on, and many of us have seen our friends depart. Frank Sinatra told me that was the most difficult part of aging. Seeing your friends go. We often find ourselves in lonely positions.
I am still doing the work I love, and I’m very fortunate to have a 21-year-old son who helps me through my day-to-day activities. Because of the technology, he has more access to knowledge at 21 than I had at 60.
But I’m sure there are a lot of people in their 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 100s who would like to have more reach. That’s why I’m so excited to introduce you to Royal Age.
Knowledge is power, and Royal Age is going to bring essential knowledge to so many people who will be able to live as if they were much younger. Royal Age will be like having the mentor that you can turn to in order to find the right path, get the best information or even find the best deal out there.
It will enable us to have a place in a community, and most importantly, it will inspire our curiosity. Childhood curiosity has been the secret to my success, and I don’t think it’s diminished from the time I was a boy.
I’m told many people can get jaded and lose curiosity as they age. But that’s not going to happen if you keep coming back to Royal Age. It will be that comfortable place where you will be constantly surprised in all the best ways. No matter how old you are, Royal Age will help you live the best life that you possibly can.
I’m happy to have you join me.
Larry KingBack to home
To all of you – Royal Age family,
We are excited to welcome a new Chairman of the Board. He is a Professor and a worldwide renowned expert of Public Health and Aging who also serves in the White House Health Committee.
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