People Explain All the Relatable Things They Can’t Tolerate As They Get Older

There are many gifts that aging brings, and they aren’t just limited to gray hair and wrinkles. Getting older allows us to have a lot more wisdom about the world, at least in comparison to when we were 18. What naturally follows from this is that we start to get a lot pickier about certain …
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Funny Instances of Old People Trying and Sometimes Failing to Use the Internet

People are often surprised when I tell them that my 92-year-old grandmother is capable of sending me emails. They’re surprised that my Grandfather posts to my Facebook, and still calls me to describe his dreams. While they’ve both got a pretty good handle on using the world wide web, there’s plenty of people their age …
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Bleak Video of Old People Playing Slots Inspires Twitter Meme Excellence

Most casinos are chaotic and depressing places. The free booze, cool temperatures, and desperation combine to create a place that can inspire excitement, but more often misery and disappointment. My times at casinos have started with optimism, the truth is that I have no freaking idea what I’m doing, and I usually walk away with …
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Weary Cashier Speaks Out Against Elderly Customers for Trauma Dumping on Workers

Anyone who has worked with the general public for minimum wage can tell you that it’s traumatizing. What not everybody will clarify, though, is that sometimes this suffering comes from the trauma of the customer, as well as your own. As a random stranger paid to perform a service for others, you tend to come …
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Exhausted Cashier Speaks Out Against Elderly Customers for Trauma Dumping on Workers

Anyone who has worked with the general public for minimum wage can tell you that it’s traumatizing. What not everybody will clarify, though, is that sometimes this suffering comes from the trauma of the customer, as well as your own. As a random stranger paid to perform a service for others, you tend to come …
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Funny Posts From Old People Who Have Failed to Master Social Media

My grandmother never fails to impress me. At ninety three years young, she has (sort of) figured out Facebook – wishing all of her thirty-six friends happy birthday, and sometimes, happy birthday in heaven. While it’s great to see her keeping in touch with friends from Tufts (most of whom have fallen victim to Ray-Ban …
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Wholesome Boomer Moments and Endearing Gaffes

As much as boomers and millennials seem to love warring on the internet over who screwed the world up, we can’t let ourselves forget how awesome old people can be, especially when they attempt to use some new kind of tech for the first time. It’s also important to remember that we’re all going to …
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Great Grandma Has Near Death Experience, Wakes Up and Demands Soup

Death might be one of the few inevitabilities in life, but how we end up making our way out can be a fairly random occurrence. Even if we pass in the way that most people hope to, i.e. at peace, at a ripe old age, and surrounded by loved ones, there’s no telling the curveballs …
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Exhausted Cashier Rails Against Elderly Customers for Trauma Dumping on Workers

Anyone who has worked with the general public for minimum wage can tell you that it’s traumatizing. What not everybody will clarify, though, is that sometimes this suffering comes from the trauma of the customer, as well as your own. As a random stranger paid to perform a service for others, you tend to come …
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