Jane Glenn Haas: Aging has its pleasures, as well as heartaches
Posted Oct 01 2008 8:20pm
Conventional wisdom says a woman's slippery slide to old age starts with menopause. But who the heck knew women who read this column aren't conventional? Menopause is when the obsession to stay young kicks in, says Janet Champ in her book, "Ripe: The Truth About Growing Older and the Beauty of Getting on With Your Life," (Beyond Words, 2005).