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It is ironic how two groups of people separated by 70 years or more can be so alike As people age they often take on the characteristics of dependent children Their ability to care for themselves diminishes dramatically to the point that they resemble the helpless babies they once were The most obvious similarity between old people and babies is that they need the care and intervention of others They may depend upon someone for something as simple as moving from place to place Many elderly and infants can not walk without assistance A person weak with age may sit in a wheelchair all day and require others to push them because they are unable to turn the wheels themselves Obviously some old people are more fortunate than others because they only need their cane or walker But even these people may still require someone at their side in the event their legs tire or they run short of breath Similarly babies can not go far by themselves Babies are dependent on their parents to push them in strollers or carry them in their arms When infants grow they begin to crawl But crawling is as inefficient due to the slow pace as a fortunate older person stumbling along with their cane It is as if the two groups cross each others path One is on the way to improvement and the other is on the ultimate downward spiral to their demise Perhaps the way these diverse people move from place to place is not their most obvious similarity When comparing a baby to an old person it is impossible to ignore their distinct aromas Elderly people simply dont let others forget their presence as they remind those in their vicinity of the pungent odors of age Although the old person is not entirely at fault the strong fragrance can be modified Everyone knows that old people take medications for their ailments but as a
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