Aging is relative to one's internal condition. Are you happy? Or are you miserable? The real question is how much of one's thinking and living address the process in the first place? Yes, there may be pain and so it must be dealt with rationally and by every effort to BE content no matter what.
As a child life is wonderful and sometimes strange. Yet, why not the SAME outlook during aging? It can be just as fun to grow older. IMHO.
You should dissolve all discrimination of individuality and absorb all things into a harmonious oneness.
The virtue of a highly evolved being embraces all people and things and dispels the darkness which isolates them.
Hua Hu Ching-primary lesson.