There are three categories of people you cannot do without as we are growing older,
(1) your family,
(2) people in your place of worship and
(3) childhood friends, who include your Old School mates.
Friends, take it or live it, at 60 & above, loneliness kills because the Children you are working hard for now will go their way to raise their own immediate families and pursue their own destinies, just as we did now.
At that time it's these people in these 3- Categories that take away loneliness and keep your company.
Pls, out of your busy Schedule, set time out to say hi to your real-Old-age-cure-against-loneliness. In the 3- Categories, the only one that knows you better and can relate with you down to heart are your childhood friends. So why are you feeling too big or inferior to come along? It's not possible we cannot all be at the same level. Some will be very rich, moderate and some poor - that is the beauty and misery of life. Some will be so educated, while some will still be Secondary school certificate holders. If you are up, bring others that are willing up and if you are down, never bring those that are up down with your mouth or attitude.
At close to 50years and above, you have 10 to 15years active working life. So cool down, stop saying I am this, I am that. Please , flow into other people's lives and let then flow into yours.
Respect friendship and value relationship because it's helps most importantly in old age
Just ruminating on life in time to come... I hope have been able to pass a message to us.
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