Nothing stays new forever. Cracks, creases and threadbare patches eventually appear, replacing shiny perfection.
Aging does not mean gloomy, depressing times enter as happiness exits. It is just a different stage, a completely unique experience.
Maintenance, however, may be a necessity in this stage. Sometimes a little more attention is required.
For instance, the sculpture, “Grandmother’s Joy,” by Fritz White, was purchased in 1998 for the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Now, a decade later, it needs some TLC.