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Quotation by Alison Judson Ryerson
One of the final challenges for human beings is to get old with as much verve and gumption as possible. Old parents who keep on being interested in life give a subtle kind of sustenance to their children; they are givers of hope and affirmers of life.
Alison Judson Ryerson (20th century), and Wendy Coppedge Sanford. Ourselves and Our Children, by Boston Women's Health Book Collective, ch. 5 (1978).
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