It's not just that most of the people I work with are younger than my youngest child.
According to Israeli laws, rules and regulations, I'm among the ותיקים vattikim old-timers. I got the official card in the mail from the government. With that card I can get all sorts of discounts.
I can't get things for free. One needs money to pay for what isn't discounted. But it's still nice. I've been able to ride the buses half-fair for two years already.
Think about it:
When a girl turns twelve she's Bat Mitzvah, a woman according to Jewish Law, and fifty years after that she passes the next milestone and becomes an official senior citizen.
So, what am I supposed to do? get up on the stage and say: