As the name of his blog implies, Lustig believes “late life” is more descriptive and less patronizing than the term ‘senior citizen.’ He started “The Late Life Crisis” last May and the site has had more than 100,000 visitors.
Besides allowing him to interact with interesting people, the blog helps keep him busy.
“I write quickly,” he said, and something always pops into his head when he sees a blank computer screen.
He tries to avoid politics and religion because he doesn’t want to offend anyone, especially regular readers – many of them middle-aged – who’ve become close friends.
“They either know they’ll be here (late life) before too long,” he said, “or they have aging parents.”