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18 relatable getting older memes that poke fun at the realities of aging

Looking for a getting old meme to send to a friend (or, you know, to chuckle about privately)? Check out these funny memes about getting old.

18 relatable getting older memes that poke fun at the realities of aging

Like it or not, getting older is a part of life. While aging gracefully is definitely the goal, it’s not always the reality. If you’ve ever gotten out of bed and heard your joints create their own symphony or walked into a room and been unable to recall why you entered, you know that maturing isn’t for the faint of heart.  

Maintaining a lifelong sense of humor is one way to stay young — in spirit at least. Even if it causes you to pull a muscle, laughing at the universal aches and pains that accompany aging can ease a bit of the discomfort.

Here are 18 memes that highlight some of the low — but funny — points that accompany getting old. 

1. It actually happens overnight

one day you're young meme
Image via Memedroid

2. It’s not getting older…

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3. Who me?!

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Image via Meme Generator

4. Ah, the joys of aging!

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Image via Reddit

5. When you still feel like a “miss,” but you’re mistaken for a “ma’am”…

Image via Liz Alterman  

6. Sometimes what you hear is more interesting than what was actually said… 

7. Looking on the bright side always helps 

8. Mirror, mirror on the wall…I don’t recognize that face at all!

9. You’ve still got it!

10. Never mind those white whiskers 

11. As you get older, you perfect the ability to do two things at once

12. You’ll also learn to pick your battles

Image via Kelly J Oneill/Instagram

13. The body’s natural self-defense mechanism is hard at work

14. Who knew your hearing and vision were intrinsically linked?

15. Safeguarding those secret recipes for future generations

16. Seems like only yesterday you were adding that hit song to a mixed tape 

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17. Insomnia…the struggle is real

18. You tell it like it is