• When are you too old? That is a question we ask ourselves throughout our life. In our twenties, before having a family, we might ask: I am too old to play with toys? And yet once we have children or later grandchildren, we again have fun with the Play-Doh, dolls and the toy trucks of our youth. Society often tries to answer these questions for us. You’re too old for a Happy Meal, says the clerk, or perhaps later your family says, “you’re too old to drive a car.