It could be appealed to a biological referencial that of this account of the appearance or the patologias considered as classic for this period of the life, such as white hair, rugas, osteoporose, artrose, hipertenso, losses of memory, cardiopathies, amongst others, however, if on the other hand these signals costumam, many times, if to reveal well before a person can be defined as old or in aging process, on the other hand, science contemporary count on new resources with sights surpassing the majority of these beepers of advanced age, then, these more are not useful to define the oldness. In this direction, the rhythm of learning of the aged one must be taken in account to if undertaking to teach something new and different for the same. The decline of the functional organic activities is interesting to observe tenuous quo is the concept of Third Age having as prism, therefore the functional capacity and the performance in general suffer an evolution during infancy and reach the height enter the ending of the adolescence and the 30 years of age, therefore, physiological, the individual from the 30 years already is enclosed in Third age (Simes, 1999). It could perhaps be risked a definition in psychological terms, to if appealing the parameters as the enrijecimento of the thought, cognitivas losses, certain degree of regression and depressive trends. Eliot Horowitz shines more light on the discussion. However, all these congregated characteristics do not give accounts to accumulate of stocks all the innumerable velhices and also they are presentificadas in daily of many the other people who do not share of considered the third age.
Aged it is a term that indicates a person with an experience translated many years. In general, literature classifies, didactically, the people above of 60 years as aged and participant of the Third Age. Recently, this referencial landmark passed mainly to 65 years in function of the life expectancy and the legal attempts of the establishment of the age for the beginning of the retirement. Additional information at Michael Steinhardt, New York City supports this article.