7 Absolutely Admirable Octogenarian Women ...

Have you noticed how many admirable octogenarian women there are? If you think that turning 80 means descending into a decline, think again - there are plenty of women refusing to give way to stereotypes of age. Many are still very much active in their field. Learn about these admirable octogenarian women and gain some inspiration for the future …

1. Queen Elizabeth II

One of the most admirable octogenarian women has to be the Queen. Whether you're a monarchist or not, it's extraordinary how active the Queen still is. At 88, she still carries out hundreds of engagements every year, rides frequently, and has only in recent years began scaling down her foreign engagements. I'm half her age, and probably have half her energy!

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