(And it is mostly women in the retirement communities, as the men die early and marry younger).
The LOL's are the same way. They arch their backs, they spit and hiss and growl. And they will claw your eyes out, if you are not careful!
The sad part is, eventually we all get older and more tired. We can't keep up the house, we can hardly even drive, and things get ugly in a real hurry. And we see this firsthand, often up-close. Those who can afford it can hire a day nurse to come visit and "help out around the house". Those who cannot, struggle to get by, and often it ends in a very messy manner.