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14 Aging Cartoons That Make Getting Older a Whole Lot Funnier

Updated: Mar. 28, 2024

If laughter keeps you young, then these cartoons may be the ticket to getting older gracefully.

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The Grim Retweeter

The body may decay, but the Internet is forever.

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The coast is clear

It was worth the wait. Check out these cartoons about family life that’ll make your relatives seem less crazy.

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"I haven't taken a day off since old media was new media."
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Old media

Reading things in print is so much better than staring at a screen.

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The rest of the story

And she retired happily ever after. Next, check out these quotes about aging that’ll make you feel good about growing older.

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Technological advancements

As humans get older, we somehow become more and more like machines. Here are 23 more cartoons technophobes can appreciate.

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Those were the days

And the I Heart NY shirts only said, “I Like NY.”

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She knows best

Don’t forget the chocolates, either! You’ll get a kick out of these other love and marriage cartoons that are hilariously accurate.

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"I just felt the good cholesterol kick the bad cholesterol."
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Eating right

Every little win is a victory.

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Invasive surgery

Some people will do anything to look younger, including getting rid of a few extra eyes. Next, check out these old people jokes that make growing old so much funnier.

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A great idea

Shopping would be much less stressful if these really existed. Check out these 16 other cartoons people with anxiety will understand.

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Reflecting on a fruitful life

Just try not to laugh at these hilarious pun cartoons that never get old.

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Morbid humor

Now that’s what we call making the best of a bad situation.

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After all, some of the greatest writers churned out their best work later in life. Here are 30 more work cartoons to get you through the week.

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The husband says to the wife, "We're already out of style".
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Newer models

It’s hard to keep up with the trends. Don’t miss these 20 cartoons that prove daily life is funnier than any stand-up routine.