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stay young at heart

To maintain behavior or a disposition that is more youthful than one's age. I can't believe Grandma's taking dance lessons at 90 years old—how does she stay so young at heart?
See also: heart, stay, young
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be, stay, etc. young at ˈheart

(of an old person) still feel and behave like a young person: He says that the secret of living to 100 is to remain young at heart.
See also: heart, young
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As someone who smiled a lot, who was kind and stayed young at heart. Alternatively, as the woman who won an enormous fortune on her 52nd birthday.