Stay positive as you quit smoking and remind yourself why you want to quit. This can be a powerful motivator to keep you smokefree. The benefits really do outweigh the effort it takes to quit for good.
Why quit smoking at an older age? I'm 73 years old. Will quitting smoking really make a difference in my health at this point? ...even if you've smoked a great deal for many years, quitting smoking will reduce your risk of the many diseases caused by smoking. It will even lengthen your life.