I want to revisit the topic of schizophrenia in our older years. At the end of this SharePost, I'll link to detailed information on the topic.
Most accounts define middle age as between 45 and 60. Does it get better as we move forward in our recovery? I'll be 47 in April so I hope it does. I'm on the cusp of middle age.
One thing that determines how well a person will fare is how quickly he's treated after first exhibiting symptoms and whether he takes his medication every day as prescribed.