I don't think that 'holding the attention of' quite cuts it. In fact, although that's a very nice story, the ending that I quoted comes across as being just the opposite - quite arrogant - whether intended or not. What it should say is, 'if a 28 year old woman can hold the attention of a 93 year man ....' The woman only had a fraction of life's experiences that the man had, so would likely be far less interesting than him, and would do well to hold his attention for any length of time. Suggestin