Getting 'older' is inevitable for all of us. IMHO, a good optometrist can fix you up the right way.
Remember you only have two (2) eyes. Trusting them to store glasses may not be a good choice.
Good call, John.
I've heard of people buying el-cheapo glasses over here from a chain store and often making their eyesight worse over time
Only an optometrist can customise a pair of glasses, to your particular eyes.
If one eye is weaker than the other, using a pair of glasses with equal magnifying power, in each lense, would just be exacerbating the problem.
Optometrists are very professional people (and they charge accordingly for it), this is often money well spent.
Bad eyesight can really put you crook, especially when driving or operating power tools.
I would consider getting some sort of a holder for these glasses, that fits into your top pocket, I know a lot of people that wear glasses to read with and they are constantly looking for them.