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Does coming to God near death count less than coming to God when times are good?

Rabbeinu Yonah of Gerona, Shaarei Teshuvah, Second Gate, XXXIII: ‘...When one grows old and his evil inclination grows weak, he is not rewarded for repentance as for perfecting his heart in his youth. ...
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Does coming to God near death count less than coming to God when times are good?

If the teshuva is genuine, not only is it regarded as being a proper teshuva, but in some instances, it is regarded as being even more praiseworthy as the person has changed the habits of a lifetime ...
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Does coming to God near death count less than coming to God when times are good?

From the Rambam's laws of Teshuva: [Who has reached] complete Teshuvah? A person who confronts the same situation in which he sinned when he has the potential to commit [the sin again], and, ...
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