12/19/2012 – Older People Become What They Think, Study Shows

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When stereotypes are negative — when seniors are convinced becoming old means becoming useless, helpless or devalued — they are less likely to seek preventive medical care and die earlier, and more likely to suffer memory loss and poor physical functioning, a growing body of research shows.

Read the full article at The New York Times.

Longevity News 2012, mind, mobility

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