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Study Links Ageism And Health

Nearly all older adults have experienced some form of ageism in their everyday lives, a new study finds — whether it’s seeing ageist messages and images on television or the internet, encountering people who imply that they’re less capable just because they’re older, or believing stereotypes about aging.

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You Can Change Your Views Of Aging & Improve Your Life

People’s beliefs about aging have a profound impact on their health, influencing everything from their memory and sensory perceptions to how well they walk, how fully they recover from disabling illness, and how long they live.

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Older Adults Decry Health Providers’ Ageism

Joanne Whitney, 84, a retired associate clinical professor of pharmacy at the University of California-San Francisco, often feels devalued when interacting with health care providers.

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Minister Harper Confronts Ageism And The Shame It Brings

Later life is a time of reassessment and reflection. What sense do we make of the lives we have lived? How do we come to terms with illness and death? What do we want to give to others as we grow older?

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Biden, Trump Both Likely To Be ‘Super Agers’

Former Vice President Joe Biden, 77, and President Donald Trump, 74 are likely to maintain their health beyond the end of the next presidential term. 

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Ageism Seen @Twitter During #COVID19

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a perfect storm ageism on social media. Public discourse and negative sentiment were found on nearly one out of five Twitter posts related to older adults and COVID-19.

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