Ageism and Health: Study Shows Close Link

June 15, 2022

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Nearly all older adults have experienced some form of ageism in their everyday lives, finds a new U-M study. In addition, individuals with more health concerns, including poor physical or mental health or chronic health conditions, experienced ageism at higher rates. Preeti Malani, M.D., director of the National Poll on Healthy Aging and professor at Michigan Medicine, highlights key findings from the study and the concept of “everyday ageism.”

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