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Age is Just a Number: Self Perception

Advantages of Aging Brief #2

The Ohio Longitudinal Study of Aging and Retirement, which took place from 1975-1995, found that individuals aged 50 and older who had a positive self-perception of aging lived 7.5 years longer than individuals with negative self- perceptions of aging.

Click on the link below to read more about the importance of positive perceptions of aging.

Self Perception Age is Just a Number
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