What You Believe = How You Fare

It’s not LGBT-specific, but an accumulating body of evidence points to a critical feature of successfully growing old: your beliefs about aging!

Yet another study has been published finding that among 598 adults age 70 and older followed from 1998 to 2008, those who had positive views of aging recovered better from an illness or injury.  A New York Times blog on the new study and two of its predecessors is available at  http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/19/older-people-are-what-they-think-study-shows/?smid=fb-share

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