Gerontology & Geriatrics

Ageism and health: Study shows close links

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 ...


No time for self-care? Even small doses can help

In order to ensure good mental health, it is important to make self-care a priority says Barbara Randall, director of Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care Employee Assistance Program, who insists that small doses every ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The link between mental health problems and later physical health

Across the world, populations are aging. Increases in life expectancy over the last century, combined with declining birth rates mean that the proportion of older people is on the rise in many countries. Projections suggest ...

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