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How we think is how we age

How we think is how we age

by STEPHANIE ERICKSON
Contributor

Our perception of aging has directly influenced the way in which our systems and families care for our seniors.

Why are we so afraid of aging? Why do we only see negative aspects of aging? This week’s guest, Dr. Marc Agronin, author of How We Age: A Doctor’s Journey into the Heart of Growing Old and I discuss how society understands aging and the ways in which those misconceptions drive how we care for and support our seniors.

Are you concerned about someone’s mobility in the home? Are you afraid of falls leading to an unnecessary hospitalization? Self Assist Mobility LLC offers a variety of products to install easily in the bathroom, bedroom or anywhere in the home to encourage independence with standing, sitting and walking.

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