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WHO findings reveal that ageism and fear of ageing are widespread
 

WHO findings reveal that ageism and fear of ageing are widespread

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The United Nations has found that 60% hold ageist attitudes “on the level that racism and sexism were maybe 20, 30 or 40 years ago”, and that these fears of aging hasten death.
 
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8 Oct 2016 - General
 
So far in my existence, just like you Ms. Lianne Marie Victoria Laruan , i never thought about getting old. I am enjoying every bits and moment that i have. Stressing myself in this case will surely made me look old. Haha! So, naaah, nooo! And for now, what we can do to help our self is to maintain a healthy lifestyle as much as possible. Eating nutritious foods and exercise on daily basis. It is good to read an a...
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True Marinelle Castro, there are so many studies now trying to unlock the secret to longevity, as many people seem to be anxious about aging. It's true that aging is inevitable, and there’s nothing we can do to stop it, but what we can work on is start as early as now to adapt a healthier lifestyle. Having healthy habits while young will surely pay off in the long run and reflect on our health later on when w...
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Ageing is a natural phenomenon that I suppose started after 60 years of age. People have mixed views about their ageing depending on their health condition and family status. It is worst to bear for aged individuals if they are considered useless by their families. WHO has warned that people who have negative views about their own ageing have difficulty in recovering from a disease or disability and they live on about 7.5 years less than those having positive views and attitude toward their agei...
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The Singaporean government's effort to take care of its aging population is admirable. I've always been an advocate of preventive medicine because it is beneficial, sustainable and cost-effective in the long run. Its good to read that collaborative efforts are being done for more efficient healthcare services. The concern for ageism is really widespread because more research studies are being dedicated to longevity. To answer the question of @L personally I am scared of losing productivi...
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Are you scared of getting old? Personally, I haven’t really thought about this yet, but the common thinking is that growing old is linked to being less productive, less healthy, and less able to do the things we love. This article just shows that we have to change our thinking about growing old, as some studies show that people who think negatively about growing old may have shorter life spans. Though I haven’t really thought about getting old yet (I’d like to believe I am still young, haha), ma...
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