With the elderly population growing in the U.S., loneliness among older adults is a real concern. Dr. Ruth Walker and Dr. Lisa Hall are psychology professors at Missouri State University, who specialize in aging. They share with Healthline some strategies older adults can use to keep loneliness at bay. … [Read more...] about How can the elderly overcome loneliness?
Ageism, or discrimination based on age, is a serious issue for the aging population. However, ageism isn’t just focused on the elderly. “The experience of age discrimination for being older can begin as early as young adulthood,” said Dr. Ruth Walker, assistant professor of psychology at Missouri State University. “The perceived age of a person is relative to the individual … [Read more...] about Inequality across the lifespan