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How respecting your elders can change your life, too.
From Wish of a Lifetime Why it Matters:
A Growing Population
The senior population is expected to double by 2050, and the 85+ population will triple in that time. Seniors are the fastest growing population in the world, and the number of seniors will only continue to grow. Currently, 11.3 million seniors live alone, and the number of single-person households increases with age.
Seniors who experience social isolation are more at risk for heart disease, high blood pressure – even dementia. Some researchers say it is just as hazardous to health as smoking. According to the National Council on Aging, nearly 1 in 3 socially isolated seniors expect their quality of life to get worse in the next decade.
Communities that produce the most centenarians share traits of social integration, community support, and family involvement. Culture matters – seniors who live in cultures that value, respect, and integrate them into the community live longer and have a better quality of life. Together, we can build this culture.
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