“AGING” IS AN ACTIVE VERB, positive and all-inclusive process, and not a label to be placed old and frail adults. With aging, perception can literally become reality.
According to a Yale University research study, individuals who maintain a positive outlook about growing older live on average 7.5 years longer than those who do not – a bigger increase than associated with exercising or not smoking. At Eskaton, we say the “Everyone is aging. Some of us just have more experience.”