If you ask doctors what disease their patients fear most, they’ll tell you: dementia. Growing old itself is not so scary to many people. But the idea of living in a demented state can paralyze people with worry or tempt them to pursue preventive treatments based on false hope.
Dr. Eric Larson unpacks the findings of several life satisfaction studies.
Read about it in Healthy Findings.
July 1, 2015—National Institute on Aging renews funding for long-running ‘living laboratory.’