People of the same chronological age vary greatly in their biological age, which has implications for frailty risk and for policy

Thursday, March 18, 2021
People of the same chronological age vary greatly in their biological age, which has implications for frailty risk and for policy
People of the same chronological age vary greatly in their biological age, which has implications for frailty risk and for polic

We tracked age-related declines in multiple organ systems across 20 years and found that, already by midlife, those aging fastest showed cognitive declines, signs of brain aging, diminished sensory-motor function, and negative views about aging.  People who are aging more rapidly than same-age peers are simultaneously at higher risk for health challenges and future frailty as well as age-based discrimination.  Read more here.