Aging Matters

How Discrimination Can Physically Age You

Special | 2m 30s  | Video has closed captioning.

Vanderbilt University Social Network's Aging and Policy Study (VUSNAPS) looks at how negative life experiences like discrimination, harassment and violence — which LGBTQ+ people experience more in their lifetimes on average than heterosexual people — affects long-term health. For example, experiences of discrimination have been linked to sleep quality disruptions, which significantly impact heath.

Aired: 06/23/22

Rating: NR

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Aging Matters is a local public television program presented by NPT.