A new survey has found on average, people say they feel seven years younger than their actual age and won't begin to embrace getting older until they hit 47. A survey of 2,000 general population Americans aged 40+ found nearly four in five (77%) feel younger than they actually are and 55% still see their younger selves in the mirror. And for more than 65% of respondents, they see reading glasses in their reflections. Commissioned by Foster Grant and conducted by OnePoll, the study found more than a third of people hesitate to admit getting older because they either don't want to "look old" (37%) or don't want to admit to not being able to do the things they used to do regularly (36%). However, wearing reading glasses was not highest on the list of things that make someone feel older. Only 29% of older Americans say reading glasses automatically make a person appear older than they actually are.
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