Ageing with SCI

The life expectancy of SCI people injured in the last 20 years or so has improved greatly. With this in mind, younger people ideally should start thinking long term about the wear and tear and the general effects that an SCI is going to have on their lives. Ageing is never an easy subject to broach especially with someone in their 30s or early 40s. In this article, four people speak about how they feel about ageing and what preventative measures they take, if any, in trying to preserve their body functionality.

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