Geronimus says poor Detroiters face greater health risks given adverse social conditions
a PSC In The News reference, 2015
"Aging Together: Extreme poverty linked to early aging in Detroit" - MLive. 6/20/2015.
In this story, a series on aging in Detroit, Arline Geronimus discusses her research findings that the adverse economic, political, social, psychological, and environmental contexts faced by the older poor in Detroit - "whether they are white, black or of Mexican descent" - negatively impact their health, "including at the cellular level."
Additional Media Coverage:
"How Does Poverty Lower Life Expectancy?" - WDET. 6/17/2015.