Two-thirds of Americans 65+ said they always feel good about their looks, compared to 61% of 18-34-year-olds. Middle-aged people were the least likely to express satisfaction, with 54 percent feeling good about their appearance.
Experts weren’t surprised by the results.
“With age you gain less investment in what the media declares. Your identity is more established. You have the wisdom of years to put to what really matters to you,” said Dr. Gail Saltz, a New York City psychiatrist and TODAY contributor.