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Scandinavian countries ranked highest for well-being of older adults-5132

Scandinavian countries ranked highest for well-being of older adults

An index measuring the social and economic well-being of older people in four key domains (income security, health, personal capability and enabling environments) ranked 96 countries based on data provided by government and nongovernmental organizations.

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Centenarians share keys to healthy aging-4730

Centenarians share keys to healthy aging

A recent analysis counted 55,000 centenarians (people 100 years and older) in the United States, 2007-2011, most of whom were women (The Centenarian Population 2007-2011). Beyond the demographics of education, marital status and poverty level, what are centenarians thinking?

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What does the term

What does the term "successful aging" mean?

The authors of a new review noted that it’s been about 50 years since the term “successful aging” was introduced. Is there now a defined meaning for the term? They found 105 definitions for successful aging.

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Gerontology

Do anti-aging and successful aging advocates share the same goals?-4435

Do anti-aging and successful aging advocates share the same goals?

Given the extra years of longevity that is experienced by the aging populations across the globe, it is not surprising that older adults cite maintaining their independence and staying healthy as top goals. How will they achieve these goals?

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Gerontology

How retirees use their time is more important than how much time they have-4304

How retirees use their time is more important than how much time they have

Surveys conducted by AARP and the National Council of Aging, among others, found that many older adults looked forward to more time for leisure activities, along with time with family and friends, after retirement from full-time work.

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Adult day centers improve participants' well-being-4289

Adult day centers improve participants' well-being

Structured interviews were conducted among 417 people who used adult day care centers and 402 individuals who did not.

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