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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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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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What will people do to extend their lives?-4286

What will people do to extend their lives?

Most people can expect to live longer than previous generations, a longevity trend that has made the concept of living to a very old age possible. The 90+ population in the United States is growing at a faster rate than younger ages in the 65+ age cohort (US Census), while centenarians (100 years old) in Canada have the second-highest growth rate of all age groups (Statistics Canada).
Will aging adults look to biomedicine to extend their lives?

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Positive relationships with grandchildren reduce depression-4283

Positive relationships with grandchildren reduce depression

Older adults aren’t always so happy living with youth under 18 (ICAA Research Review, [13]22, June 2013). However, if the younger person is an adult grandchild and the relationship is positive, a different story may be told.

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Older adults optimistic about the future-4256

Older adults optimistic about the future

With what feelings do older adults look to the future?

SURVEY: Telephone interviews were conducted with 2,007 US adults ages 60 and older, 1,000 people ages 18-59 and oversampled (extra) people ages 60+ with low incomes or three or more chronic conditions, and individuals 80 years and older.

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