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Purpose in life linked to better sleep-6149

Purpose in life linked to better sleep

An estimated 45% of older adults report difficulty in falling or staying asleep and close to 40% report a sleep disorder such as sleep apnea or restless legs syndrome (RLS).

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Assistive devices aid successful aging-5985

Assistive devices aid successful aging

When older adults realize they are declining, what do they do? About one-quarter of people 65 years and older followed in the National Health and Aging Trends Study did something to enable them to maintain their daily activities.

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How do older adults define successful aging?-5957

How do older adults define successful aging?

Successful aging has been described in a variety of ways by gerontologists and other professionals.

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Stats: At age 65, over 19 more years of life-5939

Stats: At age 65, over 19 more years of life

n the United States, people age 65 can expect to live an average of 19.4 years.

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When a spouse stops driving, both partners disengage-5246

When a spouse stops driving, both partners disengage

Reports on paid work and formal and informal volunteering for 1,457 couples ages 65 years and older were compared before and after one of the partners stopped driving.

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Special Issue expands on the concepts of successful aging and active aging-5241

Special Issue expands on the concepts of successful aging and active aging

The February 2015 issue of “The Gerontologist” presents a collection of 15 articles within the theme of Successful Aging. Several articles are scholarly discussions of whether the term “successful aging” is accurate or could be accurate given that the population of “older adults” is so diverse. Other articles cover a variety of topics.

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