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Global aging index rates countries' health/wellbeing-6119

Global aging index rates countries' health/wellbeing

Researchers have developed a barometer that estimates how countries are adapting to the dramatic increases in the number and proportion of older persons.

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Report: Negative attitudes about aging impact health-6108

Report: Negative attitudes about aging impact health

The Gerontological Society of America has published an AARP-sponsored supplement issue of The Gerontologist devoted solely to attitudes and stereotypes about aging.

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More active, and more functional limitations-5936

More active, and more functional limitations

To focus attention on health promotion and preventive services, The US Healthy People 2020 goals contain 42 topic areas, and older adults are among them.

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Long-term care workforce needs more workers-5462

Long-term care workforce needs more workers

By analyzing current long-term care usage patterns by age, gender and race, and projecting those patterns into the future, the authors of an analysis estimated that at least 2.5 million

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Active aging is maintained in Europe despite economic conditions-5323

Active aging is maintained in Europe despite economic conditions

In 2012, the Active Ageing Index was developed to track the current status of older adults as well as the potential for active ageing in a given population, along four dimensions: employment; participation in society; independent, healthy and secure living; and capacity and enabling environment for active ageing.

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At 65, expect about 19 more years of life-5215

At 65, expect about 19 more years of life

A new data analysis of the US population in 2013 projected that people age 65 could live another 19.3 years, with women expected to live an additional 20.5

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