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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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Feel younger than you are? That may extend longevity-5198

Feel younger than you are? That may extend longevity

Among 6,489 individuals at an average chronological age of 65.8 years, their self-perceived age was 56.8 years. Most of the adults (69.6%) felt three or more years younger than their actual age, while 25.6% had a self-perceived age close to their real age and

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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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