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Mobility is key to healthy aging, review suggests

A clinical review by geriatricians at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) finds that mobility limitations are a litmus test for healthy aging and urges primary care physicians to take a more aggressive role in ascertaining the mobility of older adults. The study was published recently in JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, as part of its continuing series, “Care of the Aging Patient.”

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