successful aging


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successful aging

1. Aging in which emotional, intellectual, physical, social, or spiritual interests are optimally maintained or developed.
2. Health or well-being in aging.
Synonym: life satisfaction
See also: aging
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The Successful Aging Expo, sponsored by Providence Golf Club Community and absolutely free for attendees, promises to be an informative, inspiring, and fun day designed especially for the 50+ active adult.
Each section contains discussion on the evolving role of technology for communication and successful aging, as well.
While it might have been expected that the level of sugar intake would make the biggest impact on successful aging, Ms.
Successful aging was defined as including an absence of disability, depressive symptoms, cognitive impairment, respiratory symptoms, and chronic diseases including cancer, coronary artery disease, and stroke.
Their 2014 SAGE (Successful Aging Evaluation) study recruited 200 people in their 50s, 200 in their 60s, 250 in their 70s, 411 in their 80s, and 238 in their 90s.
Such findings in medical research warrant a greater emphasis on positive aspects of health such as well-being, successful aging, and behavioral strategies for prevention--a concept known as "positive psychiatry," Dr.
The range of the lifestyle factors that reflect the essence of both the Successful Aging model (Rowe & Kahn, 1998) and the Well Elderly Study (Clark et al., 2001; Clark et al., 1997; Clark et al., 2012) are, in fact, deeply embedded in the domain and process of the Framework, such as activities of daily living, rest and sleep, work, leisure, social participation, habits and routines, health promotion, and prevention.
Nutrition is related to successful aging (7) and eating contributes to quality of life (8, 9).
Offering positive images of successful aging, each chapter opens with an excerpt from the author's blog and contains chapter-ending summary points.
Akbaraly, PhD, of France's Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale and colleagues report that high levels of interleukin-6, which are elevated during chronic inflammation, are associated with a reduction in successful aging, which they define as the absence of chronic diseases and disability coupled with optimal physical, cognitive, cardiovascular, and respiratory functioning.*
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