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Aging Experts Advocate Global Effort to Ensure People’s Health Spans Match Their Life Spans

November 13, 2019

Across the world, more people are living longer. But “whether the extra years will be good ones — and whether societies and economies will benefit as a result — depends on the actions we take now,” states an editorial in a new supplemental issue of The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences from The Gerontological Society of America.

Report Identifies Three Dimensions to Lifelong “Longevity Fitness”

November 13, 2019

Perseverance and attention to social connections, health, and finances will give people the best chance to thrive as they age, according to a new report titled “Longevity Fitness: Financial and Health Dimensions Across the Life Course.” It also says that policymakers, employers, and individuals can take actions now to give people the best chance of maintaining their longevity fitness as older adults.

Higher Education Holds Key to More Age-Friendly Society, Publication Says

November 12, 2019

The age-friendly movement is an ideal means of embracing demographic shifts in higher education and society at large, according to the latest issue in the What’s Hot newsletter series from The Gerontological Society of America (GSA), titled “Higher Education and Aging: The Age-Friendly Movement — Building a Case for Age Inclusivity.” Support for the publication was provided by AARP.


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